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Glen Keen Farm

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Glen Keen, Louisburgh F28 Y367, Ireland
+353 87 616 7396
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Closed in August

Has been closed twice when we've tried to visit it - both occasions in August, one of those a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
304gaz
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Galway, Ireland
A highlight of our holiday

I wasn't sure this was a suitable trip for kids but they really enjoyed it. Fab demonstration from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnnConneff
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Dublin
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Glen Keen Farm is one of Ireland's largest working sheep farms. The Farm is equipped with a beautiful purpose built visitor centre, craft shop and cafe. Onsite demonstrations for Groups include Sheep Dog Herding, Traditional Turf Cutting and guided historical walks. Coach Group bookings accepted throughout the year. Cafe and scheduled demonstrations for walk in independent visitors is open seasonally from June to August.
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  • Average2%
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  • Terrible1%
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“scones” (9 reviews)
“sheep herding” (7 reviews)
“food on offer” (2 reviews)
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Glen Keen, Louisburgh F28 Y367, Ireland
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+353 87 616 7396
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"scones"
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"cie tour"
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"lovely surprise"
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"beautiful country"
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"gift shop"
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"family history"
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"rural ireland"
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"irish music"
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"whole family"
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"sheepdog demonstration"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Has been closed twice when we've tried to visit it - both occasions in August, one of those a public holiday. So why would that be? Do they accept only groups? Have they closed?

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I wasn't sure this was a suitable trip for kids but they really enjoyed it. Fab demonstration from the sheepdogs, we'll never forget it. Didn't go on for too long so just about manageable for kids. What really impressed me was how we were looked...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a great time learning about sheep herding, eating scones, petting lambs, and all around having an incredible time. It was great fun, even though the weather was a cold and overcast. The people were so warm and kind and the scones were delicious....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Jim showed us round and gave us a lovely demo of the beautiful three sheepdogs working. Lots of chat and interesting info. Allowed the kids to feed the hand reared lambs too. Scones and a drink included in price- very tasty! They also have gluten...More

Thank Katharine I
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

During our arrival, the place was quiet and we seem to be the only visitors as there was no group tour that day. We were greeted warmly by The owner of the farm Catherine. She was so friendly and gave us so much information about...More

Thank Josie L
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Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely lunch while on a history tour through the region during the Louisburgh/Louisbourg town twinning. Greeted by friendly staff at the door, served delicious buffet food, entertained by local musician, and sheepdog trials, in stunning surroundings.

Thank Frances B
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Hello We were in Louisburgh for the Twinning with Louisbourg Nova Scotia Canada and as part of our visit was a trip to your farm.We were greeted with a friendly hello and were treated very well. The meal was awesome and the music was great...More

Thank burke15
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Catherine O, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Hi Michael and Eileen, It was lovely to meet you both and we are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Glen Keen! We were delighted to be part of this wonderful Twinning Ceremony between our two fabulous towns and hope someday to visit Louisbourg,...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

We had a wonderful afternoon at the Glen Keen Farm. Watching the dogs work was fascinating. Katherine was lovely and spent a great deal of time with us, answering questions about history of the farm, the animals and life on a sheep farm. The drive...More

1  Thank Marianne W
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We called in here with our tour group and had a fun time. Wonderful friendly welcome from Catherine, Jim and George. Amazing sheep herding demo by one of their very talented border collies, lovely sandwiches for lunch and music for entertainment made for a very...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely greeting, friendly staff, sheep dogs and George the shepherd. It was a cold morning, 5th April’18 but you would never have thought so from friendship that everyone freely gave. George has so much skill and dogs know who is in charge. Actually...More

1  Thank Bruce S
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Glen Keen F, Manager at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Many thanks for your review, we are so delighted that you enjoyed the visit and thanks for taking the time to include it on Tripadvisor. We hope that you all enjoy the rest of you CIE Tour and look forward to welcoming you back on...More

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Megg A
29 May 2018|
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Response from Glen Keen F | Property representative |
Hi Megg, many thanks for your enquiry. Yes, we can open for you for a Sheepherding Demonstration with tea, coffee and scones. Can I ask if this is a Tour Operator Booking are you a tour guide? Thanks for contacting us... More
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