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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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Address: Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
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Molly Gallivan’s cottage and traditional farm invites you to take a step...

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 old and her farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery.

Molly’s old Tea Shop is very unique in Ireland, here you will taste locally made foods cooked and baked in the traditional fashion.

We also hold traditional Irish evenings at Molly Gallivan’s cottage, these are nights of Irish food, music, song, dance and story telling, re-enacting the old customs that took place in Irish homes. Advanced booking is required for our Traditional Irish Evenings please contact us for availability and prices.

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A lovely evening

My friend and I went with a small group to Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Farm. Steven and his family entertained us with wonderful stories, song, food and even dancing. This family... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
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Pensacola, Florida

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Pensacola, Florida
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

My friend and I went with a small group to Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Farm. Steven and his family entertained us with wonderful stories, song, food and even dancing. This family is trying to preserve the farm and run it as it would have been run in the old days. They were charming people full of fun and information. We... More 

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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We are part of a small tour group and spent over 2 hrs in the company of Stephen and his family..... Also had Irish stew and veg soup for lunch and enjoyed the wool products and the souvenir shop..... Road works are not an impediment to the access to this location.... We'll work a detour from the nearby village

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A truly magical evening with delicious home cooked traditional food, Irish stories and laughter, dancing and music in a candle lit setting of a traditional Irish farmhouse. A real family experience. Thank you Stephen and your family and friends who made the evening so special for us.

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Reviewed 31 May 2016

The road construction mentioned in an earlier review has moved further downhill and is not a problem at all. It is a very pleasant place to stop for tea, coffee, or some of their delicious homemade ice cream. It is also the beginning of three loop trails of lengths from 6km to 17km.

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Thank Nuuanu
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Very interesting evening with a special meal. Learned a lot about country Irish living. Had my first taste of Irish moonshine. Owners are very informative and fun

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

This cute little farm and house showed what it was like long ago and gives the history of this amazing woman's life.

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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Store in a grand location- very kind and helpful staff/ no pushy clerks here😀 There is also a walk and a petting zoo!

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Reviewed 24 May 2016

Beautiful selection of clothing and other Irish made products. Low on tourist trinkets. One of my favorite shops in Ireland and a great view to boot

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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped at the last minute to snap a photo and spent 1 1/2 hours there! What an interesting and informative stop! Definitely worth the visit. The homemade scones for tea rounded it all off.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit it gives you the feel of the true Ireland. Stephan is funny, knowledgeable, and has a true passion for keeping the history alive. His wife is a wonderful cook and his daughter has a beautiful voice and of course Stephan can really play the Irish music. They have wonderful local pottery and clothing... More 

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