My micro farm is ten minutes drive from Ennis CoClare. I'm originally from Dublin but have lived here for the past ten years. I have three daughters the youngest is 8 year old and two older daughters who live in Dublin the micro farm includes a vegetable tunnel, a willow plantation and much more. It's a busy house with interesting projects on the go all the time. I'm a vegan and enjoy cooking but I don't have a problem if people want to eat meat but I'd prefer not to cook it myself. I enjoy nature, interesting challenges and culture. I live a quiet life in a relaxed house. I enjoy conversation and music.
Help with Eco Projects
DIY and building projects
Creating/ Cooking family meals
Help around the house
Travellers will be totally immersed in the Irish countryside and culture. I'm a violin maker/craftsman with a lot of eco building experience and am happy to share my knowledge, I'm a very easy going person so there is generally a very relaxed atmosphere which is conducive to learning. I enjoy exchanging ideas and would hope that those who come here share the same enthusiasm.
There are nice projects on the go at the moment, gardening, organizing the craft workshop etc etc.
It's important to add that I believe this should be an equitable arrangement whereby it should be a good experience for everybody.
NB. I am really into cooking good food so it's important that you are able to cook too. We would expect everyone to be capable to equally contribute to the the weekly meals, which I pay for of course : )
Double bedroom, not en suite. There is a big shared bathroom with a nice shower and an open plan kitchen with comfortable livingroom with wood burning stove.
I don't have a TV You are free to use our two bikes, the town of Ennis is thirty minutes cycle away. Ennis is a small lively town with a lot of traditional music in pubs. I drive to town most days so you are very welcome to come. Smokers welcome but not in the house. It's a great area for walks and cycling. I can collect from Shannon Airport which is very close.
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
We have good wifi
There is space for a Campervan
This host has said they are willing to accept those travelling with a pet.
5 hours a day, 5 days a week