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Killary Sheep Farm

#2 of 8 things to do in Leenane Features Animals
Bunowen, Leenane, Ireland
+353 87 298 8051
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Great experience to watch sheep dog Roy herd sheep, see one sheep be sheared and feed lambs. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Debann222
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Appleton, Wisconsin
Feed a lamb, shear a sheep, cut peat, watch a sheepdog

The Killary Sheep Farm is a must-do for any staying in Connemara who want an authentic Irish... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
summit42
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Denver, Colorado
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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
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Reviewed yesterday

Great experience to watch sheep dog Roy herd sheep, see one sheep be sheared and feed lambs. We are able to ask lots of questions.

Thank Debann222
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Killary Sheep Farm is a must-do for any staying in Connemara who want an authentic Irish farming experience with a beautiful backdrop. Holding and bottle-feeding lambs was definitely a highlight. Roy the sheepdog is amazingly adept at herding sheep, and shepherded them all over...More

Thank summit42
Reviewed 3 days ago

The owner, Tom, was very friendly and we had a nice time as he demonstrated how one of his dogs (Roy) did his work of herding the blackface sheep. Tom also gave an interesting demonstration of hand shearing and then let us feed some of...More

Thank rmcnamara2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome experience watching Roy the sheep dog obeying commands to herd in the sheep. Tom the owner & TJ were very knowledgeable answering all of our questions. Tom's swift demonstration of shearing a sheep was extraordinary but the highlight was bottle feeding the baby lambs....More

Thank jad504
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great day out at the sheep farm and attended on the same day as the American couple below . We had a great day and found Tom an excellent host on his beautiful farm the views are breath taking. I wasn't sure at...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The visit to the Sheep Farm was a hit with our family today. Tom did an amazing job making sure that everyone had a great time. His dog Roy was so skilled and the sheep were so fun to feed. The landscape added to the...More

Thank BonnieWatson
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Watching the dogs work and hearing about how long it takes to train them was very interesting. I was amazed at how far away the dogs could be and still hear the commands. Great time. Thanks to Killary Sheep Farm for your time today.

Thank Eric W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was an amazing visit to the farm. Tom did a great job of explaining everything and the demonstration was great. The highlight was feeding the lambs and seeing the excitement on everyone's faces.

Thank Carebear246
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 3 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
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Pymck
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
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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|
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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
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