Our home is beside the oldest neolithic farm settlement in Europe, Ireland



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 Min stay requested: at least a week

  • Description


    We are a family of 7. There are 5 adults and 2 children.We live in a rural setting on the Wild Atlantic Way and we have a small farm with sheep and organic Dexter cattle. It is a very scenic area with fantastic walking and cycling routes. It is within walking distance of nearest village and beach

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    By staying with us you will get a realistic sense of what rural Ireland is about. You will experience the day to day running of a home and farm and you will be treated as part of our family while you are here. Our home is beside the oldest neolithic farm settlement in Europe. As mentioned we are on the Wild Atlantic way with fantastic scenery and places to visit.

  • Help


    We are looking for help with
    General maintenance outside the house including painting and cleaning sheds.
    Gardening, including weeding, planting and mowing lawns painting fences.
    Farming helping out with farm tasks including fencing, animal care and helping out in our bog this includes helping save turf that we use for fuel

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The accomodation consists of ensuite double bedroom with bedding and towels provided. Meals are included and we will expect help this and with cleaning up after meals.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We live in an area rich in historical significance most amenities are within walking distance. On days off volunteers can explore nearby towns villages by bus. There are numerous walking trails and hiking areas nearby. We can arrange a day trip out fishing and can hire a bike for our helper depending on length of time they are staying with us.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 385236155523