So, his parents called a marriage broker in Dublin and ask him to find a good wife for their son:
The broker comes over to their house and spends a long time asking questions about Paddy and his parents as to what they want in a wife/daughter-in-law.
They give him a long list of requirements.
The marriage broker takes a long time looking here, there and everywhere and finally visits the family again with a prospective bride proposal.
He then tells them of a wonderful woman he has found.
“She’s just the right age for your son. She keeps a neat home, she is a good Catholic and knows the prayers by heart. She is a wonderful cook, she loves children, wants a large family and to crown it all, she’s gorgeous.”
After hearing all this, the family is very impressed and begins to get excited about the prospects of a wedding in the near future.
But Paddy still has some lingering doubts and asks casually: