Eddie Joe's Open Farm
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An open farm where you can see a wide variety of farm animals, a kitchen garden, pre-famine stone cottage and walk the bogland. Large indoor and outdoor play areas, shop and tea rooms.
The Dooney Family invite you to visit their Open Farm & Bog. The farm is a family run mixed farm with Beef Cattle being it’s primary focus while Chickens also provide a source of meat and eggs. The farm also has donkeys, pigs, geese, ducks, turkeys and many other farm animals and pets.
It is set in the open countryside in the village of Carracastle near Charlestown, and not far from Knock International Airport.
Come and see demonstrations of the traditional methods of cutting turf by hand which has been practiced by our forefathers for generations. Witness the old ways of cultivating the land, saving hay and digging ridges in the manner they have been carried out for centuries. On the far,, you’ll see traditional tools such as the slane and sythe being used for cutting the turf and cocking the hay. A large indoor and outdoor play area means there's something for all the family to enjoy, no matter what the weather. Donkey back and donkey cart rides are also available upon request. Parents can relax in the farmhouse tearooms and choose from a wide selection of refreshments.
Eddie Joe's Open Farm is the ideal venue for Family Days out, Educational School Tours,(Montessori and Primary Schools, Special Needs Groups etc.) Girl Guides, Boys Scouts, Church Groups, Active Retirement Groups, Birthday Parties, Family Reunions etc.
A visit to Eddie Joe’s Open Farm is truly a Family and Group Day Out to Remember.