Paddy Glynn

From Coolea Ahascragh,  Ballinasloe,  Co. Galway, Paddy works full-time in Heaton Buckley Hardware in Ballinasloe,  Co Galway, but farms part-time on the family farm.

Paddy is married to Mary, and they have three daughters, Katie, Aoife and Laura – who are all passionate about the Galway sheep.

Paddy’s other passions are music, history, antiques, and over the past number of years has renovated some outhouses such as an old-time Irish kitchen, parlour, bedroom, and a bar also, where many good sessions of Irish songs and music is had.

Paddy and Mary have been members of the Galway Sheep since 2007, helping to keep this rare breed alive and well.

The farm is a mixed farm, comprising cattle, sheep,  a pony, poultry, oftentimes goats and pigs also.