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Molly Gallivan's Cottage & Traditional Farm

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Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland
+353 64 664 0714
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Reliving My Irish Ancestry

Visiting Molly Gallivan's was the true highlight of my extended family's trek through Ireland. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Patricia H
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Denver, Colorado
Life just seems better after A NIGHT IN MOLLY GALLIVAN’S.

Life just seems better after A NIGHT IN MOLLY GALLIVAN’S. The hour has changed. The darkness... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
_flynnpf
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Cork, Ireland
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Molly Gallivan’s cottage and traditional farm invites you to take a step back in time to experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences. Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years old and her farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. Molly’s old Tea Shop is very unique in Ireland, here you will taste locally made foods cooked and baked in the traditional fashion. We also hold traditional Irish evenings at Molly Gallivan’s cottage, these are nights of Irish food, music, song, dance and story telling, re-enacting the old customs that took place in Irish homes. Advanced booking is required for our Traditional Irish Evenings please contact us for availability and prices.
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“gift shop” (35 reviews)
“irish coffee” (18 reviews)
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Glengarriff Rd | Releigh, Bonane, Kenmare, Ireland

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Molly Gallivan's was the true highlight of my extended family's trek through Ireland. We know our ancestors were farmers there prior to 1850 --- and getting to walk through Molly's farmyard and pastures, having the type of meal they'd have, and seeing the beautiful...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Life just seems better after A NIGHT IN MOLLY GALLIVAN’S. The hour has changed. The darkness comes earlier each evening. The rain is driven by the wind which is cold and will get colder. Winter is upon us and the end of another year is...More

Thank _flynnpf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most of the reviewer I read mentioned the physical outlay and gift shop. My wife and I and another couple we've vacationed with for years signed up for the visit as an excursion on our bus tour of Ireland. We were expecting more of a...More

Thank D S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found all my gifts/trinkets to bring home to friends and family in one location! The owner was very welcoming and answered any/all questions. They have everything from sweaters, caps, scarves, jewelry, mugs, key chains --- you name it. A vast majority of their products...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there last week and really enjoyed it staff are very friendly and helpful well stocked with pottery and clothes and it retains the aspects of the original style great scenery around there too on the Caha pass will be back

Thank Tina S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The tour guide, Stephen, was funny and tells a good story. We loved the farm, the animals, the woolens and the stories. It's wonderful that someone stepped up to save this farm. Thank you guys.

Thank Cheryl D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A must stop and see !! Lovely staff and lots of things to see and do ! Plenty to buy and lovely knitwear. Steeped in Irish history ! No charge. ... Left to your discretion after the tours. If you passing ... Call in ....

Thank Daisy603
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This humble farm has stories to tell and a big heart. Stephen and Frances O'Sullivan are local residents who bring the stories and tastes of the Irish countryside to life. I visited as part of a travel blog conference, but there's a self-guided tour and...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Stopped by here on the way to Killarney National Park. The structures were nice, the view was nice; it's a little too kitschy for me.

Thank HistoryMOM1880
Reviewed 1 November 2017

We stopped here on a day out. Interesting to see and worth it for the view. Lovely little craft shop too!

Thank Felicity R
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Keepongoing
5 September 2016|
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Response from Sylvia F | Reviewed this property |
They have a facebook page and it says their open hours are Mon-Sun: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm +353 64 664 0714
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amc314
26 February 2016|
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Response from 2005eric2005 | Reviewed this property |
I already answered the question..see above. BUT I can also say that the scenic shots all around the place is also worthy of a stop even if the shop is not open.
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Kitty E
1 January 2015|
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Response from judi957 | Reviewed this property |
We just made a payment of 12 euros each at the entrance. Theres also a nice pub there
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