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Dublin man Dami revealed as one of the first Love Island 2022 contestants

Dami, 26, says he's "very passionate" and "funny" but he'll "try not to cause trouble."

Pictured: Dami Hope

Edel Hughes

Meet the Dublin man who bound to get hearts racing in the Love Island villa this summer.

Microbiologist Dami Hope has been revealed as one of the first contestants for season eight of the Virgin Media show.

Dami, 26, says he's "very passionate" and "funny" but he'll "try not to cause trouble."

He's the second contestant to be unveiled joining Welsh paramedic Paige Thorne from Swansea, hotel waitress Indiyah Polack from London and Welsh student Liam.

Dami says he applied to the hit dating show for "new experiences".

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He said: "This year I was kind of being more open to new things and I think actually that's why I put myself out there to get some new experiences. Love Island is a different experience, I will be talking to different girls, it might not go well with some, might go well with others, so it’s a fun experience."

Quizzed on what he'll bring to the Mallorcan villa, Dami said: "Just myself - Dami Hope! Being me - funny and my personality. I don’t know if I will cause trouble, I’ll try not to cause trouble but sometimes you don’t intentionally cause trouble - but it happens!"

And he claims to always put his partner first when coupled up. Dami revealed: "When I’m actually in a relationship, I think it’s a star sign thing, I’m an Aries but I’m very passionate - I always used to put that person first.

"If they had something they wanted to do or something they were passionate about, I’d make sure that even if it’s something I’m not talented at I’d get talented at it just so it helps them. I’m really good at being in a team and actually looking after each other."

Love Island starts at 9pm Monday 6th June on Virgin Media Two and Virgin Media Player

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