DIY help for a family in the Killarney area in beautiful County Kerry, Ireland




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    We are looking for a handy man and a woman who is great with reorganizing, cooking and looking after children. You would have your own house (our current house) so it would be great for a couple ( the house needs to be done up to get it ready for the rental market e. g. painting 2 - 3 rooms, touching up doors, hanging pictures, washing curtains). The house you are living in is just a 5 minutes walk away from the Killarney Nationalpark and it is a 10 minutes walk into town.
    We will be moving within the next few weeks to another house which is 12 km away from the house you are staying in. You would also help around our new home with painting, gardening, reorganizing, cooking and a bit of childcare. We have a babysitter for 2 - 3 days a week but we would need somebody who can help out on some of the other days. Our boy is very active and loves the outdoors, gardening, arts and crafts. There are weekends where we would need your help as well to mind him for 2 to 3 hours but you would have your two days off and you will have plenty of time to discover the picturesque landscape, the mountains, the many walking trails in the Nationalpark and the beaches near our area.
    We are passionate about Ireland and tourism and have a very active life style. We love the Irish country side and being outdoors. Killarney and it surroundings offers so much for outdoor lovers (walking, cycling, hiking, golfing, fishing) We like to bring our 2.5 year old boy out on walks, to the beach or to the playground in the Killarney National Park. I run a tourism company and have always something to do, even in this downturn situation. My partner is also extremely busy with his work. The ideal couple should be outdoor lovers and have experience in painting, carpentry, childcare and a bit of cooking. They should be very organized and enthusiastic, a bit interested in cooking, flexible, open minded, reliable friendly and non-smoker.
    It is very important to us to have very outgoing workawayers
    Help is needed on some weekends but not every weekend. We would like to discuss more in regards to safety measures and quarantine during a zoom call

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Babysitting / child care
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Help in the house
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in one of the most beautiful areas in the South West of Ireland. It is only a 10 minutes walk into the busy town center of Killarney with plenty of shops, boutiques, Pubs and Restaurants and many amazing Hotels (you will find some of the nicest hotels in Killarney) . The area we live is very quiet but very close to the town center. Killarney is surrounded by mountains and lakes. The 100 km² Killarney National Park is also nearby so there is plenty to do (Boat trips, Walking, Cycling, Hiking,). The beaches are only 30-40 minutes drive away. Train Connections to Cork and Dublin are very good. You will not be bored here.
    Our new home is a 15 minutes drive from Killarney in a picturesque country side. The nearest beach is 20 minutes away. There are many mountain walks near the country side home

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    The hours are a bit flexible as we have always lots to do. The workawayers will have their own house and will help us to get it ready for the rental market. We are currently living in this house and will move out soon. Tasks are painting one or two rooms, hanging pictures, washing curtains, putting beds together and so on. There is also help required in reorganizing our new household, cooking and looking after our 2.5 year old son for a few hours on some days. You would help to pack some boxes and in our new home is also lots to do like cooking, a bit of painting. We like to eat healthy and we are hoping to have everything organised within the next few weeks.
    I also have some work in the office like shredding or emptying folders. Our new house has a very big garden and is in a beautiful country setting. I am always interested in meeting new people and I love this country. I am in Ireland now for over 12 years. We would like to give you more information during a zoom call

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    German, English

  • Accommodation


    Your own house with 2 bedrooms.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    On your time off there is walking, fishing, cycling, mountain climbing and beautiful scenery. If you are into photography the Killarney National Park is amazing. Dingle is only 60 minutes away. I am always exploring new sight seeing attractions and I am very happy to show you a few places around the South West of Ireland

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    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?


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    Hours expected

    5 hours a day, 5 days a week

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Killarney Nationalpark
Dingle Peninsula

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