Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm
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09:30 - 17:30
Monday
09:30 - 17:30
Tuesday
09:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
09:30 - 17:30
Thursday
09:30 - 17:30
Friday
09:30 - 17:30
Saturday
09:30 - 17:30
Sunday
09:30 - 17:30
About
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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  • Bob P
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great place to visit
    A lot of fun with a little bit of history. Enjoyed a very delicious meal of traditional Irish stew. Great look back in time with the story of one very resourceful widow. Great gift shop too!
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 24 May 2023
  • Sue A
    6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Informative and fun place
    I went to Molly Gallivan’s cottage with a bus tour. Enjoyed the informative talk; it is a steep walk. Very interesting shopping. A small cafe with great apple square with cream. Beautiful views and well worth the stop.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 June 2023
  • Kristie M
    Geelong, Australia1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Historic farm 🤩
    Myself, mum and dad stumbled across this and decided to go in! It was amazing learning about Molly and how hard she worked after being a widow. You can feed the cutest lambs and see the two besties (cow and pig) cuddling up together! I would recommend to anyone driving through
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 June 2023
  • BlueMaxx14
    Brighton, New York335 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Definitely worth a stop!
    Delightful stop while we drove around the Ring of Beara. Quaint cottage from the outside, we were greeted by a staff member who gave us a quick and informative historical background for both the cottage and the famous original occupant. There is a small historical museum area to explore, some food and snack options, and an assortment of gifts and clothing items that just “keeps on going” out the back door into other buildings and open areas. Selection and Prices, when compared to our overall 2 weeks shopping experience, were very reasonable. Definitely worth a stop!
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 June 2023
  • Brenda M
    Irvine, California36 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Loved the owners passion
    Enjoyed an evening learning about the history of and dinner at this historical cottage and farm. Steven and his family run this farm as it was run 100 years ago. Steven gave us a tour of the farm and explained the significance of it within this region. They served up a delicious Irish home cooked meal and dessert. They also have a gift shop that offers unique gifts from local artisans.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 14 June 2023
  • Wendy W
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic!
    Fantastic unique experience on the "Taste & Tales of Ireland" evening. Stephen, Frances & family created a perfect mix of history, information, humour & entertainment with good traditional food, including catering for vegans! Excellent service - loved it!! 😀
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 16 June 2023
  • Sally C
    California3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Awesome family experience!
    We had a tour and dinner here during our trip to Ireland and we loved it! From the adorable farm animals, to the amazing family story, it was such an awesome experience! Thank you to the family for welcoming us, making us feel at home and sharing their amazing farm with us. Your comedy, your love for Ireland and your warm Irish environment were the best!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 June 2023
  • Laura A
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sweet, family-friendly stop
    Our family had a wonderful visit to Molly Gallivan’s Cottage this month! On a cool, drizzly August afternoon, the stop was a convenient break in the drive and a welcome, cozy respite. We opted for the self-guided tour of the farm, and the kiddos in our group (ages 3-7) loved getting to bottle feed the lambs and give bread to the chickens (okay the adults loved it, too)! Plus the information about the different layers of human history here was fascinating. It’s clear that this family has put years of love and labour into this operation - they were so kind, welcoming, and helpful. Our host even went so far as to offer the adults each a small taste of the Irish ‘moonshine’! Not sure when we’ll next make it back to Ireland, but Molly Gallivan’s will certainly be on the itinerary!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 11 August 2023
  • Nancy B
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well worth your time and money!
    Fabulous, entertaining experience! The family that runs this is charming, funny, musical, great cooks, and marvelous story tellers. They made us feel welcome and comfortable. The shop has a lot of hand woven, hand knit, and hand made items, besides the usual sweatshirts/t-shirts/Ireland souvenirs. They ship, if you don’t have room in your suitcase.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 16 August 2023
  • Yvette L
    Cameron Park, California70 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must STOP on The Ring of Kerry!
    Steven and his lovely staff and family were so accommodating and helpful. Our tour of the farm and explanation of everything Irish was so much fun. He has a quick wit and tells fabulous stories! Our Trafalgar Tour (Mike Willis- BEST GUIDE EVER) group stopped and was a very large group of people to have for a meal, yet you wouldn’t know it by how fast and efficient our dinner service was! Such a beautiful Irish Stew and flavorful vegetable soup served to us with endless smiles! If I didn’t live thousands of miles away I would go back for the hospitality and fabulous shopping weekly 10/10!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 23 August 2023
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Carol24202420
Kingston, Canada63 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Informative, friendly, fun, humorous, family run business. Authentic, delicious home cooked meal. One of the highlights of our trip. We are now experts in poitin making.
Written 22 May 2024
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Powys3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
Just visited Molly's, which is one of many type things I have visited over the years. This was up there with the best.
Clive
Written 15 May 2024
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Bethany L
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
The views to start are amazing.
The store has many items that I had not seen before. The staff made you feel welcome and was very informative. Would recommend! Must see
Written 14 May 2024
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Ray H
Qualicum Beach, Canada34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Family
Stopped here on our Trafalgar tour. A wonderful place to visit. The owners are delightful, dinner was awesome and the history fascinating. Don’t miss this stop on your trip around the Ring of Kerry.
Written 12 May 2024
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Cliff T
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Amazing authentic historical farm with a great tour and shop full of locally made items. A must visit while in Ireland. We bottle fed lambs and gave love to the animals while walking the property. We all loved it!
Written 8 May 2024
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Melody H
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May 2024 • Family
What an amazing gem!! The owners are wonderful people. They even told us about a link they have to Butte, Montana. We are from Montana and got to hear his story. Feeding the lambs, walking the farm and petting donkeys was a great start to our day. We found some awesome gifts and soft wool rugs to take home. They even shipped the items for us back home to Montana! If you have a chance, it's definitely a place to stop!
Written 7 May 2024
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David M
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great stop with wonderful hosts. Beautiful handmade sweaters! Fun tour describing the local history, including a whiskey tasting tour
Written 3 May 2024
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Jeremy C
Indio, CA9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Business
We had a tour with Steven and Francis today, it was very interesting and provided a great glimpse into life in Ireland in the 1800's. The gift shop was great too! Highly. Recommend a visit here.
Written 25 April 2024
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charles m
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Superb experience, The entire Sullivan clan are very entertaining and enjoyable.takes you back in time. The meal was vey good music and storytelling included!
Written 24 April 2024
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afelsb
Mandaluyong, Philippines2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
We just visited today, April 24th as part of Trafalgar tour. It was a wonderful experience. Stephen was an excellent host & storyteller, very kind & genuine. Food was delicious & the poitin was something that shouldn’t be missed.
Written 24 April 2024
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