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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714
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A MUST on your itinerary

If you are visiting Ireland, going to Molly Gallivan's is a MUST! Just completed a 7-day tour of... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Marsha C
Pleasant Little Stop

Our tour stopped off here for a break from the bus. It was pouring rain, but we were still welcomed... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Corrina A
Saint Thomas, Canada
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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 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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Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

If you are visiting Ireland, going to Molly Gallivan's is a MUST! Just completed a 7-day tour of Ireland and this was definitely in the top 3 highlights of my trip. Stephen, the proprietor, was such a wonderful host, guide and storyteller. The walking tour...More

Thank Marsha C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Our tour stopped off here for a break from the bus. It was pouring rain, but we were still welcomed into the back yard for a shot of home-brewed potato whiskey. The old cottage still maintained its historical atmosphere in spite of it now being...More

1  Thank Corrina A
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Charming little place...probably very busy in season, but this was October. Nice walk around property, they have a map with history, and the prices for their merchandise was very good...less than the main towns. And their honeycomb ice cream was delicious

Thank eichs
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We visited a few days ago and were really fascinated to see how tough life was only a few generations ago. The walk through the farmyard, the fields, the bog land and small orchard and vegetable area was really good. There is a really good...More

Thank Eugene W
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We stopped by Molly Gallivan's Cottage to shop through all of the unique local items in the cottage shop. But the real treat was the walk through the Traditional Farm, seeing and learning about the history of the farm and the fascinating ways Molly Gallivan...More

Thank stevenrdoud
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A must stop from Kenmare, Ireland to Cork, Ireland. Stephen and Frances Sullivan have a piece of Irish heaven. Great hospitality and a working farm with an old Irish home from the past!!! We so enjoyed the views, the conversation with Stephen and the help...More

Thank ssaha2017
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Don't miss this lovely place for a real taste of Irish history and humorous hospitality. The staff are really passionate and enthusiastic, the farm itself is full of cute animals and amazing ruins and ancient stones. Didn't expect it to be as great as it...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by the charming shop and then bought rickets for the dinner and entertainment. I highly recommend both. My sister was interested in some wooden bowls, and the young man at the shop put her in contact with the artist, and even rang his...More

Thank kathym98012
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We came upon this place by chance and spent quite a while there. It feels very authentic but also has the most brilliant shop! We sat in the tiny room for a cream tea, lit by a candle and could have been there 150 years...More

Thank SueAitken
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm as part of Backroads' 6-day tour of Southern Ireland. From the description in the itinerary, I wasn't expecting much. What a surprise to find that I named it as a highlight of the whole tour when writing...More

Thank Tricia R
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4 September 2016|
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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.
Kitty E
31 December 2014|
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Response from judi957 | Reviewed this property |
We just made a payment of 12 euros each at the entrance. Theres also a nice pub there