Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue's CAP tour

The scenes at Kilkenny Mart

Tensions were high as the Minister was greeted by protesting farmers due to this week's announcement of what the next CAP will entail. \ Philip Doyle

IFA vice president Brian Rushe challenges the Minister. \ Philip Doyle

The tour continued at Ballyjamesduff Mart, Co Cavan, where the Minister was met with more farm organisations protesting

Cavan farmer Francis Fitzpatrick listens as Minister for Agriculture Charlie McConalogue answers questions from farmers at Ballyjamesduff Mart, Co Cavan. \ Philip Doyle

Sowing Costello winter wheat in Co Meath

Mitchell Brothers sowing Costello variety of winter wheat at Hillfarm, Kilberry, Co Meath. \ Barry Cronin

This week's My Farming Week

Garrett and Gene Headon work 1,000ac of land in Co Kildare. \ Claire Nash

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