Dating a farmer in ireland
Carol Lawless, Rachel Daly and Shannon Kelly-Smith are all from farming backgrounds, and thought it was about time that the positive side of life on the farm was highlighted.
Their page is packed with comical pictures and comments, showing the lighter side of farming life.
Be prepared to know, but don’t ask how it’s coming.
I can probably answer this for you – not fast enough.
And now, to make things easier, our dating service is available online.
What's more, you don't have to be a farmer to sign up - the Farmer Wants a Wife is for anyone and everyone whose heart is in the country and who would love to meet their soulmate.
Incredibly, it is 20 years since Country Living first launched its unique dating service, which was based on this simple premise: that if you live and work on the land, it can be especially hard to find a partner.It also invites eligible bachelors to get in touch and promote themselves online.Alternatively, family and friends can nominate someone to be the ‘Farmer of the Day’, with involves a picture and a brief summary of his likes and dislikes.The three women set up the page as a bit of fun, after being shocked by some of the misconceptions about farms held by people from cities.Carol spoke to the Irish Examiner about the page: “I actually convinced a Dublin girl that there was no electricity in my house and we had to milk the cow every morning to have milk for breakfast cereal.” However, Carol admitted that she wouldn’t personally want to marry a farmer because they work too hard, but Rachel is “only dying to catch one”.