Help in a country guesthouse in Ardcroney outside Nenagh, Ireland

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  2022 

 Min stay requested: 1 month or more

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  • Description

    Description

    To find out more about who we are and what we are looking for PLEASE READ ABOUT US BEFORE APPLYING :)

    - We can only accommodate a couple or two friends who are willing to stay long-term (2months+).
    - We are looking for an experienced chef and a kitchen porter (cooking meals, assisting our chefs, cleaning kitchen,..) and a handyperson to help in and around the house, fix things, painting, etc.
    - We kindly ask for your understanding that we cannot accept Workawayers travelling with pets.
    - Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies or dietary requirements.

    We have a unique wedding venue located in the heart of the country. The house is a 17th century country house and there is 76 acres of woodland and a private lake with lots of interesting wild life. We have lots of local people employed who have a real interest and passion for this house and the area. During the high season we host a lot of weddings so positive attitude and willingness to work and learn is highly appreciated.

    PAID WORK: Workawayers who possesses a PPS number (you need it to legally work in Ireland) are offered paid work. Your shift will include weekends. We will pay at least the minimum hourly wage for every hour worked and provide free accommodation. If you are a non-EU national you will need to present the correct visa or permit to work in Ireland.

    We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house
    General Maintenance

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Travelers can benefit by seeing how a wedding venue runs and by meeting people from all over the world. We also have a really good team of staff from the local community who are very friendly and who can give you a good insight into life in Ireland. All our staff and Workawayers are very friendly and helpful. Nenagh is a vibrant town with lots of local shops and good transport. We have a boat on the lake facing the house that makes for a lovely adventure on Lough Ourna.

  • 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

    Help

    Help is mostly needed in and around the house. This is an old country house, so general maintenance of guest rooms, painting, DIY projects and basic carpentry are potential work places for our helpers. We are also looking for a kitchen porter to assist our chefs. A good work ethic and enthusiasm are important as well as working in the team.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    A semi-private bedroom and semi-private bathroom (please see our photos for more info). Bed linen and towels are provided. If you have a sweet tooth, you won't resist our chef's freshly made desserts :)

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Nenagh is only 3 miles (5 km) away and people can give you a lift to Nenagh. Cycling to Nenagh is possible but only for adventurous Workawayers aware of the Irish way of driving. The castle and town are very interesting. Lots of transportation to all the nearby cities. Limerick city is 40 km away. Dublin airport is 2 and a half hours away with regular buses to Nenagh. The easiest way to get to Nenagh from Dublin airport is by bus, check out JJ Kavanagh & Sons (line 735) or Bus Eireann for further information.

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    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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 8 hours a day, 5 days a week

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