St James's urban farm: Acting the goat (chicken, sheep and pig) in west Belfast
In a small corner of west Belfast, country life has come to town with the opening of a community-run mini-farm.
The St James's urban farm, located on a formerly empty plot at waste ground close to the Bog Meadows nature reserve, has become home to chickens, goats, lambs, rabbits and, most recently, a magnificent pig.
The portly porker has been nicknamed Fat Boy by local kids - and from our pictures you can easily see why.
A network of community volunteers look after the animals, and access to the farm is free for all.
Our pictures show (clockwise from top left) a community volunteer checking on the chickens; local lad Bobby Webb (2) offers a sheep a carrot treat; Eimear McGlone (12) and Tirana Hunter(12) groom the farm's guinea pigs; a goat gets its teeth into lunch, and Fat Boy the pig settles down for a snooze after a hard day's grunting.