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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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Molly Gallivans

we visited there several weeks ago and it was a wonderful experience. Stephen gave us a great talk... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Ottawa, Canada
Great Old Farm

We visited the farm a week ago with a tour group. Stephen, the tour guide and owner, did a great... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
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Molly Gallivan’s cottage and traditional farm invites you to take a step back in time to experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years...more
Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

we visited there several weeks ago and it was a wonderful experience. Stephen gave us a great talk. They have lovely gifts and souvenirs to buy too. When you are in Kenmare Ireland visit Molly Gallivans

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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We visited the farm a week ago with a tour group. Stephen, the tour guide and owner, did a great job explaining how the farm used to run when owned by Molly. He also provided interesting comment on ancient rock formations on the farm. We...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

All that is Irish in one cute cottage: farm life, famine, monuments, hard labor, and hot tea by the fire on a rainy day. Just loved it!

Thank Christa R
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We were advised by friends to stop at Molly's and what a wonderful surprise! It was a rainy day but walking around the farm and it's history was one of the highlights of our trip. The owner is very knowledgeable and welcoming. They have a...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Our tour group stopped by here one rainy day. A traditional thatched hut with a cart of peat was an attractive welcome. The place is family-owned and throughout the tour you can feel their pride in keeping to the traditional ways. While touring the site,...More

Thank Scottygirl329
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This traditional cottage and modern still is a fun outing. We were there for an evening "homecoming" show. Lovely harp music, storytelling and dancing, a nice traditional dinner and a bit of history. Yes, they have you hang out in the shop before the modern...More

Thank Leslie U
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience. The owner Steve takes immense pride in his business and if you are lucky enough to go on one of his tours you will be met with wonderful smiles, exceptional knowledge and an extremely wild sense of humor. We were in stitches...More

Thank Erica L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

An evening not to be missed during a visit to Kenmare. A "course" in Pontin making followed by a delicious Irish meal and an Irish storytelling evening around a blazing fire in Molly Gallivan's house. An evening of laughter, Irish music and dance - a...More

Thank Val B
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Stopped for a look en route. Interesting shop and good service. Had tours and walks heavily marketed but did not do these.

Thank bournville773
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We stopped by Molly Gallivan's as a part of a tour group. The owners have done a good job of preserving some history of the site and the area. A tour guided by the owner is not only informative but also very entertaining. There is...More

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3 August 2018|
Response from BW260570 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there and walked around. In general it is free to walk along the lanes in the garden. Nearby down The Valley is also Stone fort and stone ring etc. This is a couple of Euro. For us 10 Euro for the whole family.
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Response from Sylvia F | Reviewed this property |
They have a facebook page and it says their open hours are Mon-Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm +353 64 664 0714
26 February 2016|
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Response from 2005eric2005 | Reviewed this property |
I already answered the question..see above. BUT I can also say that the scenic shots all around the place is also worthy of a stop even if the shop is not open.