Come here and learn more about Irish architecture and history. Maynooth, Ireland

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Ireland

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    Last activity

    24/11/2021

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  2021 

 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    We live in a big country house which we have been restoring and it is an ongoing project. We have been clearing the gardens also. We live near Dublin and have a busy house with four dogs. We also have students living here who attend university in Maynooth.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    We live in a large country house built around 1760. We have been restoring the house and grounds over the last four years. We have a strong interest in 18th century architecture, the history of the country house and antiques. There will be an Opportunity to learn about Irish architecture and history. Maynooth also has an interesting history and is easy to cycle to. We have some students from Maynooth university living here.? Plenty of people here to practice English and learn about Irish culture. We cook dinner every evening. It’s also easy to visit Dublin or local sites during days off.

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Help

    Help

    Autumn clearing in the garden, planting, putting up a wire support system for climbing plants.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Large single bedroom ensuite. Dinner in evening with family. Full access to kitchen/living room.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have had many helpers. All have visited Dublin and some Belfast, Wicklow. We have bikes to use in the area, into Maynooth which is a small town. There is a train to Dublin.

  • 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?

    One

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    Hours expected

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


Host ref number: 897129843292