Help in our family kitchen garden in the heart of the countryside in Munster, Ireland



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  • Description


    We have a family farm with large gardens and plenty of animals situated in the heart of the Munster countryside. The house was built in 1739 and stands next to the ruins of a fifteenth century monastery.

    Today we have an organic kitchen garden, orchard and free range hens and ducks. We also have pedigree Hereford cattle and keep horses for riding and carriage driving.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Farmstay help

  • 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

    We are situated in the beautiful province of Munster with all of it's history and heritage. Our family farm is only 20 minutes bus journey from a major Irish city for those who wish to explore the markets, festivals, traditional music venues, museums and art galleries on offer in the area. Adare village, the most visited village in Ireland, is only a short distance from the farm. We enjoy sharing the traditional farming skills and lifestyle with visitors and we are committed to the welfare and responsible custodianship of our land and animals and we like to share this ethos with all who come to stay and experience genuine Irish hospitality in our home.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    Tasks will be mostly helping in the family kitchen garden and painting gates. But we are always happy for people to share any skills they have!

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    Workawayers will stay in the family home, a traditional stone built 4-storey farmhouse built in the 18th Century. Vistors are welcomed to eat with us as a family at Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. We pride ourselves on our home baking skills - breads, pies, cakes and also on fresh produce from the kitchen garden.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Shannon Airport is a 35 minute car journey from the farm. Adare village is close by. There are transport links to Limerick, Cork and Galway cities.

  • 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: 526423853888