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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
This was one of those experiences we stumbled upon rather than planned to do, but were so glad we did. The farmers PJ and Tom were both super friendly and full of info about the farm and the dogs. The animals are all clearly well...More
At Killary sheep farm we saw how the sheep dogs are train to herd the sheep. It will take up to 5 years to train a dog and only one person will be responsible for a dog. The wool are not used for clothing since...More
We were touring Ireland and stopped for a demonstration. It was very informative demonstration of both herding, sheep behavior and an industry perspective. Add the beautiful view of the fjord and you can’t go wrong!!!!!!
We took our daughter to Ireland for a high school graduation present and this was the highlight of the trip for her. She was so excited to hold and bottle feed the baby sheep, help sheer a sheep, and watch Roy, the sheep dog, heard...More
We really enjoyed the demonstration with Roy the sheep dog. It was fascinating to watch him work. We learned a lot, not only about the dogs, but about sheep and the Irish farming industry. It was wonderful to learn from the expert!
Also, the drive...More
Had a great afternoon watching Roy, a black sheep dog herd a flock of sheep into to their upper pen from the lower field. Farmer Tom stood with us and directed Roy by voice commands. Also got to bottle feed baby lambs.
After going through the Connemara mountain park and seeing all the sheep everywhere, this was an amazing event to see. How the dog and master work so well together to round up the sheep. Tom was a great host, answering all your questions. And the...More
I visited this sheep farm with a group from Overseas Adventure Travel. Tom is a wonderful host who shows you the abilities of a working border collie. I won't describe the entire adventure, but by calls and whistles this amazing dog moved a small herd...More
Just love watching sheepdogs work their sheep so visited this working farm.
Tom and his brother PJ are welcoming and knowledgeable, keen to tell you about the development t of the wool trade and how it has changed over the years. Watching the dog and...More
Response from Roisin C | Property representative |
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
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 communicate.