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Experience family life and help with babysitting and gardening in Newmarket, Ireland

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  • Last activity: 17 May 2024



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  • Description


    My name is Leonora I'm married to Denis , I'm a law graduate currently full time mom and help on the farm in any way I can. Denis is a farmer. We have three children Willow who is 5 years old; Beatrix who is 3 years old and Donnacha who is a two years old. They enjoy playing, singing songs, art and running around outside. They are delightful children.

    Our family farm consists of 600 acres my husbands family farm which my husband runs together with his two younger brothers.

    We live in an idyllic Irish countryside just outside Newmarket town. Newmarket is located in North West Cork, in the Sliabh luachra region famed for Irish music and set dancing There are Irish music sessions on in Newmarket every week.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There are Irish music sessions on in Newmarket every Wednesday evening. We live in the Sliabh luachra region famed for Irish music and set dancing.

    Possible to learn English and learn about irish folklore and customs. Learn to bake and cook generally

    Opportunity to learn metal work skills basic DIY and driving if interested from my husband.

    We love to cook and we tend to eat a varied diet and would be interested in eating cuisine from your region also.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We would welcome help setting up a garden, help with home décor (maybe some painting, hanging pictures, babysitting.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    You can contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation


    You will stay in a generous bedroom with King sized bed great wifi three bathrooms in the house with three showers and a bath.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We can drop you to local bus and train station for your own excursions which will give you access to anywhere in Ireland. We often go to the beach and visit Killarney and other trips and you would be welcome to come with us. We go on regular walks to the Island wood and there are kilometers of private roadways to walk on our Dairy farm with over 200 acres to roam.

  • 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

    We have ample room for a campervan or mobile home

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


  • ...

    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 196632497383

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