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They're naughty and nice - meet the ab-tastic hunks who are stripping off in aid of charity. Buff, bronzed and slathered in baby oil, these cheeky have-a-go models have done the 'full monty' in the hopes of raising some serious cash for charity.

They're naughty and nice - meet the ab-tastic hunks who are stripping off in aid of charity. Buff, bronzed and slathered in baby oil, these cheeky have-a-go models have done the 'full monty' in the hopes of raising some serious cash for charity.

Daring to bare, the charitable Dubliners are set to get pulses racing as they vow to raise more than €10,000 for the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

The kinky Crimbo calendar, which is aptly named the 'Hunk Calendar 2015', features 18 ripped and ready men, ranging from dad-of-two and cancer survivor Noel NcNeil, to Irish kickboxing champion Richard Kiely

Organiser James Lumumba, who has raised over €80,000 for local and national charities in the past four years alone, says: "I always try to come up with new, fun and innovative ways to raise funds for charity and the calendar is something that ticked all the boxes for the Christmas period.

"My friends, although shy and modest, had no issue when it came to taking their clothes off for a good cause."

The big-hearted insurance administrator from Tallaght, who has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro and ran two marathons for various charities added: "I'm hoping to raise in excess of €10,000 from the calendars, with all the proceeds going to the Alzherimer Society of Ireland.

"Apart from buying for the comedic value, 100 per cent of the proceeds will go to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, which is a great cause. I would strongly urge people to get behind us and support us as most people have been, or will be, touched by this illness at some point in their lives."

If the lads bare abs are not enough to entice you to splurge some cash for a good cause, James is happy to announce that plenty of the boys featured in the risqué shoot are single and looking for love.

"Most of the lads are hoping for at least a poke on Facebook or a match on Tinder.

"I just want to mention that Gary, Ross, Richard, Barry, Will and Gordon are all available for dating purposes - but you will have to buy the calendar to see which month they feature in."

For any of you who want a more personal memento, James adds: "The Santa hats were a real hit, which is why we've decided to give them away for free to the first 18 customers, so you better get your orders in early."

While the calendar is set to be a huge success, James admits that the shoot was a strange experience.

"It was surreal to see all these big tough guys posing, rubbing baby oil and doing press-ups, and lifting dumbbells to get their pump on. For the lads that did experience a slight bit of stage fright, their Santa hats saved them from any embarrassment.

"When I signed up for this I didn't think I would spend my afternoon rubbing oil on my friends. We went through a full bottle of baby oil, some of the lads even requested organic coconut oil!"

You can order a calendar now online at www.mycharity.ie/event/hunkscalendar2015.

Or for a more personalised touch you can collect a calendar from the hunks themselves, as the guys will be in the Square, Tallaght, on December 6.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is the leading dementia specific national voluntary organisation in Ireland. The society provides a comprehensive range of services designed exclusively for people living with dementia, their families and their carers.

As the foremost dementia-specific service provider in Ireland, the Society envisions a world where dementia can be prevented and cured, where stigma is banished and where those who live with dementia have all they need to live happy and fulfilling lives.

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland works to raise awareness and represent the views, needs and concerns of all affected by dementia.

To find your local service visit www.alzheimer.ie

Irish Independent