Discover Ireland’s Newest Native Rare Breed – The Old Irish Goat
Join us on a journey to rediscover the rich history & unique heritage of the Old Irish Goat in the last remaining stronghold of the Old Irish Goat – here in Mulranny Co.Mayo! Enjoy a very special opportunity to experience these elusive, primitive animals up close, and look into the eyes of Ireland’s ancient past!
Dive into the story of the Old Irish Goat in our short documentary film, which tells the the story of the discovery of the Old Irish Goats in Mulranny and the community who rallied to save them from extinction
Learn about their journey through time, from their arrival 5,000 years ago, their symbolism in Irish pagan culture, farming, art & literature, how they helped Irish families through The Great Hunger and their unexpected heroism in today’s modern challenges! The Old Irish Goat Centre will appeal to the culturally curious, and lovers of the Irish landscape and its fauna! It’s an charming experience you won’t soon forget!
Our centre is run by our dedicated team of volunteers. The Old Irish Goat Shop helps us to buy food and veterinary care for the Old Irish Goat herd.
Open 7 Days a Week – 10AM – 4 PM
• Meet the Old Irish Goats • Old Irish Goat Museum • Old Irish Goat Shop • Old Irish Goat Documentary
- No Entry Fee – Suitable for All Ages • Wheelchair Accessible – Parking Available – Bike Rack
Mulranny Co. Mayo: Nestled in the foothills of the Nephin Mountains, the beautiful village of Mulranny hosts stunning views of Clew Bay and Croagh Patrick, as well as being located right beside the Great Western Greenway on the Wild Atlantic Way!
Our favourite things to do in Mulranny: Mountain Hikes • Cycle the Greenway • Visit the Mulranny Causeway • Visit Mulranny Beach • Watch the Sunrise over Croagh Patrick • Visit Ballycroy Visitor Centre • Enjoy Mayo Dark Skies Park