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Glen Keen Farm

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Great time with a large group

The warm scones and coffee (on an absolutely MISERABLE day) along with the fantastic performance by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
OSRobie
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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This was a great experience! The sheep herding dogs were wonderful and we loved watching them herd... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
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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...more
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Glen Keen, Louisburgh F28 Y367, Ireland
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+353 87 616 7396
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The warm scones and coffee (on an absolutely MISERABLE day) along with the fantastic performance by the dogs make this a 'must see' if in the area.

Thank OSRobie
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This was a great experience! The sheep herding dogs were wonderful and we loved watching them herd the sheep. The excitement of the dogs to do their job was exciting to watch. The hosts and staff were great. We were on a tour and it...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent!! Loved the sheep herding exhibition, then a lovely meal. Very charming couple run the family farm. Had a great time. Thank you!!!

Thank vjstuber
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Being from a city, I never really experienced farm life. Well Catherine and Jim are AMAZING!!! They demonstrated how their three lovely dogs herd the sheep and even allowed me to feed the lamb! Truly a remarkable experience. The grounds and views are breathtaking. The...More

Thank Rosalie F
Reviewed 3 September 2018

These owners went out of their way to suggest things that they felt would be delightful in the area for us to enjoy and they hit the ball out of the park. An Absolutely wonderful day following their ideas and suggestions.More

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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to stop in and for posting such a lovely review. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your time in this area and we hope to welcome you back on your next trip to Louisburgh. Kindest regards, Catherine, Jim...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Our group tour visited Catherine and Jim at their sheep farm, restaurant and gift shop. We had a wonderful introduction about Holly, Liz and Jill their hardworking border collies which are considered part of Catherine and Jim’s family. The girls love their work sheep herding....More

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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Hello, thank you so much for posting your lovely review! We are absolutely delighted that you all enjoyed your visit with us and we hope that you enjoy the rest of your Irish Adventure!! Thanks so much and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

Visited Glen Keen Farm with our tour group. We were greeted by the owner Catherine and her beautiful dogs. It was a wonderful afternoon learning about sheep farming and I have a new appreciation of the hard work that goes into it. Glen Keen has...More

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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Jasmine, it is such a delight to read your wonderful review, thank you so very much for taking the time to put on the review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you liked the Glen Keen Experience....More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

My husband and four teenagers and I visited and spent the day at Glen Keen Farm in August 2018. We had arranged for a family tour ahead of time, and our visit was the highlight of our stay in Ireland! Catherine and Jim, the owners,...More

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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Dear Anya, Thank you so much for visiting us and choosing Ireland for your holiday, it was a pleasure to host you and your lovely family at Glen Keen. We are so delighted that you enjoyed your time here and that the experience meant so...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Myself, my wife and two year old girl visited. We rang ahead and Catherine the owner was so helpful and arranged a visit for us, after a big tour bus had left so we could enjoy it properly with another family who dropped by. Really...More

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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hello, thank you so much for visiting Glen Keen Farm and for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review! We are so delighted that you enjoyed your visit with us, it was a pleasure to host you all, we hope that you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

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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Glen Keen F, Owner at Glen Keen Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hello Ann, thank you so much for visiting us and taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, it was pleasure to look after you and your lovely family. Thanks again for coming out...More

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megga2015
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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