Out of the Depths…Sheep farmer Séamus Ó Cíobháin with his dog ‘Floss’ from Dún Chaoin, Slea Head, on the Dingle Peninsula, Co.Kerry, driving his ewes a mixture of cheviot towards Clogher Head, after feeding nearby. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan / ISSUED 03/03/2020

Dylan Kealy is an avid reader of the machinery section of IFJ and loves helping his dad Michael on the farm. They have a dairy farm last has 200 cows and they also do beef and tillage. \ Claire Nash

Kevin and Amy McCabe at the Kingdom Co-op Mart show and Sale in Tralee, Co Kerry. / Valerie O’Sullivan

John Byrne, his children Eamon and Molly, with his father Eamon after feeding a bunch of freshly dried off cows on the home farm at Coolnasmear, Co Waterford. / Donal O' Leary

Michael Nolan from Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, who bought the first animal when Enniscorthy mart first opened in 1968 is back ringside as the mart reopened following the second lockdown. \ Philip Doyle

Suckler and sheep farmer James McCaffrey from Aughnasheelin, Co Leitrim, feeding silage to his Limousin and Charolais-cross cows. \ Philip Doyle

Michaela McComiskey at her farm in Mayobridge, Co Down, for My Farming Week. \ Colum Lynch

Keelin Walsh with some of her pet sheep. Keelin first started when her father and tillage farmer Derick Walsh bought her her first sheep two years ago called Maggie May. \ Philip Doyle

Pat Casey, Whitechurch, Co Cork, keeps an eye on the ring as he buys some bullocks at Corrin Mart. / Donal O' Leary

Patrick Fortune, Gorey, Co Wexford, and his suckler herd that have just been brought into the shed for the winter as he doesn't want them to lose condition in the bad weather. He is preparing them for the January Carnew show and sale. / Claire Nash

Con Twomey harvesting Isabel spring oats near Robert's Cove, Co Cork. The crop yielded 3.4t/acre at 19% moisture and 54kph. \ Donal O'Leary