Killary Sheep Farm, Leenane

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Get to know some of the rural traditions of Ireland at Killary Sheep Farm, a site with about 200 ewe and lambs. The owner, known for being friendly and knowledgeable, will greet you upon arrival and provide wet weather gear if needed. You will get to witness a skilled sheepdog demonstration, a sheep shearing demonstration using hand shears, and a turf cutting demonstration using slean. At the end of the tour, top it all off by feeding adorable orphan lambs. Demonstrations are held at set times, so consider checking the schedule before going. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Killary Sheep Farm by using our Leenane trip site .
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  • Tom is a very sympatic Farmer. We enjoy our stay. There is a beautyfull Place. We would do it again and Come back sometimes.  more »
  • From start to finish this was great. We were a big group so go in touch well ahead of our visit to make sure we didn't miss out. Tom was helpful and responded promptly with no fuss. Its well set up, t...  more »
  • We went to the farm after taking our tickets on the internet. warm welcome to Tom as the Irish have the secret. moment of complicity with the family where we could participate in the shearing of the sheep. the children were able to bottle feeding the lambs, they keep a great memory. the demonstration of Tom on the gathering of the flock was just great thanks to his talent and his dog Sylvie! to do it without hesitation!
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  • Absolutely amazing!! This was by far our favorite part of the entire trip. Tom is so welcoming and friendly, the view is spectacular, the dogs are adorable and so entertaining (we watched Sylvie work, who is a little darling). Highly recommend stopping here on your trip!
  • Tom was amazing. It was one of our favorite places that we visited in Ireland. Seriously, go visit. I fed a baby sheep with a bottle.
  • We had an excellent time at the Sheep Farm. The surroundings are simply stunning. Tom and his dog Roy gave us a great demonstration.
  • Tom was a great host! Very informative, we spoke for a while on the sheep raising industry currently. Would recommend to anyone visiting this portion of Ireland!
  • For you the tourist, this is a must visit for you. I have been to many sheep and dog trials but this place leaves them all in the shade. Watch and learn all about the sheep dog at work. Feed the baby lambs, go for a mountain stroll and observe the peat been cut in the old traditional way by hand. So much culture all in one place.

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