Amanda and Kian Woodroofe from Knockananna, Co Wicklow, were very excited with the new arrivals on the farm, a set of quad lambs. The ewe was scanned with triplets but had quads.

PJ, Mandy and Scottie having a bite to eat on the farm in Fethard, Co Wexford. \ Isabel Auld

Baby Liam Tierney having a read of the Irish Farmers Journal with his grandad Johnny Lawless, from Corglass in Cavan.

Puppy Kate and her new best friend. \ Ray McEvilly

Two-year-old Aoife Murphy from Newport, Co Mayo, feeding her lambs. \ Fiona Murphy

Michael Jonson from Co Down with his first ever set of quadruplet lambs. \ Niamh Jonson

Michael Jonson's first ever set of quadruplet lambs. \ Niamh Jonson

Cliodhna Muldoon with her twin embryo Valais Blacknose lambs in Ballybofey, Co Donegal.

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In pictures: readers’ photos of the week

In pictures: readers’ photos of the week