Sunday 28 May 2017

Macra models put some glamour into life on farm

Think you've got what it takes to be Queen of the Land?
Think you've got what it takes to be Queen of the Land?
Brendan Phelan from Kilkenny was enjoying his tea while helping the organisation highlight positive mental health by getting cheeky for a young farmers calendar, which is being launched next Tuesday at the Ploughing Championships
Nicola Anderson

Nicola Anderson

Something is brewing down on the farm and it's making everyone want a piece of the action.

Taking a tongue-in-cheek look at Irish farming life, Macra na Feirme has launched a new calendar to raise awareness of mental health.

And the shots are all about putting the glamour back into sheer hard work.

Created in partnership with St Patrick's Mental Health Service's 'Walk In My Shoes' campaign, the limited-edition calendar will be on sale at the Macra stand of the Ploughing Championships in Ratheniska, Co Laois, this week.

There's even a chance to meet the Macra models in the flesh - and to ask them if they really manage to look like that at 4am during calving season.

Irish Independent

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