'You need someone generous,' she said, my husband's name unspoken between us, 'with a bank account, not a piggy bank'.And so, just before Christmas, I meet Mairead Molloy.Miraculously, given that I was the editor of a woman's fashion magazine, before meeting my husband in my early 40s (then a BBC journalist, he came to interview me; as soon as we got married, he gave up his job and started having sex with other women), I had only ever had three boyfriends, two of whom hadn't even liked me that much.Liz Jones braves the snow in Times Square, New York, as she searches for Mr Right I think the reason I never met men was that I was either working, or sat at home, wishing they'd come to me, which, of course, they didn't.One of the longest established agencies in the UK and now specialising in dating and introductory services for those in their 50's, 60's and 70's.Offers dating services for more mature individuals and excellent value for money, with prices starting from just £895 for a full years membership, which is less than online dating in some instances but with the same excellent standards of service through your own personal matchmaker and high level of confidentiality.Not all dating or personal introductions companies are able to provide a true national coverage and this can be a drawback, particularly if you live in one of the more rural areas away from the larger conurbations, where numbers of daters could be smaller. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee, Paisley, East Kilbride, Livingston, Hamilton, Cumbernauld, Kirkcaldy and Dysart, Dunfermline, Perh, Ayr, Kilmarnock, Greenock, Coatbridge, Glenrothes, Aidrie, Stirling, Falkirk, Irvine, Dunfries, Motherwell, Rutherglen, Wishaw, Clydebank, Bearsden, Cambuslang, Buckhaven, Methil, Methilhill, Leven, Newton Mearns, Arbroath, Elgin, Bishopsbriggs, Musselburgh, Renfrew, Bellshill, Alloa, Bathgate, Dumbarton, Kirkintilloch, Peterhead, Blantyre, Barrhead, Grangemouth, St Andrews, Kilwinning, Johnstone, Viewpark, Penicuik, Erskine, Broxburn.
Our matchmakers offer a very personal service, readily available on the telephone to discuss progress and the profiles of other clients that we have recommended to our members.
Irish by birth, and having made a fortune in hotels, she now divides her time between Cannes and London.
Five years ago, with an address book positively bulging with successful but often lonely men and women, she decided to set up a dating agency.
We also appreciate that in today’s world people continue to be active and forward looking for many years beyond the age of fifty and are not prepared to settle for a single life when they know they would be more content if they shared their life with a partner.
Therefore Avenues Dating has more recently concentrated on offering a personal matchmaking service exclusively to clients who are over 50 years of age, developing expertise in matchmaking within this more mature singles group.