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We are have a small holding , we keep 55+ colonels of bees for Honey, we sell some honey to cover costs of feeding, cost of hive upkeep and medican and not for profit. and breeding of Queens to further improve our bees ., Jersey cows for milk,butter and cheese making,pigs for pork and bacon,chickens,ducks we also cut our own peat to heat with. Apart from this we have ,four dogs six cats and a large poly tunnel to grow our veg.
In the summer we run bee keeping course's for beginners we give these courses in exchange for help on our homestead. one current project is the restoration of a 1979 13.5m Bluewater cruising yacht.
Types of help and learning opportunitiesGardeningDIY and building projectsAnimal CareFarmstay helpCreating/ Cooking family mealsHelp around the houseGeneral MaintenanceHelp with Computers/ Internet
UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
English language, all aspects of gardening and free lessons on the craft of beekeeping.
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Small traditional Irish cottage or if the weather is cold our front room, all meals provided shower or bath in the house
What else ...
our nearest village is 7k ,Sligo is a bus ride of 20k we have fantastic walking close by with mountains and lakes to see , it is also close to the Atlantic Ocean, Check out the sligo way for more details. We also are in the process of restoring a KP 44 yacht so sailing experience a advantage 😀.
A little more information
Limited internet access
We have pets
We are smokers
Can host families
Space for parking camper vans
Any campervan or tent.
How many Workawayers can stay?
Max 5 hours per day 5 days per week