Come and experience family life in beautiful West Cork, Ireland



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  • Description


    I am a dentist & my husband is my business manager
    We have 3 children; 2 girls & 1 boy
    Erica is 5 and goes to primary school
    Isobel is 3 and goes to Montessori school
    Eoin is 2

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Babysitting and creative play
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    West Cork is a very diverse area full of natural beauty, it has an active arts & music scene.
    There is a lot of history attached to the area so lots of attractions to visit including those on nearby islands
    There is a local market every week where people from all areas meet up and enjoy good food and chat
    We live across the road from the ocean so there are daily opportunities for swimming etc
    There are several hiking trails in the area with wonderful views & wildlife
    We live on the main bus route from cork city so all major towns & cities are accessible

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Collecting kids from school & montessori
    Supervising kids at play
    Helping kids at mealtime
    General tidying up after the kids & light cleaning of the general family space

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    We live in a new, modern home-only 1 year old. You will stay in a private large bedroom in a kingsize bed with main bathroom just across the hallway

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a wide range of activities do do in your free time such as swimming, kayaking & paddle boarding in the ocean, indoor swimming pools, cinema, pubs, hiking trails, cycling, sailing, yoga etc etc
    We are on the main bus route between west cork & cork city so you can access many places easily
    There are so many tourist attractions to in west cork & kerry
    My husband & I run our own business so we are busy during the week & we like to relax at weekends and go out to dinner or meet friends once per week

  • 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

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Host ref number: 349672577212