Molly Gallivan's

Cottage and Traditional Farm

Molly Gallivan’s 200 year old cottage and farm is a family run business. We are situated half way between Kenmare and Glengarriff on the Beara peninsula, in the picturesque South West of Ireland. At Molly Gallivan’s you will experience the simple country lifestyle in rural Ireland before the days of electricity and modern conveniences.

The Cottage

Molly’s enchanting cottage is over 200 years old. Her farm is complete with animals, fowl and traditional farm machinery. On the farm you 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 an ancient sun calendar. 5000 years of history on a 500m walk. Molly Gallivan’s is opened from March to November seven days a week. A visit to Molly’s Cottage and Farm takes roughly one hour beginning with a 12 minute audiovisual presentation. Information maps are provided in various languages. Guide Tours can be pre-booked on request.After your visit you can enjoy a traditional Irish meal or home baking in Molly’s old teashop. You can also browse in our  unique craft shop for some local made products.

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