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Autumn Winter 2021
We are busy hill sheep farmers living at the seaside on the west coast of Ireland. Experience day to day farm life with loads of learning for visiting helpers. We welcome trainee veterinarians, Agricultural Science students, nature lovers, horsey people and mostly those of you genuinely interested in the living farm and it's heartbeat.
Joining us means helping us on the sheep farm where we also have working sheepdogs and some ponies. In exchange we offer this experience together with accommodation & food.
We offer paid employment to trained/experienced & skilled Farm Workers on a long term stay. You will need to register for Irish Social Security Number for this option & ensure you have the proper VISA etc..
Looking to the New year 2022 we are looking for helpers to help us throughout the year on our medium-sized breathtakingly beautiful mixed farm.
This can be one month/two month/three month stay or longer!
So, if you fancy heading our way Get in touch!
Jan-Feb Provides a good all round experience of farm life in a rural area, herding sheep, training sheepdog pups, feeding indoor animals for the winter , enjoying the outdoors, repairing stone walls and ruins. Handling ponies and basic training on the halter.
March-April Sheep give birth and lambs are born. Busy time & a lovely time on farm May-June As well as our daily tasks we too 'go to the Bog' saving turf (fuel) nature at its best
July /Aug Time for sheep shearing and all that involves..gathering in the flock from the mountains and shearing off their wool using a hand held shears which is like a big big scissors! Great social experience too and good fun!
Sept-Oct More Shearing and maintenance on the farm
Nov-Dec Feeding animals housed for winter training sheepdogs, moving ponies and similar tasks
There are opportunities to help with the sheep & to try different things as and when they arise on the farm. Nothing too difficult or strenuous. On the farm we also home breed and rear horses and ponies. So we can host helpers to help with the sheep and helpers to help with the ponies. We are flexible. A great experience & works best if you are genuinely interested in farming and immersing yourself in farmlife here.
We have excellent accommodation & food & are looking for work awayers genuinely looking for a farm experience who enjoy being outdoors. What helps? good attitude, good humour and good workers to come and stay with us for short or long term stay.
Email if you are interested! We live in highly scenic & cultural part of Ireland. Breath taking blue flag 3 mile beach on our door step offering all kinds of outdoor pursuits
Looking foward to hearing from you!
Pratique d’une langue
Aide avec des éco-projets
Bricolage et projets de construction
S’occuper des animaux
Aide dans une ferme
Baby-sitting et jeux créatifs
Cuisine/repas pour la famille
Aide à la maison
Aide informatique / avec Internet
Ce projet peut impliquer des enfants. Pour en savoir plus, consultez nos directives et conseils ici.
To benefit traveller needs to wholeheartedly immerse themselves in farmlife here so it helps if you are a good mixer with people. It is the best way to benefit and learn by experiencing how we live, what we do, where we do it, how we do it and why. What influences all this in the present and in the past. Our social geography and how it has evolved, our history and heritage. We live in an area very rich in all things cultural make it an experience not a narrative. And enjoy it!
Cet hôte offre l'hébergement et une rémunération.
L’hôte a indiqué qu'il paierait au moins le salaire horaire minimum de son pays pour chaque heure travaillée et que l’hébergement serait fourni. Il demande de l'aide dans le cadre de son entreprise ou activité professionnelle. Contactez l'hôte directement via la messagerie du site pour en savoir plus et avoir des détails sur le salaire proposé. Tous les arrangements devraient être conclus à l'avance avec votre hôte.
We offer a range of options including the option of accommodation food/ paid allowance to experienced motivated helpers who want a "working on a farm" experience with us.
In Spring and Summer on the farm we also have a lot of sheep grazing on the hills and grassy plains..we need help in April with the lambing that is when the ewes give birth and later on in July we have a lot of shearing to do.
We also have a stables where in SUMMER only we offer Horseriding and Trekking.
We grow some vegetables & have flower garden & borders. We hope to plant trees & hedges on the farm this summer, Repair stone walls etc. We also have a bog where we save turf/peat. There will also be times when general maintenance is called for.
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Quote Orla in your message heading please if you want to apply to help at the Trekking Centre in the summer months. (Not the Sheep Farm This offer is separate to Sheep Farm)
Orla is also looking for a longer term helper. Mixed responsibilities in child minding and horse care. Plenty spare time to ride out and enjoy. All rounders welcome!
You must be able to muck in and muck out and be flexible, understanding, fun and above all honest :)
It's a great opportunity for the right person.
Cet hôte propose un échange linguistique
Cet hôte a indiqué qu’il souhaitait faire partager sa propre langue ou en apprendre une nouvelle.
Contactez-le pour en savoir plus.
Spacious farmhouse accommodation with bed modern furniture etc. Shower and toilet. Clean warm & cozy. Bedclothes supplied. Modern cooking facilities. TV DVD . Leisure furniture. Food provided. Wifi throughout house.
***PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN**
..warm clothes & outdoor gear including rain gear. Working on a farm means socks, jumpers, boots/wellingtons, t-shirts.
Also if coming to work with the ponies please bring your riding gear including hat and boots. As expected we cannot allow you to ride without appropriate riding gear.
Accès Internet limité
Nous avons des animaux
Nous sommes fumeurs
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5 hours a day 5 days a week
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