Come live and experience tranquil Irish country life whilst helping with horses near Dunmore East

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  • Last activity: 22 Feb 2023



 Min stay requested: 1 month or more



  • Description


    We are a family of three living on the outskirts of the fishing village of Dunmore East. We have three dogs and numerous horses. The beach is only 20 minutes walk away through a beautiful country road. As much a possible all meals are home cooked. Workaways will be fully immersed into Irish family life whilst helping out around the house and with the horses. Through our hospitality , good home cooking we have made many friends who return time again.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    General Maintenance
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
  • 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

    You will experience first hand what it is like to live with a typical Irish family, improve your spoken English,be thought the fundamentals of stable management and horsemanship. You can also experience first hand how to bake and to make some of our favourite desserts.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help


    We are looking for somone to help with some light house work, mucking out stables and depending on level of riding to help riding out. Some general gardening may also be required

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    The accommodation provided is a modern double room with adjoining bathroom within the main house. You will be treated as one of the family.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The workaway position will best suit someone who does not suffer from allergies,who loves dogs ,horses and is not afraid to get involved. There are some beautiful country and coastal walks nearby. In the summertime we go jetsking from the beach and occasionally go fishing off shore. Waterford, the oldest Viking city in ireland is easily accessible by bus from Dunmore East with connections to Dublin, Cork and Galway if you wish to explore some of the country. The more experienced rider can go on scenic hacks to the beach which, previous work a ways really treasured this experience. Come , enjoy and immerse yourself in the relaxed irish country way of life and make memories you can treasure.

  • 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?


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    Hours expected

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

Host ref number: 769976892393

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