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Molly Gallivan's Cottage and Traditional Farm

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Bonane, Kenmare, Kerry,
Stephen & Frances O'Sullivan
T: +353(0)646641455

At Molly Gallivan’s Cottage and Traditional Farm, in Bonane County Kerry, the visitor will experience the simple lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences.

Molly Gallivan’s enchanting cottage, in Bonane County Kerry, is over 200 years old and her farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery.

The visitor will also visit the ghostly ruins of a family dwelling from the era of the Great Famine and a Neolithic stone row that forms part of a very rare ancient sun calendar.

Guided tours and traditional farming demonstrations, which can include turf cutting, sheep shearing, poitin (whiskey) making and tasting, butter making, spinning and weaving on request.

Molly Gallivan’s Traditional Irish nights of food, drink, song and dance are not to be missed. Guided archaeological and heritage tours of the nearby Bonane Heritage Park and other intriguing sites are also available.