The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina were the special guests at the National Ploughing Championships today.
Watch as the couple are warmly welcomed to the horse ploughing arena, meeting and greeting National Ploughing Association MD Anna May McHugh as well as Diarmuid and Mícheál Battle, whose grandad Coleman Cogan is ploughing, and his horses Ned and Ted.
President Higgins will formally launch the three day event at 5pm this evening.
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