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17 great photos from the Donkey Derby in Ballacolla

The rain didn’t dampen the spirits at the Midlands Donkey Derby in Ballacolla on Sunday as those in attendance were treated to a whole range of entertainment including dog shows, sheep shearing, a Poc Fada, a Fittest Family and, of course, the Donkey Derby itself.

Our photographer Oonagh Maher was on hand to capture some of the action – and as you can see yourself it was a day of thrills and spills.

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Steven Miller is owner and managing editor of LaoisToday.ie. From Laois, Steven studied Journalism in DCU and has 14 years experience in the media, almost 10 of those in an editorial role. Husband of Emily, father of William and Lillian, he's happiest when he's telling stories or kicking a point.