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"I've seen women walk up to men in pubs and hotels.

The Swinging Sixties it was not - Ireland was a late starter in that regard.

The woman who spoke to me about dating in the 1970s wishes to remain anonymous, probably because she's one of the few women who will admit that she didn't belong to a generation of virginal brides.

If a young man wanted to see her afterwards, he had to come to the front door to meet her parents.

Once deemed suitable, the pair were "chaperoned" on their date by her older brother.

Dublin-born opera singer Dr Veronica Dunne, who is in her 80s, harks back to an age of innocence.

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