These Sunflower Fields in Ireland Will Brighten Your Day!

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Kellie Kearney

August 11, 2022

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 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 will be open to the public on August 19th, 20th and 21st from 12-5pm.

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Kilkenny Sunflower Field

Kilkenny Sunflower Field for sunflower fields in ireland

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.

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.

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 August 13th from 12-7pm, with changes posted on social channels.

Proceeds raised in aid of the Irish Cancer Society and the South Tipperary hospice movement with a donation in aid of the Irish Red Cross Ukraine appeal. Donations are taken at the gate or online.

For more information, check their Facebook page.

Scalp Wood Nurseries, Kilternan, Dublin

Scalp Wood Nurseries for sunflower fields in ireland

Funds raised in aid of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Harold’s Cross, Blackrock and Wicklow. The field will be manned by volunteers from August 2nd and will be open 7 days a week, weather permitting, from 10am-4.45pm while sunflowers last.

For more information, check the 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 will be manned by volunteers from August 8th and will be open 7 days a week, weather permitting, from 10am-4.45pm while sunflowers last.

Joe’s Farm Crisps, Killeagh, Co Cork

Joe's Farm Crisps for sunflower fields in Ireland

The sunflower field will be open weekends from August 13th from 10am-4pm. Priced €10 per car entry, with sunflowers €10 per bunch. All proceeds going to Marymount Hospice, Cork.

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 will open on Sunday 14th August from 12pm for sunflower harvesting. Family fun activities on the day include Tug of War, Bouncy Castles and Welly Throwing.

For more information, check the Facebook page.

Swan’s Sunflower Farm, Carlow

Swans Sunflower Farm for sunflower fields in ireland

The entry fee is €5 per person. 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.

Minimore Sunflower Field, Wicklow

Closed for 2022.

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Published On: August 11th, 2022 / Categories: Ireland / Last Updated: September 15th, 2022 / Tags: , , , /

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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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