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Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Traditional Farm
Kenmare, Co. Kerry
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Experience the simple lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern technology at Molly Gallivan’s Cottage and Traditional Farm, in Bonane, County Kerry.

Molly Gallivan’s Cottage and Traditional Farm, in Bonane, County Kerry, is over 200 years old and her farm is complete with adorable animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Visit the ghostly ruins of the family home from the Great Famine and discover the neolithic stone row that forms part of a rare, ancient sun calendar.

Join a guided tour and take part in traditional farm jobs. Cut turf from the earth, learn how to shear sheep, make a batch of poitín, churn butter and try your hand at weaving. Come for a guided archaeological tour of Bonane Heritage Park and stay for a night of traditional food, dance and fun.

Why we like it
  • Experience 5,000 years of history on a 500m walk.
  • Try your hand at traditional farm jobs.
  • Go on a guided tour on Bonane Heritage Park.
  • Enjoy a night of traditional food, dance and fun.
Tips from locals

Head to Glengarriff Woods Nature Reserve, just a short drive away to see more of the amazing landscape in this part of the country.

Contact details
Releagh, Co. Kerry, V93 HY26, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend up to 2 hours here.

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