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"There always seems to be more of a hidden agenda with Irish girls as opposed to foreign girls.
Whenever I encountered girls from elsewhere, I found them a breath of fresh air," says Simon.
Basically you either regard a foreign relationship as hard work, or as exciting and worthwhile.
"The whole process of Anna experiencing the Irish culture and me experiencing the German culture has provided a fantastic platform for our relationship.
I suppose it's different strokes for different folks." But the million-dollar question is whether Irish men find women from outside Ireland more exotic and attractive?
We both regard ourselves now as part-Irish and part-Austrian, but we still don't know in the long-term where we'll set up.
"It would be simpler to pick an Irish girl, of course, but it's not just about how easy the relationship would be.
Says Simon: "It's great to have the option to stay with Anna's parents in Berlin.