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Kissane Sheep Farm

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Address: Ring of Kerry | Moll's Gap, Ireland
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+353 64 663 4791

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something different for kids and adults

did the ring of Kerry and this was near Molls gap. It was fun to watch the dogs and the sheep. also saw how sheep is sheared. really fun! different than the scenery around the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 September 2015
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North Bellmore, New York

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North Bellmore, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

did the ring of Kerry and this was near Molls gap. It was fun to watch the dogs and the sheep. also saw how sheep is sheared. really fun! different than the scenery around the ring

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Lakewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is a fun experience watching how the sheep dogs work and the shearing. Kids would love it too. We were with friends who had visited a sheep farm in New Zealand and they were surprised at how different it was in Ireland. We visited in September when appointments were required. Due to tour groups, it's probably best to call... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

Worth a visit - interesting to see the dogs rounding up the sheep, the sheep shearing process and just being in the region where the sheep graze.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

This was a very nice experience! Kissane farm has a very nice way of introducing their way of work to the visitors. First we saw a demonstration with border collie and her owner directing a herd of sheep to the paddock, after that we saw how they shave sheep and give them medicine. There is also a shop with their... More 

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Cypress, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

You will love the drive from whichever direction. The sheep farm is located on the Ring of Kerry and has the perfect setup and backdrop to watch a sheep dog demonstration. Dash was the star of the show and made to look better by Jane the veteran herder on the farm. For the affordable entrance fee of €7 you get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We had such a great time here. We visited Ireland for our honeymoon with out 4 month old son and it was great fun for the whole family. I grew up on a pork farm but have never seen a working sheep farm with such amazing dogs and trainers. The whole experience was captivating and educational. They explained how the... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our afternoon at Kissane. We saw both the border collie herding and shearing demonstrations. Was fascinating for both the kids and adults....and nestled in the Ring of Kerry the scenery is spectacular. We adopted a sheep and will be able to keep tabs on her through email and pictures as she lives on the farm. Noel Kissane... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is a stop on our tour that thrilled us with the training and expertise that the shepherd/farmer has done with his dogs. The explanation of the different jobs that the different dogs have was an 'I didn't know that', moment. The signals and working of the dogs to drive the flock to precisely where the farmer needed them to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Getting to see this working sheep farm was a dream come true! The demonstration in the rough ravines by Moll's Gap was informative and breathtaking at the same time. The Border Collie family (five total) handled the Scottish Rocky Mountain Sheep with precision and ease, following the commands of the farm shepard to perfection. It was an impressive true picture... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Animal Welfare Law states that animals should be spared unavoidable pain, stress or suffering! Should we be putting sheep through the flocking process multiple times per day for our entertainment! Could we see the same thing on a DVD? Is it fair to a sheep to be restrained and sheared in front of dozens of camera flashing tourists? Does this... More 

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