Home and small family farm help just outside Galway City, Ireland

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Ireland

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  • last activity

    Last activity

    30/09/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 1 month

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  • Description

    Description

    Hi there. Our family farm is located 20 minutes outside of Galway city. We are looking for helpers for projects of all kinds on the property, such as painting, weeding, maintaining the veggie patch and some fun building & artwork projects too!

    Conor (28) has been traveling for a number of years (lots of volunteering) and has now returned home to resurrect his grandparents family farm. We have a big family and have started to grow our own food where we can. We would love to continue and even extend this where possible so we would love some help.

    At this moment in time we are sadly not taking volunteers. We are hopeful that for 2021 we can share our home with travellers from all over the world again & exchange all sorts of stories, cultural lessons etc. Safe travels & looking forward to hearing from you.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Art Projects
    Language practice
    Help with Eco Projects
    Gardening
    DIY and building projects
    Farmstay help
    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

    You will experience what it is like to live in rural Ireland on a family owned farm. In your down time there are bicycles for you to take to explore the area and Galway city (European Capital of Culture 2020) is just 20 minutes away by bus or car, which we can help you with. We are also excellently located to go on day trips to Connemara, the burren, Cliffs of Moher etc.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    We are looking for help on the farm and in the garden such as, cutting grass, trimming hedges, feeding the plants and some house help and cooking. There are no real skills necessary, just a positive attitude!

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    Gaelic (Scottish): Fluent
    Spanish: 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

    Accommodation

    We have a double en suite room available for the first volunteers. There is also plenty of camping space available if you prefer.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    During time off helpers can chill out on the grounds (also great for digital Nomads for working when not volunteering), take bikes to cycle around the area. Lough (lake) Corrib is only a 10 minute cycle away.
    There is a bus stop 3KM from the property where you can catch a bus into Galway city (20 Mins) where there is no shortage of entertainment. We are also very happy to assist helpers with tips and information for their travels here in Ireland, best pubs, music, restaurants, day trips etc.

  • 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?

    Two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    5 hours per day, 5 days per week

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Host ref number: 258548736651