We would like you to join our family and community and help in our home and garden in the beautiful area of South Galway, near the town of Gort



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    Welcome our cottage our house in South Galway, near the town of Gort. The owners Nick and Marta have two children. We are a homeschooling family, we have a focus on active education, creative learning and mindfulness in our lifestyle.
    A willingness to share your life among children is very important to us. We have hens, a dog, cats and many beautiful birds that bring joy throughout our day.
    We love to share our home with people, to learn from each other and to have a real community experience with each volunteer that comes here.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    General Maintenance
    Help with Eco Projects
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Art Projects
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Some of the tasks we will be doing together will be related to building, gardening and some taking part in our summer project, which will involve participating in some of the activities and being part of our small community.
    Also with house maintenance and any other activity needed at each particular time.
    We work together with the volunteers and create an environment of supporting each other as you would living in a shared space.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent
    Spanish: Fluent
    Irish: Fluent
    Catalan: Intermediate
    French: Intermediate

  • Accommodation


    Own room in a separate building from the main house.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    in your free time you can use the house as you would in your own place. We would also support you with information and advice on places to visit around here.
    We live in a beautiful area surrounded by lakes, forests, and close to 2 main cities Galway and Ennis. We would also support you by bringing you to the town Gort to pick up busses, or public transport.

  • 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: 475918238421