Help out busy family near Dungarvan bay in the Sunny South East of Ireland

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 Min stay requested: at least 2 weeks

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Clotilde, I am French, my husband David is Irish and we have 2 lovely kids. We both have a passion for wholesome, home-grown & home-made quality foods. This passion has motivated us to change our lives and we have embraced a new lifestyle of working the land in an holistic/permacultural way in order to sustain ourself and a part of the community around us.

    The farm is taking a lot of our time and we would need your help to look after the house, the garden and the children for a few hours everyday to allow us to get through our work.

    We are rearing poultry on pasture guarded by 3 Pyrenean Mountain dogs and growing vegetables our big polytunnel. We also have several ecological scheme in place and it is very close to our heart to improve bio-diversity on our land. We have planted hundreds of meter of hedges on the property and also several acres of native woodland.

    We are a friendly & very hospitable young family with 2 kids.
    If you are looking to spend some time in a beautiful mountain landscape, 15 minutes from the stunning Dungarvan bay In the Sunny South East, please get in touch with us.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Gardening
    Babysitting and creative play
    Farmstay help
    Help with Eco Projects
    Animal Care

  • Projects involving children

    Projects involving children

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

  • 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

    With us you will feel welcome and part of our home, sharing meal time, gorgeous foods & time for dialogues. David and Clotilde will give you insight into the Irish culture which will help you live a rich experience. You will learn loads about alternative ways of farming, nature & environmental topics, the importance of local & communities and loads about preparing, cooking & enjoying good food.

  • Help

    Help

    Our guest are usually helping out in morning tasks from 9 to 2pm from Monday to Friday. We are flexible & open to discussion if you need to head off for the week end or something. Sometimes, we might need help for a "specific task" to be done where we might require your help in the afternoon for a while. It will all communicated & discussed with you anyway prior to it.

    In the house, cooking, tidying & helping with washing. Also mind the children in the house or outside, playing with them, making activities biking, walking, playing sports).
    In the garden: weeding, seeding and planting the vegetable tunnel and help in maintaining hedges & trees.
    Help with animal care : feed dogs, hens & other animals.

  • Languages

    Languages spoken
    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent

    This host offers a language exchange
    This host has indicated that they are interested in sharing their own language or learning a new language.
    Please contact them directly for more information.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    There is 2 options. Most of the year we offer 1 double room in our house sharing all common spaces with our family. That is suitable for 1 person.
    In Summer months - may, june, july & august, we offer a spacious caravan, in great condition, with electricity, central heating, fridge, cooker, etc. which can sleep a couple.
    Meal time are all shared but there is possibility to cook separately in caravan if desired.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The area has lots of hiking trail with spectacular views of the surrounding areas.
    There is a cycling green ways of 45km in Dungarvan where you can go exploring on your time off.
    We have bikes you can borrow but you need a car to go to shop or town. We provide lifts to town any time we go ourself (probably 3/4 times a week. There is no public transport available from/to our house but you find public transport from /to Dungarvan (from where we can come & get you then). We also come & bring you out to the pub once or twice or at least drop you there for you to explore night-life in Dungarvan.

  • 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

  • Can host digital nomads

    Can host digital nomads

    This host has indicated that they love having digital nomads stay.

  • Space for parking camper vans

    Space for parking camper vans

    This host can provide space for campervans.

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    9am to 2pm 5 days a week


Host ref number: 938886921678