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Address: Kells, Ireland
Phone Number: +35387 260 4566
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We knew the Tour bus would stop for a demonstration of sheep herding but had no idea of how much we would be able to see. I thought it would just be a side of the road... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Acton, Maine
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101 reviews 101 reviews
48 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We knew the Tour bus would stop for a demonstration of sheep herding but had no idea of how much we would be able to see. I thought it would just be a side of the road attraction for a quick glimpse. Wrong. Shepherd Brendan Ferris with his curved walking staff entertained and educated us for about 45 minutes with... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Quiet and peaceful. Share the site with the sheep. So much history - I wish it could talk to me. Not much signage but you can tell what's what (kind of). Would go again. Just make sure you watch where you walk.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I loved it! It was very educational and fun. I was very pleased that our guide made the stop. Have your video cam ready!

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Monaghan, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A wonderful attraction on the ring of Kerry. Brendan has his beautiful dogs in great shape And he also gives a great example of working dogs his knowledge off all the sheep breeds is Second to none I have had groups to visit all summer. Ranging in ages from 12yrs to. 98 yrs all The groups really enjoyed the visit.... More 

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Oakhurst, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

My group of 33 people visited here to watch a short demonstration of the sheep dogs at work herding the sheep and it was amazing. Those dogs couldn't wait to get started and it was fascinating to watch them respond to the whistles and signals from the farmer. There is also a wide variety of sheep on display which you... More 

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Regina, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We recently visited the Kells Sheep Centre as part of a Trafalgar Tour. Despite, the pouring rain, we had covered shelter and an excellent demonstration of sheep herding. It was well-worth the stop, and enjoyed by our tour group. Our guide seemed unphased by the torrential downpour, and was a true professional. Excellent!

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Great Falls, MT
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28 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We saw these dogs work on our trip with CIE tours. This is a farm on the ring of Kerry. Sheep farmers in Ireland have experienced a huge decline in the price in recent years, so farms such as this one, that has been in the family for 5 generations, have to offer tourists a peek to stay afloat. These... More 

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Well worth a stop and the modest charge for Kells Sheep Centre. Educational and entertaining for the entire family. The border collies put on a terrific show.

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Panama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

This was a "must see" for us on our recent visit to Ireland. Fun and educational, and fascinating to watch Brendan and his dogs work together as a team. We watched the show a couple of times and Brendan was kind enough to answer our many questions. He is engaging and gracious. His skill as a dog trainer is so... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Tour driver said this would be the best 5 Euro we'd spend in Ireland and he was right. Worthwhile, fascinating demo.

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