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Irish Farmers
     

Irish Farmers

by Ciara Ryan
 

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What’s sexier than an Irish farmer? Well, lots of things, actually, but they certainly aren’t as suave, thoughtful, or bring such infectious joy. For seven years, Ciara Ryan’s hilarious Irish Farmers wall calendar has been one of the most popular calendars in Ireland. Now it’s time for America to meet the strapping Irish Farmers and a

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What’s sexier than an Irish farmer? Well, lots of things, actually, but they certainly aren’t as suave, thoughtful, or bring such infectious joy. For seven years, Ciara Ryan’s hilarious Irish Farmers wall calendar has been one of the most popular calendars in Ireland. Now it’s time for America to meet the strapping Irish Farmers and a bunch of adorable bunnies, dogs, sheep, and even ostriches, in book form.

This funny sweet, and tongue-in-cheek full-color collection of photos of young farmers naked from the waist up alongside their favorite livestock is sure to please the lasses and lumbersexuals alike. From CSA moms to urban woodsmen, from garden girls to grizzly bearded hipsters—one of these clever lads will surely haunt your most secret dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781250088765
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/01/2016
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
910,042
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

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Irish Farmers


By Ciara Ryan

St. Martin's Press

Copyright © 2016 Ciara Ryan
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-250-08877-2



CHAPTER 1

GARETH

I'm a qualified adventure-sports instructor for rock climbing, paddling, mountain biking, and skiing.


JAN

I had a pet peeve once, but he was run over by a tractor.


JAMIE

I can crack an egg with no hands.

My dream job? A male stripper.

I was letting the chickens out one morning and the geese, who hate me, spotted that I was cornered and decided to have a go at me. Me being the "athlete" I think I am, ran and jumped over them. Unfortunately I did not escape unharmed as one of the sneaky bastards managed to bite my meat and two veg.

What moment of the photo shoot are you glad did not get captured? When I was getting my makeup done.

Interesting Farmer Fact: Jamie is Gary's son.


GARY

What is the funniest thing that ever happened to you in connection with livestock? I was removing rope that had been caught up round the blades of a grass mower, on my knees cutting away with a knife, when Timothy, a huge texel ram decided it was his opportunity to, let's say get a bit friendly. He jumped me from the rear pinning me to the mower. I called the wife to get him off, she called back "Now ya know what it feels like, darling."


JOHN F.

The worst stereotype about farmers ever is that we are all old and wear tweed and wellies and stand around talking about the war or something. During the harvest I'd be sitting in the harvester in shorts and vest top with my Ray-Bans on listening to the latest tunes.


STEPHEN

I can play the spoons to two national anthems.


STEPHEN

My perfect date is a female version of me!


I HAVE A BLACK CAT CALLED TEAPOT. HE HAS A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR.


RICHARD

I'm a great man to boil an egg.

If I was cooking dinner and I could invite anybody, it would be the Marx Brothers.


STEPHEN

My least favorite animal is the Loch Ness monster.


THE WORST STEREOTYPE ABOUT FARMERS? THEY ARE ALL TRUE.


(Continues...)

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Meet the Author

CIARA RYAN grew up in Dublin, Ireland. After a stint as a reporter, she started CR Enterprises, which produces the Irish Farmer Calendar. Ciara’s goal is to marry a farmer and attach a hay trailer to her very own Bentley some day!

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