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Killary Sheep Farm

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contains some of Ireland's most awe-inspiring and dramatic scenery including Killary Fjord. Sheepdog Demonstrations with highly skilled working dogs, feeding the lambs with bottles, Sheep shearing using the hand shears, turf cutting using the...more
| Bunowen, Leenane, Ireland
+353 87 298 8051
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting County Galway over the Christmas holiday we found a lot of places were closed. We were hoping to see sheep dog training and all it took was a call to Tom of Killary Sheep Farm. Even though he was closed for winter he...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 78taraw
Reviewed 25 September 2018

My girlfriend and I booked a time last minute and Tom was super friendly and accommodating. We were the only two booked for that time slot so it was super relaxed and personal. He gave a demonstration of his dog herding sheep on the countryside,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Penny S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped here hoping to get a sheep demonstration and we got that and more. Tom, the owner, was such a wonderful person...just a true salt of the earth kind of guy. First, he did the sheep herding demo with his border collie, Silvie. That...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Anna732017
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We recently visited Killary Sheep Farm and were given the best demo by Tom! Tom expertly communicated to his dog by use of a serious of voice and whistle commands, and provided an excellent demo of the sheep dog moving his flock of sheep, this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Amazing place! Tom the owner is so nice, friendly, warm, helpful, and passionate. His dogs are well trained and really work hard. Sylvie whom we watched really drove the sheep all around and could hear Tom's commands a long distance. A must see. A local...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chuckie35
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The highlight here is watching one of the sheep dogs work the flock with only verbal signals. The dogs are unique to Ireland. Tom, the owner, is 4th generation and is keeping the place running with tourism. He also offers a short hike to a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rcooper_12
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Our group of 5 friends visited Killary Sheep Farm last week and we were all amazed by the level of skill demonstrated by dog and owner! Tom gave a nice tour of the immediate farm area and a brief explanation of his larger operation. After...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Tom is such a nice person! The experience, how he works with his dog was really incredible! If you visit this region, don’t miss to visit Tom and his farm :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jonas H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Loved the Seaweed bath! My husband and I also got massages and a facial. All were enjoyable but the massage was expert! There was only one attendant so I was waiting I was able to go have a glass of wine at the bar. Which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank laura13159
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Killary Sheep Farm is absolutely a MUST-SEE! It was not on our original itinerary, but thanks to our trusty guide Maurice Kelly, who suggested it, we had an experience that was absolutely wonderful!! From seeing puppies being born (good timing there!), to watching Jess and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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5 December 2018|
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Response from Chuckie35 | Reviewed this property |
Call and ask Tom he is a wonderful friendly guy. He may even put you to work ;) He probably knows of a place to get your hands dirty but like the other reviewers mentioned it depends on the season and it is mainly a... More
5 March 2017|
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Response from Roisin C | Property representative |
hi Paulette, My farm opens to the public on April 1st, however i will open for you to visit, just let me know the date and time you would like to visit. visit my website and my email is there it might be easier to... More