Away To Me -Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations
Witches! Pumpkins! Ghosts! And our own spooky sheep for good measure! Come extend the Oíche Shamhna fun through the entire month of October!
Last year was local (and virtual), but this year we are thrilled to Welcome You to Away to Me Sheepdogs for some Spooky seasonal fun.
We welcome you to join us in-person for the 2nd annual Malinbeg Pumpkin Carving and Costume Contests! Parents can get in the Halloween spirit too as part of the Best 'Mummy' (or Daddy) Costume award. Even the family pets can take part and a prize will be awarded for best pet-safe costume.
NEW for 2021, introducing the first annual Family Fright Scarecrow Contest!
There are 3 prize categories in each contest:
- Most Creative
Stay tuned for more details...
Céad Míle Fáilte!
Welcome to "Away To Me" Sheepdog Trial Demonstrations!
We welcome you to our family farm on the sea cliffs of the picturesque Donegal village of Malinbeg, in Glencolmcille.
We offer authentic sheepdog demonstrations with our very friendly clan of border collies. Enjoy unique insight into the history and heritage of the area, in the easy company of these hilltop heroes.
Away To Me!
In the world of sheepdogs "Away To Me" means "Go right..."
And that’s where you’ll find us-Right on the edge of the Atlantic!
Take time out to visit our working farm, meet our dogs and check out their moves. Make memories here on the hills.
Give the gift of adventure with our online vouchers.
Welcome to our Home!
FJ and Meghan (Rice) Cunningham live in the picturesque quayside village of Malinbeg, in the heart of the Donegal (Glencolmcille) Gaeltacht. Join them and meet their furry and fluffy family of characters and chancers.
Arrange A Visit
Take to the hills.
"Watch the craic" at our sheepdog trial demos.
Also arranged as part of a package or as exclusive outings for private groups & celebrations.
Walk-ins are also very welcome.
Frequently Asked Questions...
Enjoy fun on the farm with breathtaking views on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Our K9 family will delight you with their sheepdog smarts and here's all you need to know to make the most of your visit.
We can only open the farm to visitors in line with current restrictions and medical advice
Due to Covid-19 and the need to practice safe social distancing and contact tracing, we can only accept visitors for pre-arranged, pre-paid demonstrations at this time.
With the fluctuations in restriction levels, we can only do our best.
Please call to see if we can accommodate your group.
We've a strict booking policy and are facilitating online payments to minimise contact.
To enquire or book please email us at email@example.com or call/text us at 0872366380
- All experience spaces, surfaces, and hand-on items will be sprayed with antibacterial sanitizer after each group leaves.
- All guests are required to wear a Covid-19 protective mask or visor at all times throughout any indoor portions of the Away To Me experience, and practice social distancing.
- Hand sanitizer will be available at the entrance and exit and guests will be required to sanitize their hands prior to entry.
- All employees will be required to wear masks at all times while indoors.