ACTRESS Vivienne Connolly has revealed she's finding it "really strange" being back on the dating scene.
The 35-year-old admitted to pals that she's delighted with her romance with TV producer John Norton, but is taking things very slowly.
And an insider told the Herald it'd be a long time before the Carlow native would ever consider bringing the Straywave boss home to meet her kids.
"It's still early days and she obviously has her family to consider. John hasn't met Vivienne's kids.
"She's very protective of her children and at the end of the day she doesn't know what will or won't work out. Potentially down the road and if the relationship gets more serious she might, but definitely not for a few months."
Fair City star Vivienne has been single since splitting from her former husband Mark Dunne, the son of well-known businessman Ben Dunne, over two years ago.
Sources said that getting back into the dating scene has been a "really big deal" for the blonde.
"It's strange for her to be back out there. She did worry initially because the mature side of her feels that she's a mum, with responsibilities. The kids are her number one priority, but she still deserves to go out."