Joyce Country Sheepdogs, Shanafaraghaun

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4.9/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
Witness a piece of traditional culture when you visit Joyce Country Sheepdogs, a family-run and working hill sheep farm. Watch border collies expertly herd sheep while following verbal and whistled commands, just like in the movies. The family also sells border collie sheepdogs and puppies. As part of the tour, you'll see sheepdog demonstrations, a talk on hill sheep farming, sheep shearing demonstrations, and maybe get the chance to visit the puppies. Put Joyce Country Sheepdogs on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Shanafaraghaun tourist route planner.
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  • In our two weeks driving through Ireland, this was a real departure from touring through churches, museums and pubs. Don't get me wrong, those are all part of the Ireland experience, but, this excursi...  read more »
  • Joe is a great teacher and his dogs are amazing. Loved our time here. Beautiful scenery was a bonus. We visited as a part of an Inroads Ireland tour with a group of 14 people. Got to snuggle some wet ...  read more »
  • We were hoping to fit a visit in on our way up to Westport and that we did! Just riding up through the beauty of Connemara was amazing. We thought we were lost and were about to give up, but as we dro...  read more »
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