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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.
" Gender roles began to shift in the 1990s and Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider published a best-selling book called The Rules which advocated a return to more traditional values: never phone a man; only accept weekend invitations after Wednesday and never have sex on the first date.
Author and columnist Anne Marie Scanlon, who left Ireland for New York in the mid-90s, was a Sex and the City-style columnist during this period.
"At 17 I met a guy in a chat room for a date and he was great. When I went on 'the market' to attract my soulmate eight years ago, the first thing I did was go online as a result of that positive experience when I was 17.
"I met my husband at a real-life event, but we were both online dating at the time.
She says the difference between the dating cultures was staggering.