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Animal experience hosted by Eddie Joe

12 hoursHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 10 people
Includes equipment

What you'll do

Eddie Joe offers demonstrations on:
-Turf cutting and the importance of the boglands on Irish farms
Join Eddie Joe Dooney for a demonstration on 'Life on the Bogs'. You will see how the turf is cut and used in the west of Ireland. You can try your hand at cutting the turf whilst exploring the flora and fauna of this unique habitat.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    Some sizes of raincoats and wellingtons (rubber boots) are available but it...

Meet your host, Eddie Joe

Host on Airbnb since 2018
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Eddie Joe Dooney has farmed the land of County Mayo all his life and comes from countless generations of farmers here in the west of Ireland. Although his farm has evolved over the years to remain viable, Eddie Joe has always committed himself to keeping the traditional methods of farming alive through sharing these experiences with others. His love of his farming heritage is evident in the way he delivers demonstrations on turf cutting and the importance of the boglands on Irish farms and folklore story telling by the fireside in a traditional pre-famine style cottage including hag and loft..
Eddie Joe Dooney has farmed the land of County Mayo all his life and comes from countless generations of farmers here in the west of Ireland. Although his farm has evolved over the years to remain viable, Eddie Joe has always committed himself to keeping the traditional methods of farming alive through sharing these experiences with others. His love of his farming heritage is evident in the way he delivers demonstrations on turf cutting and the importance of the boglands on Irish farms and folkl…
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Where you'll be

Turf Cutting demonstrations take place on an ancient Irish blanket bog near Eddie Joe's farmland....

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend.

What to bring

Raincoat and waterproof shoes or rubber boats (not applicable for forge and dairy tours).