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Glen Keen Farm

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A not to be missed experience

My visit to Glen Keen Farm was one of the highlights of my trip to Ireland with CIE Tours. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
SebringTAM
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Sebring, Florida
Great time with a large group

The warm scones and coffee (on an absolutely MISERABLE day) along with the fantastic performance by... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
OSRobie
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Glen Keen Farm is one of Ireland's largest working sheep farms. The Farm is equipped with a beautiful purpose built visitor centre, craft shop and cafe. Onsite demonstrations for Groups include Sheep Dog Herding, Traditional Turf Cutting and guided...more
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Glen Keen, Louisburgh F28 Y367, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My visit to Glen Keen Farm was one of the highlights of my trip to Ireland with CIE Tours. The demonstration of the sheep herding dogs was amazing and the scones were to die for: best I've ever had. Expect outstanding hospitality from the owners...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! What a delight to read your lovely review, thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit with us and the home baked scones!!! Thanks also to CIE Tours International, they were our first...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

The warm scones and coffee (on an absolutely MISERABLE day) along with the fantastic performance by the dogs make this a 'must see' if in the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for visiting us and leaving your wonderful review! We hope to welcome you back on your next trip. Best wishes, Jim, Catherine, James & all of the crew at Glen Keen Farm!

Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was a great experience! The sheep herding dogs were wonderful and we loved watching them herd the sheep. The excitement of the dogs to do their job was exciting to watch. The hosts and staff were great. We were on a tour and it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello! Thanks so much for visiting us and leaving your wonderful review! We hope to welcome you back on your next trip. We hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving. Best wishes, Jim, Catherine, James & all of the crew at Glen Keen...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent!! Loved the sheep herding exhibition, then a lovely meal. Very charming couple run the family farm. Had a great time. Thank you!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Being from a city, I never really experienced farm life. Well Catherine and Jim are AMAZING!!! They demonstrated how their three lovely dogs herd the sheep and even allowed me to feed the lamb! Truly a remarkable experience. The grounds and views are breathtaking. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

These owners went out of their way to suggest things that they felt would be delightful in the area for us to enjoy and they hit the ball out of the park. An Absolutely wonderful day following their ideas and suggestions.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to stop in and for posting such a lovely review. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your time in this area and we hope to welcome you back on your next trip to Louisburgh. Kindest regards, Catherine, Jim...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Our group tour visited Catherine and Jim at their sheep farm, restaurant and gift shop. We had a wonderful introduction about Holly, Liz and Jill their hardworking border collies which are considered part of Catherine and Jim’s family. The girls love their work sheep herding....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hello, thank you so much for posting your lovely review! We are absolutely delighted that you all enjoyed your visit with us and we hope that you enjoy the rest of your Irish Adventure!! Thanks so much and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Visited Glen Keen Farm with our tour group. We were greeted by the owner Catherine and her beautiful dogs. It was a wonderful afternoon learning about sheep farming and I have a new appreciation of the hard work that goes into it. Glen Keen has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Jasmine, it is such a delight to read your wonderful review, thank you so very much for taking the time to put on the review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you liked the Glen Keen Experience....More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

My husband and four teenagers and I visited and spent the day at Glen Keen Farm in August 2018. We had arranged for a family tour ahead of time, and our visit was the highlight of our stay in Ireland! Catherine and Jim, the owners,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Anya, Thank you so much for visiting us and choosing Ireland for your holiday, it was a pleasure to host you and your lovely family at Glen Keen. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your time here and that the experience meant so...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Myself, my wife and two year old girl visited. We rang ahead and Catherine the owner was so helpful and arranged a visit for us, after a big tour bus had left so we could enjoy it properly with another family who dropped by. Really...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hello, thank you so much for visiting Glen Keen Farm and for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us, it was a pleasure to host you all, we hope that you enjoyed...More

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megga2015
29 May 2018|
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Response from Glen Keen F | Property representative |
Hi Megg, many thanks for your enquiry. Yes, we can open for you for a Sheepherding Demonstration with tea, coffee and scones. Can I ask if this is a Tour Operator Booking are you a tour guide? Thanks for contacting us... More
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