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We are a family of 4 who relocated from inner city London to the west of Ireland. We moved to a former Bishop's Palace and have spent the last 4 years doing the house up.
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The house you will be staying in and working around is architecturally interesting and steeped in Irish history. There are a number of similar historically interesting sites and buildings locally, from megalithic tombs to castles.
There is a lot of traditional Irish music played locally.
You would learn about historic home renovation.
If you stayed with us you would be an extended part of our family. We would hope to be able to teach you about living in a rural setting: tending animals, Irish cookery, music and traditions.
we would love to meet and learn from people around the world, particularly languages, music, food and traditions.
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We have large gardens which we need help with weeding and general garden maintenance.
We would really appreciate some help with house work keeping the kitchen clean and tidy, hoovering, washing, ironing, window cleaning and dusting.
If you have a local dish from your homeplace we would love to try it!
Este anfitrión ofrece intercambio de idiomas
We would love to improve in the languages we have some knowledge of and would like to expose our children to a variety of languages also
A double room with ensuite bathroom with bath and shower.
All meals will be provided. Guests will have access to a fully stocked kitchen. We may ask guests to make an evening meal once or twice a week so that we share food together from around the world.
The nearest town, Ballaghaderreen, is 4km. There is a supermarket and a number of shops as well as a gym and swimming pool. Slightly further afield are Sligo and Carrick-on-Shannon which have all the facilities you would expect of a large town: cinemas, restaurants and a theatre.
There is a large number of outdoor pursuits available locally: fishing on Lough Gara and Lough Arrow, horseriding, kayaking, clay pigeon shooting. There are a number of walks in the surrounding area.
Transport is limited. There are national coaches to get to Dublin. There is a local link bus that goes from Ballaghaderreen to Sligo and back twice a day. There may be the ability to use a car provided a number of conditions are met.
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There are large grounds around the house and there is plenty of space to park.
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Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week