Help in the garden and with some restoration of our historic house in Galway, Ireland



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  • Description


    We are now ready to take some helping hands.

    Help help with gardening, chopping/gathering wood, light domestic duties.

    Recently returned to Ireland after living for many years in Australia.

    Still some areas of the house to restore.
    Help 5 hours, 5 days/week, welcome to join us on adventures to see some of the country, hike a Mt, check out the local music/markets etc time permitting.

    I am a yoga teacher, also a chef, Denis is into the Arts and history, Ciara is 17, Niamh is 21 Chef Patissier in Dublin.
    We are into health and wellbeing, the famous Knockma hill is opposite the property, lakes are also close by. Lots to see and do. There are 2 bicycles to borrow.
    Accomadation, meals and wifi included.
    Here you will be sure to help, rest and play, we all do our best to look after each other and have fun with the tasks that need doing. Enquire today.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

    This project could involve children. For more information see our guidelines and tips here.

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Volunteers can learn how to use tools, get creative in the garden, help with keeping the house clean, enjoy nature peace and quiet. Explore Connemara and Galway night life and music at the weekend.

  • Help


    This is a big House, there is a variety of projects to do depending on the weather. When the weather is fine we are doing tasks in the garden, mowing the lawn, growing vegetables etc Inside the help varies from painting to making curtains, cleaning windows and light domestic duties to help maintain and keep the place clean.
    We do tasks Monday to Friday and relax and have fun at the weekend.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Share room or room to yourself, share Bathroom.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is the Beautiful Knockma Hill to walk/jog across the road, also 2 bicycles you can borrow. Meet other workawayers.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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