Blind lady would welcome some company and a little house help close to Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland

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Ireland

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    15/09/2020

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Oonagh. I am a 58 year old blind lady and live in Gort in south Co Galway, Ireland. In return for a little company and some light housework as well as some driving, I can provide you with free accommodation and food, help with language and also cultural experiences in this area, the Gateway to the Burren.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Help around the house

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    If you are interested, you can avail of free accommodation with food. The house is a very comfortable, recently refurbished house located in Gort which is a small town in south Co Galway. Direct access to the motorway - vibrant Galway city is less than an hour and the delightful town of Ennis is only 20 minutes by car. Ideal location for exploring the Burren, Cliffs of Moher, Connemara. Opportunity to explore Ireland. Opportunity to improve your English if this is your goal. English classes available in school across the road.

  • Help

    Help

    I am a blind lady living alone in the west of Ireland (59 years old). I require somebody (ideally female) to provide a little company and security. While she does have a circle of friends, family and carers with her, she requires somebody in the house at night time and also at weekends.

    No care in personal hygiene is required - just light housework (to keep house tidy), some cooking, primarily company and security.

    Ideally I would prefer somebody with a driver's licence so that you can take me to the shops, appointments, visit friends etc., I have my own car.

    There would be two days off per week and this would normally be during the week as opposed to the weekend.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Private room with ensuite facilities in comfortable, newly refurbished house. Use of kitchen, sitting room, washing facilities.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    Gort is ideally located for exploring many parts of Ireland - close of Burren and Cliffs of Moher, Galway and Connemara, Ennis and Limerick.

  • 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

  • ...

    Hours expected

    4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Kitchen/sitting room
Nearby beach
Coole Park - home of Dramatist Lady Gregory
Kylemore Abbey in Connemara
16th century Dunguaire Castle
Karst landscape of the Burren

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