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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  • My friend and I are travelling to Ireland for the first time from the US. On my birthday a few days ago we decided a great way to spend the day would be to wander around beautiful Connemara. And we de...  more »
  • A wonderful visit! We've learned a lot Today about sheep and the sheep dogs too! We had a very impressive demonstration from Jess the dog!  more »
  • Excellent morning trip to Killary Sheep farm. The owner, Tom, was extremely welcoming and Roy the sheepdog was so well trained. It was great to see the sheepdog demonstration and to gain an insight into farming life, and being able to bottle feed the week old baby lambs was a heart warming experience. Thoroughly recommend a trip here if you're in the area!
  • Wonderful experience! Tom showed us how Sylvie (sheep dog) herds the sheep. Amazing! Takes a sheep dog 3 yrs to learn! My Granddaughters were able to pet & bottle feed the 1 month old baby sheep. Tom explained the business & we discussed his 4 generation of being in the sheep business. I would highly recommend everyone stopping by for this unforgettable experience! Thanks Tom!
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