Help us on our farm and home in Limerick, Ireland

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  • Description

    Description

    We live on a small farm, which is a part-time activity and involves a small number of cattle, including some breeding rare-breed highland cows. Based 11 kilometres from Limerick city, we would be looking for help with some farm tasks, gardening and general activities around the land.
    We're located close to a local village, and there are many local activities that visitors and tourists can enjoy. The river Shannon and Castleconnell village are both close by, and people can experience the local culture and various sporting and leisure activities.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay
    Help in the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Visitors will learn some of the basics of farming (it's a very small farm), can improve their English language skills, enjoy a good social life in the local village, visit Limerick city where the nightlife is very enjoyable, and see many tourist attractions close by and within the wider Munster region.
    You'll experience life in rural Ireland, where people take time to talk and enjoy life, and see some of the traditional activities associated with the countryside

  • Help

    Help

    Routine farm and garden help such as cutting hedges, garden maintenance, keeping fences in good order, painting sheds and fences. Good experience with these type of tasks will be a big advantage

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Beginner

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    We live in a 2 storey house located on a small 6.5 hectare farm. Visitors will have their own room, access to tv, music and broadband, and will be treated as part of the family. You'll eat with us and have access to the kitchen for your own requirements.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    There is a local village and a great river close by - great for walks and good pub fun in the evening. It's a quiet area, 11 kms from the city, where the nightlife is much more active, with fantastic pubs and restaurants, historic castles, regular sporting and music events.
    There are bus services to the nearest city, and it can be possible to get a lift from someone if they're planning to drive on some days.
    Limerick is 2 hours from Dublin, and around 90 minutes from both Galway and Cork - so good for weekend trips to see other cities if you want to.

  • 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?

    Two

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    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 856614944336