Blind lady looking for a bit of company, and an extra pair of hands in home in Gort in south Co Galway, Ireland, ideal base for exploring.



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    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 house work 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.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Cooking / shopping
    Help in 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.

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    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.

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    Languages spoken


  • 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.

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    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?


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    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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