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Looking after the animals, gardening, beekeeping , cooking and outdoor activities are just some of the various tasks we have on this farm :) We are a married couple with two 20 year old twin Boys, One at university, One an Electricial apprentice, Workawayers will live in our Family Home as part of the Family during their stay, Applicant must be of honest character! We live approximately 10k from Monaghan Town, Republic of Ireland, We have almost two Acres on our Site, We have one Calf, Three Toggenberg milking Goats, Two Pygmy Goats and One Baby Pygmy, We also have laying Hens, a few Ducks, and some Peacocks, We also Have a small Apiary, A Polytunnel 14m×7m, A vegetable Garden 35m×15. A small Rose Garden, A wild Flower Bed, We Grow vegetables and Flowers from seed, for Home use only, I (Kate) works twenty hours per week outside the Home.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
We have been taking international students for over 15 years in the Reilly household, most come back to visit having greatly enjoyed their stay! On the smallholding we offer various opportunities to learn
and improve new skills and hobbies such as beekeeping, looking after the animals, cooking, gardening and growing fruit and veg.
Gardening Maintenance, Caring for the Animals, Light House work, Cooking, Apiary, (optional)
Our helpers stay in our house with the family, with a bedroom to themselves,they have access to the whole house,just like our family :)
I will provide a lift to and from town at weekends, One and half Hour trip by Bus to Dublin and Belfast from the local town.
We are also approximately 2 hours by bus from the famous Giants Causeway. We also have a pool table in the garage. There is a beautiful lake nearby us, about 2 kilometres away where helpers can walk to and have a picnic,swim, etc. We also have a massive forest with walking routes in the local town, only 5 minutes drive away. We have had Foreign Students staying in our Home for fifteen years,a very enjoyable experience for us as a Family, and the Students also, most of them we still remain in contact with :)
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
More than two
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week