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The company will also, shortly, become the first regulated business of its kind in Ireland, signing up with the Association of British Introduction Agencies, as there is no similar body here.
Mr Phelan claims not to be in this game to get rich, but there’s real money to be made nonetheless.
The considered average is 60% female/40% male, but the reality is suspected to be nearer 70%/30%.
The equality offered by Two’s Company is seen by its female members —a mix of company executives, divorcees, widows, and singletons aged anything between 30 and 80 — as a huge attraction, as they’re more likely to meet a reliable match without sifting through too many non-starters, as it were.
But, far from being some cantankerous killjoy, Bill Phelan — co-founder of Dublin-based introduction agency Two’s Company — is more concerned about making sure his firm does things the right way and offers people best value for money.
I’m not a believer in courses, especially for beginners, as it’s my belief that learning to dance properly with timing can take at least 3 to 6 months for most people.
If you think about it, you can’t expect amazing results from anything you want to master by spending 1 to 2 hours per week trying to learn over the course of 4 to 6 weeks. At the classes you don’t need a partner but it always helps if you have one.
Every person who comes to my classes is important to me and everyone who comes gets my full attention.
I try and base myself in areas for as long as possible, sometimes even years, so that everyone has a decent opportunity and outlet to learn and practice on a weekly basis.
And consolidation is growing amongst service providers — US industry leader, is a particularly keen acquirer of smaller enterprises.