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A round-up of some of the rest of the pictures from around the country

Patrick Kenneally from Crookstown, Co Cork, driving a County Super 6 1124 owned by George Appelbe from Ballinascarthy, at the Ahiohill tractor run. \ David Patterson

John Talbot with Aideen Blennerhassett and their triplet calves Fernando, Luca and Bo who were born to Daisy the cow on Talbot’s farm, Aghadoe in Co Killarney. \ Michelle Cooper Galvin

Neighbours Alan Homes and Sam Armstrong from Garvagh, Co Derry, at Holstein NI’s annual show and sale of pedigree at Kilrea Mart in Co Derry on Tuesday. \ Houston Green

Sligo IFA chair Michael O'Dowd and a delegation on farmers speak with Cllr Thomas Walsh of Sligo County Council at an IFA 'Enough is Enough' protest at Sligo County Council offices at Riverside, Co Sligo. \ James Connolly

NI minister for agriculture Andrew Muir and Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue at the announcement of PGI status for Irish Grass-Fed Beef on the Weir Farm, Raphoe, Co Donegal. \ Clive Wasson

Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice powering this unique sheep shearing setup as sheep shearer Joanne Devaney shears a Galway hogget at the launch of the Kepak all-Ireland and all-nations sheep shearing championships which will be held in Mountbellew Mart on Saturday and Sunday, 1 and 2 June. \ John Walsh