Help us with home improvement projects in our country house near Castletownbere, Ireland



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    Help with DIY, Gardening, maintaining and improving house and 5 acres on Beara Peninsula in West Cork, Ireland

    Fionnuala and Tony both work in the area of energy healing. Tony is an author, artist and labyrinth expert. Fionnuala is a holistic therapist, Reiki Master, and poet. Fionnuala and Tony are both vegetarian and all food in house is vegetarian.

    The house is 6 Kilometres from the town of Castletownbere. It is situated on 5 acres on the Wild Atlantic Way overlooking Bere Island and Bantry Bay, with the mountains behind. As the house wasn’t lived in for many years, the gardens have become quite overgrown and need some clearing and loving care. We are looking to create a tranquil spaces on the grounds.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Help around the house

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    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Experience the beautiful Beara Peninsula with walking trails, hikes and coastline. Travellers can learn about creating a meditation garden including labyrinths, etc. Learn about the variety of trees and plants in the gardens.

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    Help welcomed with mainly outdoor projects such as gardening: mowing, weeding, clearing scrub, etc.; chopping wood; helping restore old stone walls; On wet days help welcomed with house cleaning' painting; cooking , etc

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    English: Fluent
    Irish: Intermediate
    French: Beginner

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  • Accommodation


    The house is an old stone four bedroom bungalow. Traveller accommodation is a single bedroom. Bathroom is shared. Kitchen is available for vegetarian cooking. Food for breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. Lunch and Dinner are prepared and taken together. Self cooking may be required at times May ask for help with the cooking and cleaning up.

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    Bus service available form Cork City to Castletownbere (4 miles away). Will collect on arrival. Bicycle available. Approx. 400m from the sea. Castletownbere is the nearest town and is the second largest fishing port in Ireland. The Beara Way walking route runs the length of the Beara Peninsula. Dzogchen Beara Buddhist Centre is 30 mins away by car. Dursey island with Ireland's only cable car is approx 40 mins drive away.

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    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

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    Hours expected

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

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