How to be a Man is a series exploring masculinity and the challenges facing men in Ireland today. If you would like to add your voice to this series, email howtobeaman irishtimes. I grew up with two sisters, four brothers, my mother, my father and my grandfather. We all lived in the same house and all our aunties and uncles were local. So there were a lot of men around.
Men's hockey team strip NAKED for match in support of anti-homophobia campaign - see them in action
Most homoerotic experience in rural Ireland? 15 men naked in a GAA dressing room
Members of the University of Nottingham Men's Hockey Club even posed for a picture with "No more homophobia" painted on their bare chests. A university sports team have become an online sensation after raising awareness for an anti-homophobia campaign by playing a hockey match - completely NAKED. The hunky students bared all to be filmed for a cheeky five-a-side game which has already gone viral after being viewed over , times in just two days. Featuring 17 members of the University of Nottingham Men's Hockey Club the lads can be seen stripping off their usual match gear during the two minute long video. The buff students then crouch on the astroturf pitch in their birthday suits with just hockey sticks to protect their modesty before playing a match completely starkers. They also pose for a series of nude photos before the video ends with a team shot of the boys with "No homophobia in sport" painted across their bare chests. The raunchy video - which features members from all five of the uni's hockey teams - was released on Wednesday.