Interesting job opportunity in Australia

We hear of plenty of Irish heading for Australia. Did you ever think that you could pursue your professional hunting career in that distant spot? Here’s a job vacancy notice which has come in via one of our moles in the Ballymacads:

Hunt Whip in Australia
We are currently seeking a keen hunter to help with hounds and horses for our season here in South Australia which begins in mid April and runs through to September. There is an opportunity to whip in twice weekly in vast country with a pack of 25 couple of hounds. We provide all board and keep and they have a cottage to share with one other. We also provide a car and a wage of approx 200 pounds per week. They must be competent riders who have an affinity with hounds and a good sense of humour and work ethic.  I would very much appreciate if you could advertise somewhere on your website or put the word out with appropriate sources. Our website is

So, if you’re interested, just contact Andrew H Gray, P.O Box 335, WOODSIDE  SA  5244; Ph: 08 8388 6084, Mob: 0407 603 630

Good luck! (And if you don’t believe that there are serious jobs for hunt servants outside the British Isles, chat to Patricia Warren of the Gaeltachts whose sister is a long-time whipper-in in America!)