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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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A evening with Maureen O Hara

Last year we had some relatives home from America, They visited Molly Gallivan’s, I think they saw... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2010
what a fun day

History, great spirits to take home, GREAT tea, and good shopping. Did I mention the nice... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2009
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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...more
Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714
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Reviewed 29 January 2010

Last year we had some relatives home from America, They visited Molly Gallivan’s, I think they saw it advertised in the Samantha Brown show. Anyhow they had a great time, visiting the old Cottage, Farm and the Pre Historic Sites. They also got to cut...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2009

History, great spirits to take home, GREAT tea, and good shopping. Did I mention the nice hospitality?

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Reviewed 21 October 2009

Interesting. Well kept. Stunning location. Well worth a visit. Lovely cup of tea!

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Reviewed 17 October 2009

We had a truly wonderful time at Molly Gallivan's. Our Irish friends arranged this for us as part of our visit to Ireland last month. The lovely folks made us welcome with a glass of Poitin, followed by a excellent meal of Irish stew and...More

Thank sabrewolf
Reviewed 28 September 2009

Having stopped at beautiful Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Farm on many occasions for coffee and home made ice cream and cake, we found out about "The Homecoming" this summer. Last week we joined in on a traditional Irish night with typical Irish food, poitín distilling...More

3  Thank Heather066
Reviewed 25 September 2009

While visiting County Kerry for a week we came across Molly Gallivan's just south of Kenmare. The cottage, the farm and the video and Irish made crafts were wonderful, but the highlight of our whole trip to Ireland was Stephen's "Homecoming" held on Tuesday nights....More

1  Thank tarheelvisitors
Reviewed 2 September 2009

Molly Gallivan's was definitely our best surprise on our recent trip to Ireland. It was a gem! They have a beautiful little farm, with amazing views; animals; treats; history, everything you could ask for all rolled into one! And it won't take all day. I...More

1  Thank GMDJ
Reviewed 28 July 2009

We stumbled upon Molly Gallivans on the way from Kenmare to Glenagarrif on N71. We first stopped to admire the scenic view however we enjoyed it all -- a great video on the history of the area, the quaint farm, the wonderful woolen and ceramic...More

1  Thank BrendaDetroit
Reviewed 23 June 2009

When we were staying in Kenmare, we came across this place by accident. It is fascinating and well worth a visit. The previous review says it all, except for mentioning the delicious homemade ice cream which is amazing.

2  Thank hajp
Reviewed 13 June 2009

We ended up going to Molly Gallivan's by complete chance. While staying in Kenmare, it was recommended as a stop for us. I'm so glad we did get the chance to experience it. Unfortunately, it was about 40 degrees F and pouring down rain the...More

3  Thank ClumsyIsis
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Response from BW260570 | Reviewed this property |
We stayed there and walked around. In general it is free to walk along the lanes in the garden. Nearby down The Valley is also Stone fort and stone ring etc. This is a couple of Euro. For us 10 Euro for the whole family.
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Response from aloha1mil | 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.