These Sunflower Fields in Ireland Will Brighten Your Day!

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Kellie Kearney

July 11, 2023

Sunflower fields in Ireland

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There is something so cheerful and just plain happy about sunflowers! The large faces, bright colours, and often giant size makes them so engaging and fun that a visit to one of these sunflower fields in Ireland should definitely be on your to do list this summer.

The window of time to harvest the sunflowers is quite short, so make the most of the opportunity. Many of these fields have been set up to raise funds for charity, combining a great day out with a worthwhile cause.

Visiting Sunflower Fields in Ireland

Some tops tips that will make your visit to the sunflower fields a success include:

  • Bring scissors or secateurs to cut your sunflowers with
  • Wear appropriate footwear in the fields (no sandals or flip flops)
  • Some fields are cash only
  • Keep an eye on the sunflower fields’ social channels before visiting. Days and times can change at short notice.

Meath Sunflower Farm

Meath Sunflower Farm for sunflower fields in ireland

Meath Sunflower Field is next to Causey Farm in Fordstown, Co Meath. Priced €5 per person or €15 for a family (2022 pricing) and everyone gets 5 stems each to take home. The sign says open Saturday and Sunday from 11-6pm, but extra days during the week are often announced on social channels.

For more information, check their Facebook page.

St Francis Hospice Sunflower Field, Ballyboughal, Dublin

SFH Sunflower Field for sunflower fields in ireland

Raising much needed funds for St Francis Hospice, this sunflower field can be found in Ballyboughal, off the Swords Road.

It is open 24/7 with an honestly box or you can donate online.

Field of Hope, Quigley’s Point, Donegal

In memory of her husband, son and daughter who died in a car crash in August 2020, Geraldine Mullen planted the Field of Hope sunflower field on the Inishowen peninsula. With sunflowers planted in a maze in the shape of the word ‘hope’, this beautiful memorial is designed to bring some hope and joy to allt hose who visit.

The Field of Hope opens to the public around August 19th from 12-5pm for 3 to 4 days.

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Kilkenny Sunflower Field

Kilkenny Sunflower Field for sunflower fields in ireland

Please Note: Not Opening for 2023

Kilkenny Sunflower Field is located in Kilbride Callan. Run in aid of Taxi Watch Suicide Prevention, it opens every Saturday and Sunday from 11am-7pm.

For more information, check the Facebook page.

Galway Pumpkin Patch

Galway Sunflower Picking is Galway’s only Pick Your Own Sunflower Event. The field, which is located in Ardrahan, is at the same site as the well known Galway Pumpkin Patch, which takes place in October. Entry is €12 per adult, that gets you 5 large stems /1 bunch , or €24 for a family of any size, and you can pick 10 stems.

Check out www.galwaypumpkinpatch.ie or find them on Instagram or on Facebook

Sunflower Field Portglenone, Antrim

Portglenone Sunflower field for sunflower fields in ireland

The Sunflower Field is open daily from 10am-8pm, unless otherwise stated on their socials. Sunflowers cost £1.50 a stem or 4 for £5 (2022 pricing).

For more information, check the Facebook page.

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Kingstown Farm Sunflower Field, Tipperary

Kingston Farm is located 2.5km from Cashel town centre. Open from early August from 12-7pm, with changes posted on social channels.

Proceeds raised will be donated to charity.

For more information, check their Facebook page.

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Sunflower Field, Ballinahinch, Ashford, Co Wicklow

Funds raised in aid of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Harold’s Cross, Blackrock and Wicklow. The field is manned by volunteers from early August and will be open 7 days a week, weather permitting, from 10am-4.45pm while sunflowers last.

Check for updates on Our Lady’s Hospice & Card Services, Wicklow Facebook Page

Joe’s Farm Crisps, Killeagh, Co Cork

Joe's Farm Crisps for sunflower fields in Ireland

The sunflower field will be open weekends from early August. Times and prices for 2023 will be posted on the Facebook page.

For more information, check the Facebook page.

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Sunflowers for Ukraine, Gunpoint, Schull, West Cork

Sunflowers for Ukraine for sunflower fields in ireland

The Sunflower is the national flower of Ukraine, and a symbol of peace, solidarity and hope. The sunflower field was open in 2022 but no information is available for 2023.

Check the Love Schull Facebook page for updates

Swan’s Sunflower Farm, Carlow

Swans Sunflower Farm for sunflower fields in ireland

The sunflowers have not been treated with any chemicals as they have been grown to help improve the soil and boost the insect population.

For more information, check the Facebook page.

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Published On: July 11th, 2023 / Categories: Ireland / Last Updated: August 2nd, 2023 / Tags: , , , /

About the Author: Kellie Kearney

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Award-winning blogger Kellie Kearney is a mammy of six. Kellie spends her days bribing her kids, counting to three and making memories, whatever the weather. You can find her on Instagram @mylittlebabog.

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