14 reasons why you should date someone from Derry

People from Derry may not have the olive skin of the Italians or the beach bodies of the Brazilians but they do have more than their fair share of attractive attributes.

Thursday, 11th April 2019, 5:40 pm
Updated Thursday, 11th April 2019, 6:42 pm
We Derry folk will surprise you with our dulcet tones and penchant for romance.

Here are 14 reasons why you should consider dating someone from Derry.

Some of us hate the sound of our own voice but talk to anyone who is not from here and they will tell you how much they love listening to us talk. Oh, and the Derry accent was voted the sexiest in all of Ireland last year!
We might not like receiving compliments but we have absolutely no problem with giving them to those around us - good news for you if your other half is from Derry.
The pace of modern life can be so quick that some find they have make sacrifices in order to attain success. This is not the case for many Derry people. Family matters and we will always make time for what's important.
What we lack in dark and tanned skin we make up for with our world famous skill of charming prospective partners with our very Derry gift of the gab.
Are you the kind of person who avoids complaining about customer service or food while dining out? If you decide to date someone from Derry you can kiss that hangup goodbye as we are not backward when being forward.
The Derry welcome is so utterly genuine that people who are from here look forward to it when coming home after being away for a while. We will go out of our way to make you feel welcome and like you belong here.
When all is said and done, Derry people will surprise you with just how romantic they can be. We also know where the most romantic places to visit in Donegal are so be prepared to be wined and dined!
There's something uniquely wonderful about our sense of humour. It can be awfully dark at times but it's always hilarious. Perhaps it's our self-deprecating tendencies that makes us standout?
Would-be scammers have to get up early in the morning to catch Derry people out. We are able to spot a chancer a mile off so if you date one of us you'll never have to worry about being conned ever again.
If you thought Game of Thrones character Cersei Lannister was a fiercely protective matriarch then you ain't seen nothing yet. There's no problem too small or too big for a Derry mother-in-law to help solve.
As a result of countless childhood summers spent in Donegal, there is a really good chance your Derry squeeze will know where to get the best whipped ice cream in the county - what are you waiting for?
Everyone has to try the delight that is the sausage roll bap at least once! Count your lucky stars if you're dating someone from Derry as they will know what's required to make this culinary masterpiece.
Everyone in Derry knows someone with a caravan in Donegal so if money is tight for a summer holiday this year and you're dating someone from Derry then pack your bags for the Costa del Donegal.
If you're a fan of Derry Girls and struggle to understand what is being said sometimes then why not date someone from Derry? They can translate and you can relax and laugh till your heart's content!