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Atlantic Sheepdogs

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Diamond in the rough! Best experience we have ever had in Ireland

One of our "best" experiences in Ireland! A MUST SEE! Martin, the owner is a wonderful teacher, Bob... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Elizabeth W
Best Experience of 10 days in Ireland

Here is a activity for the whole family. Young, old male, female- there is something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
Patchogue, New York
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Join in the Atlantic Sheepdogs experience with a visit to this traditional Irish sheep farm! Be amazed by the working sheepdog demonstrations. Meet our Atlantic Sheepdogs. Learn all about the rare breeds of sheep that live on the farm. Watch sheep...more
Streedagh, Grange, Ireland
+353 85 740 2836
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All reviews border collie sheep farm happy to answer any questions showed how cie tour of ireland wonderful exhibition different varieties highlight of our trip lamb well worth the stop tour bus whole family voice commands ben bulben martin herd wool
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

One of our "best" experiences in Ireland! A MUST SEE! Martin, the owner is a wonderful teacher, Bob the border collie was fantastic, handled the sheep like a pro! Martin's wife and children are lovely and so welcoming! We learned so much about sheep farming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Here is a activity for the whole family. Young, old male, female- there is something for everyone. It is unbelievable to see the dogs work the sheep. If it were only that it would have ebbs most noteworthy. The shepherd who conducts the exhibition gives...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

We visited on a rainy afternoon. We needn't have worried about getting wet. There's a fully covered viewing area where we were able to watch the sheepdog Bob at work. Very impressive. Eugene worked the dog and explained all about training and sheepdog control and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Peter D
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We went with a small tour group and really enjoyed our experience. To see how these dogs work and to get an understanding of the sheep industry - or more like the family farm - was so interesting. So well done and so well organized....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rree
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Atlantic Sheepdogs was a highlight of our trip! When you are traveling in Ireland, you see a lot of sheep! Martin explains the history and the breeds, demonstrates the use of highly trained (and very happy) dogs, explains how he trains them and why he...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

My family was a bit skeptical about our visit especially in the rain but knew how much I wanted to visit. However, they (2 adults and two boys 8 and 9) were quickly won over by Martin’s warm welcome and engaging presentation and especially by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

AMAZING! You can't get more authentic than this experience. Located about 20 min drive from Sligo you are transported into another world! Martin is a wonderful communicator with both humans and his animals. We got so much insight into not only herding sheep but also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

We arrived within a large touring party on a very hot day. The two dogs Jack and Bob were wonderful doing their work and we never tire of watching these incredible intelligent border collies. They never cease to amaze me and I have watched several...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This was an amazing experience! Informative and fascinating. Martin, one of the owners has a remarkable way of describing how the dogs work, how the sheep behave, and the overall experience. Our 6 year old grandchildren (and us) just loved it. One of the high...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Our tour bus stopped at the farm for a demonstration of the sheepdog’s skills in herding sheep. They started with a nice explanation of how they train the dogs, how and where the allow the sheep to graze, how they identify their own sheep (spray...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Patti H
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Response from Shirley S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure ours was an organised visit for a large group. Well worth visiting so suggest you contact them direct as they were very helpful.