The Straffan Butterfly Farm is the longest established Butterfly Farm in Ireland,
having been in existance since 1986. The butterfly farm is located at Ovidstown near Straffan in County Kildare.
You can walk around among the colourful flowers and shrubs, viewing the butterflies at close range.
The setting is perfect for photography, the photos shown below represent only a small sample of the extensive range of
tropical butterflies that can be seen there.
GPS Reference: N53 18 49.86 W6 38 07.49
This is a more recent Butterfly Farm, established in 2001. This farm also contains many tropical butterfly species
in addition to exhibits of other insects and an adjoining aviary. The Dublin Butterfly House is located near Swords in County Dublin.
It is also ideal for butterfly photography, a selection of photos taken there appear below.
GPS Reference: N53 29 27.92 W6 13 27.65
Dublin Butterfly Farm
"Harap" Farm, Magillstown, Swords