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Irish Working Sheepdogs

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***NEW LOCATION: Gods Cottage, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, A98 X4H0 *** There’s nothing a sheepdog likes more than to hunt sheep, and Michael will prove this as he puts his dogs to work. Throughout the demonstration, he will explain what each command means, giving a good insight into the dog training technique. This demonstration is a must see for all. You will witness the intelligence of these sheepdogs as they follow the commands obediently. This is a perfect opportunity for you to capture the true essence of Irish country living. Our sheepdog demonstrations showcase the process of sheep herding, and we have specially designed packages for corporate team building, so if you fancy a break from the office and a fun day out with your colleagues, look no further!
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All reviews wild rover tour sheep herding wicklow area amazing experience the real deal lots of fun russborough house sheepdog demonstration working sheep learning how wicklow mts favorite part highlight of our trip small group group of friends highly recommend this experience border collie
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Reviewed July 17, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed Michael and his sheepdogs! Our tour guide for our day in the Wicklow area arranged the demonstration for us, and upon arrival, we were captivated. Michael greeted us by letting us feed lambs from a bottle, which was an extra treat we...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Michael C, Owner at Irish Working Sheepdogs, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2019

So glad you enjoyed it! and I appreciate your comments. Tell all your friends!!! Michael

Reviewed July 14, 2019

the Sheep herding demonstration was great! Michael was fantastic explaining how the dogs work and how they follow the whistles, we saw this demonstration as part of a Wild Rover Tour and it was the highlight of the day.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019

During our visit to Ireland we planned a visit to Michael and his dogs at Glendalough. He told us a very lively story about the dogs, the sheep, the mountains and we had nice look into his world. The demonstration consisted of Jim, his border...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

I had family over from Belgium and they were really looking forward to seeing border collies working as they own one themselves. I made contact with Michael via text. He confirmed we could come on Monday 1st July at 11.00 am. We turned up on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

This was the #1 rating by our 10 year old grandson.... including 2 weeks in Ireland and 4 days in London! It even beat out the London Eye! Interesting presentation by Michael about how he trains his dogs and the demonstration was excellent! Of course...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

We spent a damp morning with Micheal and his sweet animals learning about farming in Ireland and how the dogs and sheep interact. It was so fun for kids and adults alike! It was the highlight of our outdoor Irish adventure! A++ for sure!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

This was a great experience! Micheal is a great storyteller and an expert herder. We learned about the sheep, the dogs, the art of herding, farmlife and more. Go see him, he ‘s a nice guy too!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

Michael and his sheepdog demonstration was the highlight of our visit to this area! We would highly reccomend a visit! Amazing!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

If you like animals, this is the thing to do. Seeing these dogs in action, being able to hold and pet baby lambs....priceless! Hearing of this way of life...very very interesting.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 5, 2019

Meeting Michael and watching what he does was a highlight of our trip. It was amazing watching him with his dogs and sheep. Highly recommend!!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from LottyvanD | Reviewed this property |
No the demo was on anyway. I did send him an e-mail with some questions and got a quick response but you dont need to book.
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