Meet Carrie Acheson - The voice of the Ploughing Championships for 32 years
For 32 years, Tipperary woman Carrie Acheson has been addressing the hundreds of thousands of attendees at the National Ploughing Championships.
From her isolated Command and Control Unit beside Ploughing HQ, Ms Acheson lets the punters know of lost kids and missing property.
Her voice echoes across the Laois showgrounds every few minutes, occasionally espousing some witty comments across the tannoy system.
Before her job as the voice of the championships, she was on the event's board - the only woman in a 28 person committee.
"I was simply always involved in the Ploughing Championships," she said.
"I worked with farm machinery and I worked with farmers, so they kind of trusted me. You did your job, you knew your job and you were accepted for it.
"Once you gave the man the right part of the machine that was broken, he didn't worry about your sex."
Despite her years of service to the organisation, she says she will retire from the microphone in the next year or two.