My Privileged Life

With the Scarteen Black and Tans

Book Description

The Ryans of Scarteen have been hunting their distinctive "Black and Tan" hounds for over three hundred years. The author, a universally loved sportsman, was Master and huntsman of this world-famous pack for a half century. In this warmly personal autobiography, he introduces his ancestors -a who's who of Ireland's great families- and recounts his own sporting life.

About Ryan, Thady

Thadeus "Thady" Ryan is Master of Foxhounds of the Scarteen in County Limerick, Ireland. He served as Chef d'Equipe of the Irish 3-day Olympic teams and served his government as its designated sporting ambassador. He has retired to his wife's homeland of New Zealand.