Power posing, dog whistles and a side of misogyny – is David Meessen a harmless dating guru or Ireland’s answer to Andrew Tate?

Dublin seminar featured occasional good advice, a heavy dose of misogyny – and lots of jumping around

Social media personality David Meessen held a seminar in Dublin over the weekend

Darragh Nolan

Social media personality David Meessen garnered some attention last week when podcaster James Kavanagh shared a video of Meessen promoting an upcoming seminar in Dublin.

“What in the name of Andrew Tate is going on?” Kavanagh wrote on X, formerly Twitter.