Be Irish for a day at Causey Farm

Address: Causey Farm, Girley, Fordstown, Navan, Co. Meath

Causey Farm is a family run working farm which groups can visit for an authentic Irish experience. They can learn about Irish Culture the fun way!   Dance a jig, play the bodhran, cut turf in a bog, bake brown soda bread, see a sheep dog and lots more! Their group programmes are interactive and offer a hands on focus – visitors get to participate in all activities. This is genuinely a superb way for groups to immerse themselves in Irish culture.

We offer two group programmes at Causey Farm:

Be Irish for a day – Traditional Irish Culture – Full  day programme  for student groups:

Make Irish Soda Bread

Hurling Lesson

Trip to the Bog on the Tractor and Trailer

Traditional Turf Cutting

Bodhrán Workshop (Traditional Drum)

Céilí Dancing Lesson

Farm Visit and Milk a Cow

Sheepdog Demonstration

Later in the day – for a snack, visitors eat their own bread with jam and fruit juice.

Opening Times

Every day except Sunday

Duration

Up to 5 hours for full day programme.

Be Irish for a half day – Traditional Irish Culture – Half day programme for student groups:

Trip to The Bog on the Tractor and Trailer

Traditional Turf Cutting

Bodhran Class

Ceili Dancing Lesson

Farm Visit and Milk a Cow

Sheepdog Demonstration

Duration

Up to 3 hours for half day programme

Tip

A new package is available in 2017: Be Irish for a half day including bread making.

Duration: 210 minutes – just contact us for more information.

Note

It is recommended that groups take a packed lunch with them to Causey Farm whether doing the full or half day programme.  Large groups will be split into smaller teams between the various activities.