Ah, St Patrick's Day: A day where drinking alcohol for breakfast is acceptable and rolling around a bar with a Guinness Shamrock hat on is considered normal behaviour. It's time to celebrate all things Irish, and what better way to appreciate what the Emerald Isle has given us than with some of its most jaw-dropping male specimens. So without further ado...
10) Danny O'Donoghue
Lead singer of the The Script and all round charmer, this Irish singer has got the voice AND the looks, he was also a judge on the first 2 seasons of The Voice UK
opposite Jessie J, Tom Jones and will.i.am. What could be better?
9) Niall Horan
One quarter of the now-defunct One Direction, there's no denying that his bright blue eyes and messy blonde hair has won him millions of fans world wide. Catchy songs and handsome looks means Niall firmly earns his place in our top 10.
8) Colin O'Donoghue
Colin is an actor who's credits include Once Upon a Time
and the The Tudors
and he looks increasingly set to become one of Ireland's breakout stars. Did we also mention he plays guitar?
7) Jeremy McConnell
Jeremy is well known for his on-off-can't-decide love story with fellow CBB
housemate Stephanie Davis, but there's no denying that the model and reality TV star, with his blue eyes and tattoos deserves a place on the list....
6) Cillian Murphy
Actor Cillian Murphy is no stranger to the big screen, having notched up roles in 28 Days Later
and Batman Begins
his pouty lips and dominant cheeky bones means this guy places firmly in our top 10.
5) Aidan Turner
Aidans career began on the stage, before landing roles in Being Human
and The Hobbit
trilogy of films, he's won plenty of awards in his short career, but it's his dark curly hair and scruffy beard that means this Irish heart throb has landed a place in our top 5.
4) Andrew Scott
September 2014's Attitude cover star, Andrew Scott is known for staring alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock
, his other credits also include Pride
, he's one of Ireland's most famous openly gay actors, and not to mention he's also incredibly handsome – Irish, gay, and handsome? Winner.
3) Markus Feehily
Westlife were undoubtedly one of the most successful boy bands of the 90's and 00s, with an army of mums and grans screaming their name, Markus, who appeared on the cover of Attitude in December 2007, broke all their hearts in 2005 when he publicly announced he was gay...shame for them, great for us!
2) Colin Farrell
Despite being known in the industry as a bit of a 'ladies man' theres no denying that Colin Farrell has won over millions of men and women world wide. Some for his acting talent...some for this extremely good looks. Whilst we love films like 'Phone Booth' and 'In Bruges' , we can't help but put Colin firmly at our runner up spot.
1) Jamie Dorman
AKA, Mr Christian Grey. This hunk takes our crown for 'Hottest Irish Man' this year... After bagging the role of 'Christian Grey' back in 2014, Jamie sent pulses racing with his onscreen antics with co star Dakota Johnson. With the sequel 50 Shades Darker
due to be released early next year, we can expect another film full of sex and drama..and of course a naked Jamie Dorman. Did we mention he was also another one of Attitude's cover stars back in May 2006?
Words: Bradd-Aaron Farnsworth
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