Longford cancer-survivor to appear on First Dates Ireland tomorrow night

A Longford woman is appearing on First Dates Ireland tomorrow night after her late friend encouraged her to apply.

Lynsey Bennett spoke to Shannonside Northern Sound about the experience, which she says all single people should try.

She applied after her close friend Georgia – who recently passed away from cancer – said she’d love to see her on the show.


A cancer survivor herself, she said she couldn’t believe it when she received a call to confirm she’d be having dinner with a mystery date at The Gibson Hotel in Dublin.

Lynsey, who is currently isolating with her two daughters due to the risk of catching Covid-19, said she loved being on the show: