“We’ve been getting the love fumes for years now for free,” said Debbie’s mother, Sadie, referring to the smoke billowing out of a chimney at the Pfizer factory. “I’m a flirtatious woman, a lot of us are round here.”

“It’s amazing the number of people who come to this village, perhaps out of curiosity, and then never leave,” Sadie added. “They settle down here. As they say, there’s something in the air — not that we need it, of course. But for some fellas with problems in that department, it can be a blessing.”

“There were women having babies all the time, there were babies everywhere,” Rita Rimington told the Sunday Times. “It’s the last thing that dies in a man.”

One resident claimed the town’s water contained Viagra. 

“I think that Viagra must have got into the water supply,” said Fiona Toomey. “I’m convinced that’s what happened at the very beginning before they were so closely regulated.”

“Even the dogs here have been known to walk around in a state of sexual excitement,” Toomey added.

According to a Pfizer spokeswoman, the claim that “Viagra is in the air” is little more than a myth. 

“Our manufacturing processes have always been highly sophisticated as well as highly regulated,” she told the Sunday Times

At least Ireland has one thing going for it.

Sources: Sunday Times, New York Post