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Help at our place and enjoy Killarney, Ireland

  • Ireland
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  • Last activity: 21 Mar 2023



 Min stay requested: at least 1 month



  • Description


    We are a new hostel Killarney, Co Kerry Ireland. The hostel is based close to the town center and next to the Killarney national park. We have a large garden where we keep chickens ducks and grow our own veggies. The hostel. We are backpackers and like to meet fellow backpackers and swap stories about overseas adventures. We love outdoor adventures and encourage our guests to be active. There is no TV in the hostel only a warm open fire.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    There are millions of things to do in Killarney. Our back garden is the national park. 26,000 hectars of protected green including The three lakes of Killarney, Torc waterfall, some Oak forest which date back to the ice age. We will show you the sites on your days off and encourage you to take our bikes and explore the area. We can also arrange adventure tours for you including kayaking on the lakes, surfing at inch beach, the ring of kerry, tour of Dingle peninsula climb the highest mountain in Ireland and much much more. You can also explore the world famous Ross castle, muckross house and Killarney House. The night life is also good here. We normally take our guests and staff to the local pubs at least once a week to listen to live Irish music and enjoy vibrant atmosphere Killarney offers year around. We can teach you a lot about the history of Ireland and Killarney. We have several books in our library which you will be free to borrow and read while you stay with us. We keep ducks and chickens and grow our own veggies and we will endeavoUr to teach you all we know about growing in the Irish climate. Bob, our dog, has backpacked through over 50 countries and enjoys swapping stories/theories with like minded,open minded, travellers.

    We pay minimum hourly rate for all hours worked

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

    Host has indicated that they will pay at least the minimum hourly wage of their country for each hour worked and that accommodation will also be provided. They are asking for help with a business or business activity. Contact the host directly via the site messenger for more information and details about the wage provided. Any arrangements should be agreed in advance with your host.

  • Help


    We require someone for to help around the hostel with looking after reception, interacting with guests to cleaning the hostel and helping us in the garden. We will try vary the help that you do as much as possible so you can see and learn as much as possible whilst having fun here.

    We offer a minimum wage for all hours worked.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Small private bedroom with single bed (access will be through a dorm room) or staff dorm.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are looking for a high energy, positive, independent person who respects them selves and others. We try to help our guests whenever possible and would expect our helpers to do the same.

  • 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

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 233613367913

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