Help with childcare in our family home in Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland



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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

  • Description


    We are a family of 6. We have four children from 3 years to 10 years old. This is a fun house with lots of activity. The host mother works in the government offices and her husband works as an engineer.

    We live in a five bedroom, detached house that has a large garden and an adjoining farm. They live 5 minutes’ drive from Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. There are lots of activities available in the area including swimming, golfing, water sports, cycling, river fishing and horse riding.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    Babysitting and creative play
    General Maintenance
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Carrick-on-Shannon is a vibrant town with lots to explore. They are many tourist attractions, sites to visit. Its central town for exploring other cities in Ireland, which is on a national bus route. We live in the countryside 8km from the nearest town, which is quiet and tranquil. You will get to live in the countryside, sample Irish food and heritage. You will have the opportunities to help out in the lifestyle of typical Irish family, who work on a farm. You will adapt to our traditions. We have local pubs that play traditional Irish music, but they also love new talent.

  • Help


    We are looking for someone to help with painting and general maintenance.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will have your own double bed in the family house, private bathroom and shower. You can use the house like its your own. Dinner is cooked everyday, so you will be included. You can help yourself to breakfast in the mornings and snacks in the evening. When you arrive you are part of the family, so you can help yourself to whatever you want!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We have had aupairs and research students in our house. So we are used to language barriers, people living in the house isn't a problem.

  • 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: 938284679116