Learn about oyster farming on the shores of Galway Bay, Ireland and some help around the house.

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  • Description

    Description

    We are an adult family of 6 with 4 dogs. We live near Kinvara on the south shores of Galway Bay and we farm oysters. We have a little house also on a small island just off the coast. Every second week we are very busy on the oyster farm. On the weeks in between we need help with gardening, painting, and general maintenance and some cooking is always appreciated.
    Great area for traditional Irish music.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house
    Animal care

  • Help

    Help

    General maintenance around the house and help on the oyster farm on the seashore. Work can be a bit physical at times but it is very enjoyable learning about the process of producing oysters. Transport can be provided .

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Learning about the ecosystems in the inter tidal zones, and the social, culture and traditional aspects of life on the shores of the beautiful Galway Bay.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private bedrooms with double beds.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    It's a beautiful scenic location in the heart of the Burren. Great area for hill walking, photography, fishing, golfing, socializing and sightseeing with lots of interesting attractions close by.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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