Alfie Hanbridge from Stratford on Slaney in Co Wicklow with his Aubrac Bull Popeye at Tullamore Show. \ Philip Doyle

Ponchos made a guest appearance at the show. \ Philip Doyle

Some last-minute preparations in the pedigree showing area. \ Philip Doyle

Leona and Jessica Kennedy from Kilmurraymcmahon, Co Clare, take Ireland's green credentials to a new level. \ Philip Doyle

A pair of heifers receive a high-powered shower. \ Philip Doyle

Crowds watch on with interest at the Irish Farmers Journal livestock demo, where fodder budgets were high on the agenda. \ Philip Doyle

Elaine Bennett Nì Maher and her son Ryan promote the Traditional Farmer Competition. \ Philip Doyle

With €170,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, the judges had a busy day picking winners. \ Philip Doyle

Pedigree classes throughout the day drew large crowds. \ Philip Doyle

With much of the stock and their handlers in preparation mode since Thursday, it was a long haul to Sunday's show. \ Philip Doyle

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