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Irish Working Sheepdogs

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Irish Working Sheepdogs
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***NEW LOCATION: Gods Cottage, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, A98 X4H0 *** There’s nothing a sheepdog likes more than to hunt sheep, and Michael will prove this as he puts his dogs to work. Throughout the demonstration, he will explain what each command...more
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| Gods Cottage, Derrybawn, Annamoe, Ireland
+353 87 814 1391
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I contacted Michael to ask him about his training, I am doing a dog training course myself and needed advice from a professional for a project. He was beyond friendly and even invited myself and my sisters into his home for an interview followed by...More

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

We recently signed up to watch a working sheep dog demonstration at the Russborough-hotel properties in Blessington, Wicklow county Ireland. My wife and I met Michael, the trainer there. He has an area for the demonstration right next to the hotel. He was very thorough...More

Thank Joe17crewchief
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Michael gave a wonderful demonstration about how the dogs are trained - lots of information about sheep herding - costs of wool, lamb, mutton. We all learned a lot and it was so entertaining. We were a group of 10 friends so it was very...More

Thank TheLarksfam
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were on a sixteen day holiday in Ireland. There were ten family members in our group and this was everybody's favorite experience. We recommend it it very highly.

Thank robertgknuckle
Reviewed 20 September 2018

First emailed July about a booking. Travelled in September. Tried to book a date for Sept, but didn't get a response to confirm. Emailed at least 3 times. Finally received an answer the day before that he had a large group and could not accommodate...More

Thank Deb G
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Loved seeing how the border collies work - their instinct is spot on. I appreciate the insight for training as we are working on training our border collie. This is a must see while visiting!!

Thank Tina M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This was such a nice stop, and just fascinating to watch. We thoroughly enjoyed this part of our tour!

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 24 August 2018

If you are in Ireland you can't miss this experience. Great history and explanation of raising and training sheepdogs. Michael is a great trainer and has spent most of his life raising and training these amazing dogs. Definitely one of our most memorable days in...More

1  Thank Deidre W
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Four of us were treated today to a sheepdog exhibition. Michael spent dedicated time explaining the workings of Irish sheep herding. His dog performed brilliantly. We were dazzled. Thank you Michael for time well spent.

Thank CHMCC5
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Michael was great! Really enjoyed learning about sheep herding, sheep and sheep dogs - very educational and entertaining! Highly recommended!

Thank wlm2017
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Response from savannahsandy | Reviewed this property |
Our guide arranged so I can't help you here. Try Facebook.
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Response from LauraM16836 | Reviewed this property |
Just send a message on Facebook. Search Irish working sheep dogs.. Michael will get back to you fairly quickly
28 May 2018|
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Response from Michael C | Property representative |
Hi how many people in your group.