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Killary Sheep Farm

#1 of 8 things to do in Leenane Features Animals
Bunowen, Leenane, Ireland
+353 87 298 8051
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Highlight of our day!

My husband and I thought this might be a neat stop to see how and Irish sheep farm works. But we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan A
Holly, Michigan
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Great opportunity to see a sheep dog at work.

We were a group of 9, and this was one of the highlights of our trip. Tom, the owner, had one of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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contains some of Ireland's most awe-inspiring and dramatic scenery including Killary Fjord. Sheepdog Demonstrations with highly skilled working dogs, feeding the lambs with bottles, Sheep shearing using the hand shears, turf cutting using the traditional method which visitors can try out this ancient method for themselves, walking trails, Great day out for all the family.
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Bunowen, Leenane, Ireland
+353 87 298 8051
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I thought this might be a neat stop to see how and Irish sheep farm works. But we ended up feeling like this was the highlight of our day. I sort of had two thoughts about it, that it might be for...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of 9, and this was one of the highlights of our trip. Tom, the owner, had one of his dogs round up a flock of sheep and move them around while he gave her commands. He also demonstrated sheep shearing using...More

Thank Palama88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend Killarney Sheep Farm. Tom is a wonderful host and his location is breathtakingly beautiful. Tom takes the time to explain the ins and outs of raising sheep, and the sheep herding demonstration was such fun to watch. We were able to help...More

Thank Troach53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time with Tom and learned so much. It was fascinating to watch Tom's dog herd the sheep. Tom is very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. Feeding the baby lambs at the end was an added bonus. Definitely an experience...More

Thank Deanna C
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This was the coolest visit. We watched border collie Roy follow the distant commands of shepherd Tom and he was magnificent! The sheep were herded through gates and up paths. So cool! Then we got to feed the orphaned baby lambs which were adorable! I...More

Thank luvturquoisesea
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We visited the sheep farm recently. Tom the owner showed us how he uses the sheep dogs to round up his flock. Then we had the oppertunity to feed the baby lambs and get picture taken. After we went up to the bog and cut...More

Thank Gomdori1
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Totally a good time. Very exciting! dogs were beautiful and the sheep owners were fun and very informative. Definitely a highlight of my trip

Thank TOS01
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our tour had originally called for a stop at another sheep farm in Kenmare, but they were unable to accommodate us at our time of arrival. Seeing that we were disappointed, our driver arranged for us to stop at Killary Sheep Farm instead and we're...More

Thank WhitneyA47
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We went at the expense of seeing other attractions because our daughter really wanted to do it, and it was one of our favorite parts of the trip. It's a real working farm, not a Disney tourist attraction, so don't have unreasonable expectations. We loved...More

Thank 2014ExpatinChina
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We loved our afternoon with Tom and the sheep. His property is amazing, the drive is beautiful. The sheep and the dogs are remarkable. Tom answered all our questions and taught us so much about his family farm. Getting to feed the baby lambs was...More

Thank Melissa K
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Hello, Are you open the week of March 18-23, 2017? Kind regards, Paulette
5 March 2017|
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Response from Roisin C | Property representative |
hi Paulette, My farm opens to the public on April 1st, however i will open for you to visit, just let me know the date and time you would like to visit. visit my website and my email is there it might be easier to... More
Steven G
Hi, I can't tell how to make arrangements to visit? Do we make reservations? Where do we do that? thanks!
11 May 2016|
Response from Roisin C | Property representative |
Hi i do demonstrations at 11am , 1pm and 3pm tuesday to sunday. Let me know the date you want to visit and i will let you know the best time to visit thanks Tom