Ronan Byrne (The Friendly Farmer) is a familiar figure at Galway and Moycullen farmers’ markets, where he sells his free-range meat and poultry. These are farmed on his 35-acre farm outside Athenry in East Galway where he grew up, which once belonged to his grandparents.
Ronan provides two different farm experiences:
- Follow an Irish Farmer’ provides a 2 hour stroll around the beautiful farm. Explore the ruins of an Irish Famine Village. Learn about poultry, beef and sheep as well as the history of Irish farming and rural life. Adults €39, Children €10. Approx. 2 hours.
- Feast with an Irish Farmer’ provides a 1.5 hour stroll, exploring the farm and Irish Famine Village. Watch a craft butcher prepare some of the farm’s beautiful meat. Feast on a slow-cooked, seasonal barbecue. Adult €99, Children €25. Approx. 5 hours.
Farm Experiences are bookable on The Friendly Farmer website and on The Friendly Farmer Airbnb page