Help on our family smallholding in Ulster, Ireland



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  • Description


    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, Those applying 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 - all for Home use only,

    I (Kate) works twenty hours per week outside the Home. Sorry not suitable for vegetarians. Helpers must have the ability to work on their own initiative!
    Thank you for reading :)

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Language practice
    Animal Care
    Farmstay help
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • 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 have been welcoming international students for over 15 years in our household, most come back to visit having greatly enjoyed their stay! On the family 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.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Help with general gardening Maintenance, Caring for the Animals, Light House work, Cooking, Apiary (optional)

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent

    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


    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 :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    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 :)

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • 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

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Host ref number: 235181955125