Farmer selfie outstanding in its field

Published Thursday, 19 December 2013
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With a bunch of Irish farmers getting in on the selfie act for a photography competition, it looks like the craze is gathering steam – and hay and potatoes ...

Farmer selfie outstanding in its field
The winning entry in the Selfie On The Farm competition. (© Irish Farmers Journal)

The trend for snapping self-portraits and posting them online has proved that even world leaders are unable to resist the poser urge.

So when the Irish Farmers' Journal decided to run a competition to find the best Selfie On The Farm, there were plenty of eager entrants.

"Two fine beards," Peter Desmond from Ballinhassig said, entering his snap below.

The Irish farmer selfie competition has taken the web by storm.

Linda Costello's snap was captioned: "Sheepdog says: 'Must not blink'."

The Irish farmer selfie competition has taken the web by storm.

"Little does he know how much I really love my goose ... Yum yum," Patricia Farrelly from Ballyjamesduff said.

The Irish farmer selfie competition has taken the web by storm.

But the winning entry proved to be PJ Ryan from Newport in Co Tipperary, who snapped a selfie of himself with his cows in the background - pictured at the top of the article.

It was sent in to the competition by his daughter Aisling.

"Dad was helping my younger sister with her Agricultural Science project when he took the picture," she said.

The winner was chosen based on how many Facebook 'likes' it received and PJ's pic racked up support from around 1,750 people.

All the entries are outstanding in their field though. Unless they're in a milking parlour ...

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Harry in Harry wrote (105 days ago):
Good coment about farming i'm a farmer
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