Mind the kids and help grow edible mushrooms in Cork, Ireland



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    We are a family of 4 with 2 younge kids. We love foraging and being outdoors. We want to offer a space where you can live your own life from and be independent while helping hs around the house and garden. We welcòme anybody to reach out and we can dicuss what suits us all.
    Wed love if someone came longterm and found a part time job locally .
    Yet were open to most ideas and ways of working together. In a harmonious fashion.

    We live in a spacious house, with alarge garden abudent in nature with apple trees & gooseberry bushes

    We regurally travel to nature on surfing and forest adventures.

    We have access to kayaks and sail boats.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We are passionate about our culture, have a great interest in the lore of the land, wells, medicine's and old ways.
    We love music and storytelling.

    Weh offten visit sacred sights around ireland to celebrate changes of seasons, festivals and moons.

    We enjoy sharing these experiences and sharing our knowledge of the land.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for help in multitude of areas.
    And are open to you deciding where you might fit in best.

    >Helping with our 2 year old going for walks, cycles and buggy rides to the play ground.

    Gardening, preparing the garden for spring growth.

    >Growing edible mushrooms in our growing area. & preparing herbal medicines.


    > housework, tiding hoovering dusting dish washing meal cooking & washing clothes.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Irish: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    Very intrested in native irish speakers

  • Accommodation


    Private spacious bedroom, with wardrobe and private sink.
    In the house heated room with south facing window. Plenty of sun even in winter.

    Use of biclycle while staying.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    >Bikes availible for use !
    > bus service outdie the door.
    > reduced fare bus card.
    > 15 minutes to city centre .
    > 2 minutes from large park.
    > shops near by.
    > reguraly trips to beech to surf.
    > making tinctures and herbal medicines from foraged goods.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • 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

Host ref number: 174736642664