Help on a farm and around the house in Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a friendly family of 4. I work part time as a dental hygienist. My husband Michael works as a farmer and also teaches horticulture. Sarah is aged 9 and Liam 7.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are all pretty relaxed. We enjoy family meals together and would like to make you part of the family for your stay

  • Help


    Michael would like some general help on the farm and perhaps a little cooking and household chores.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Detached home in the country . Approx 5 minute drive from local town of Carrick On Shannon. Own double bedroom with ensuite

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have bikes and live very close to a pub which has excellent traditional music

    A bustling town, Carrick-on-Shannon is now one of the most popular inland resorts in Ireland. It is situated on the shores of the majestic River Shannon and is both the county town of Leitrim and the cruising capital of the Shannon. From Carrick-on-Shannon or Carrick as its known locally the beauty and wonders of the River Shannon & Shannon Erne Waterway awaits visitors from near and far.

    xWith 750km of cruising available the town is ideally situated at the gateway to both the River Shannon to the south and the Shannon-Erne Waterway to the north. Pleasure cruisers available for day trips are on offer for those who are not taking a cruising holiday. Carrick is also widely acknowledged as an Anglers paradise and within a 10km radius of the town there are no fewer than 41 lakes. A celebrated angling center Carrick-on-Shannon also boasts fantastic fishing opportunities for the amateur and professional fisher with many species of game and course fish available within a short distance of the town.

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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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 157784315947