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Atlantic Sheepdogs
GrangeCo. Sligo
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Discover the art of herding with sheepdogs in County Sligo. See how Atlantic Sheepdogs look after their well-trained dogs and watch as they move sheep around a farm or even a mountain.

Spend some time with Atlantic Sheepdogs and meet some of the world’s smartest dogs, working in their natural environment. Chat with expert trainer Martin Feeney, who together with his dogs, has represented Ireland on an international stage over the past 20 years.

Learn how sheepdogs are a key part of a typical Irish farm. Hear how the dogs are trained and discover different breeds of sheep reared in this rural environment, while enjoying a glimpse into country life. Plan a visit to this County Sligo farm in the summertime to see sheepshearing up close.

Find Atlantic Sheepdogs in Streedagh, a small picturesque townland in North Sligo, with majestic Benbulben to the east, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. This is the perfect place to watch these very special dogs, doing their expert job.

Why we like it
  • See top-class sheepdogs at work.
  • Visit a working Irish farm.
  • Learn about how the dogs are trained.
  • Admire views of Benbulben and the Atlantic Ocean.
Tips from locals

Nearby is lovely Streedagh Beach, a 3km stretch of golden sand. Make time for a stroll and check out the glorious views.

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