Im a young farmer running my family farm just 5mins outside Bantry town along the Wild Atlantic Way, only an hour from the bustling city. West Cork couldn't contrast more, with a slower more laid back lifestyle and a wide range of amenities and activities it's sure to make the best of your trip to Ireland.
Help around the house
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As a small farmer I can show how the grass based system that us Irish farmers are so proud of works by going on knowledge transfer walks and live sales.
There is also a massive historical significance to the area from standing stones and ringforts to a museum dedicated to the French armada of 1796 and the most South Westerly part of Ireland (Mizen Head ) a functional light house witch is still an important weather station is a must visit live music an many more beside
Help with some small tasks that require 2 people from an ease point of view mostly cutting wood and fencing hedge trimming and a bit of help with the animal in the form of shifting from paddock to paddock and feeding where needed.
I've reasonable expectations an all progress is aimed towards the spring season and as such I am flexible with tasks (indoor v outdoor)
I live in a modern 2 story house with my mother it's well heated and the person how chooses to stay will have there own room
We have good phone coverage and good Internet/wifi
There is a local link bus that dose not pass far from the door likewise bus eireann run multiple bus to Cork throughout the day there is also a bus to kenmare runs for the summer
I can also drive withen a reasonable distance
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week