Art, music and an amazing positive cultural experience in Galway, the jewel of Ireland



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    Welcome to Galway, the jewel of Ireland.
    We are ready to welcome you for your cultural experience.
    Our next very welcomed workawayer will be helping us with basic household chores and gardening, walking the dog, shopping etc and of course most important of all, enjoying the cultural experience.
    Glasses of wine on nice weather evenings in the garden, a selection some lovey music to listen too......Gardening, Art. tidying and gardening with general house keeping.

    Helping us will involve no more than 5 hours help daily, 5 days a week (two days off).
    All is well in Ireland . . Galway in the West' and is the Jewel of Ireland.
    Our beautiful home is in perfect condition and we are still looking for help around the house.
    You will be staying in the coveted and very cool, eclectic and fun loved chilled atmosphere of our converted Galway Cottage where we live all year round.
    Does this sound like you and what you want to share with us for a while.
    Please do not make travel arrangements to come to us until you get a definite offer to come to stay by e mail..

    We are chilled and relaxed and very laid back but very serious about making it all a special experience for everyone involved. You will be treated like a family member.

    Our big tidy-up around the property over the winter is always ongoing and it's all about being versatile, getting involved doing general bits and pieces with the fun enjoyment and experience the great satisfaction of solid teamwork and our intention is all about helping each other in every way we can including hanging out with a coffee in the garden or on main street Galway in the afternoons and a few black beers of Guinness of course, or a glass of wine in the evening sun outside in the gardens

    Yes... gardening, planting new flowers, painting and general housework shopping and tidying up, but enjoying the fruits of all our labour with chilled out warm relaxing nights with some music and a glass of wine in your hand and 'shooting the breeze'
    Some art paintings need to be completed for the cottage walls. That will be fun, are you artistic? .... Great !!!

    You can let yourself go here, be yourself, let your hair down , be a free spirit and have plenty of time to have a great laugh.
    Come and join us and chill out for a while.

    So if you are creative and a bit arty, thats cool too !
    It's all about the cultural experience for us.
    You can let your heart and mind run free and be at ease with the universe when you are here.
    You can completely let yourself go, say and do what you like and completely immerse yourself in our amazing stress free environment and anything goes.
    Ray is super cool manly man, active in all parts of the business. He is the boss. He is a performing musician, artist, builder, sailor, pilot .....bla bla bla it goes on and on. Ha ! Ha!
    He is into helping other people with positive life solutions and loves helping people at getting their act together and help straighten up their lives. Encouragement and practical outlook is his thing.

    Relax in our large private gardens, sleep in your own bedroom with your own shower and loo all private and secure.
    No heavy duty stuff required from you. Just mornings helping and two days a week off also so that you have the rest of the time to explore Ireland using us as your base. We only allow our invited people at our property, so no visitors or locals please.
    We are 15 minutes from the amazing and " super buzzzzing "Galway main street and Latin quarter and there are direct buses and trains all day and night. You will love it here in our 12th century Athenry village. We are 3 minutes from restaurants, pubs shops and village 12th century castle.

    We have a dog and a cat who are best friends and that in itself sets the mood and expression of who we are and what we are. Peace and tranquility, Calmness and strength in our universal existence.
    Our main rule is that there are no rules so you can do pretty much what you like ,so enjoy relax and chill.
    We don't suffer fools gladly, so no messin around and we expect your respect as we offer you ours.

    Well done in choosing us in Athenry Galway for a workaway experience in Ireland West'
    Perhaps we can take you for a week or two and see how you get on.
    Please read out workaway feedback from previous workawayers.
    it is very important to us that you are comfortable with your choice to come and help us.

    Do you like music culture and art, if so you are coming to the right place.
    Our home is a stress free zone and we are at one with the universe.
    We are looking for someone to help around the house, who is willing to help with basic tasks and can get involved and do bits and pieces around the house and garden.
    We need help inside the house and around the gardens and outside too..

    We are on the train and bus routes and have off street parking. 2 mins walk to bus and train. Super transport location.
    We need you to be able to help, be neat and tidy.

    We are a quiet house but very open minded and we love to go to the pub and enjoy the fun or have a coffee on the street and meet new people and you will enjoy the Irish tradition and culture.
    Please do stay in touch.
    There is always lots to be done here.
    You will love it.
    Computer and web site skills, yes ? Not necessary but let me know.

    If we reach an agreement and you get a definite invite from us to come and stay at our wonderful life's retreat, then you should come for a week or so at first and if you like it you can extend if both you and us get on well. We are very flexible.
    Our house was built in 1890 and we always need the help to keep the house in good order.
    Please do not book a specific flight / or travel to come to us unless we fully confirm dates for you.
    Are you interested in art, you can help us with paintings for the cottage walls.

    Before you arrive'
    Please let me have the following info before you arrive
    I need an I.D. photo sent to me before you arrive.
    We can pick best option with you for hours after you do a few days and settle in.

    Have you been to Galway ?
    Have you been in Ireland before ?
    Have you friends/family already in Galway at the moment? We would like to know.

    Standard household and general day to day help in the mornings, family breakfast/dinner preparation and tidying kitchen and family areas is not part of your workaway hour duties.
    We expect you are fit and able to help us.
    We keep a tidy house, kitchen and all areas should be left tidy each night.
    You need to be aware of keeping our home to our normal high standards, we expect you to be organised and tidy and a good time keeper and keep the house in good order at all times.
    Help yourself to breakfast beforehand.
    We usually have breakfast from around eight.
    We will provide your accommodation, food and drinks while you are with us.
    We are not looking for cleaners.
    We do want to keep the property from deteriorating over the winter months with all the dampness that winter brings so
    We still need help around the house over the coming months and onto next summer.

    The House
    When you arrive at the house, we will happily welcome you as a family member to our amazing free thinking space and give you time to get settled in after a quick tour you can have some food and relax.
    We expect your respect, as we offer you ours in return.

    Let us know if you have special food requirements.
    Lots of ten minute coffee and herbal tea breaks and always good fun.

    Depending on the time when you arrive we can arrange your hours for that week.
    Your afternoons are free to explore Ireland West' Ray will help you organise everything you need to see.
    Lots of laughs and a few cups of nice coffee and a few minutes break during the mornings work.
    It is all very relaxed around here, music art and hanging out in the garden with an evening glass of wine, super chilled and stress free. Where is that BBQ, let's cook up something good !

    House Etiquette
    So help will be no more than 5 hours help daily, 5 days a week (two days off).
    We do not allow other people at the house so no visitors or locals around the house please.
    You have your own room on your own side of the cottage and have a beautiful bedroom and own shower and wc with a garden view..
    We hope you will enjoy our invitation to stay and show the same respect for us and our property that we will extend to you.
    You will feel very much at home.

    I have just arrived back home from London. Covid is everywhere in England but Ireland is much less affected.
    Ray who is a well known musician and artist ( do you have any art or music experience, he is doing some new art for the cottage at the moment ) and he is very generous in thought and personality and he will treat you you with the highest respect and show you around all the fun, music and culture in Galway.
    He has plenty of time for a good laugh and will give lots of advice about getting around and seeing all the touristic sites.

    Read our Reviews.
    Do read our reviews on trip advisor and you will find out a lot about us and Ray and his nature and natural ability to make people feel welcome.
    You can see all the touristic sites in the West of Ireland from here easy peasy.

    Life is for living ! So let's do it.
    You are coming to a wonderful comfortable safe secure environment.
    You can let yourself go here and you can be free in mind, body and spirit.
    You can see all the touristic sites in the West of Ireland from here easy peasy.
    We will help you to get around easily and cheaply.
    Thanks for your interest in us and in Ireland west, our culture and our beautiful home.
    Kind regards

  • Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Types d'aide et opportunités d'apprendre

    Entretien général
    Aide avec des éco-projets
    Aide à la maison
    Projets artistiques
    Aide informatique / avec Internet

  • Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Echange culturel et opportunités d'apprendre

    Galway is the cultural capital of Ireland and is only a few minutes away, you will love it,. 12th century Athenry is our village and has lots of restaurants and pubs and you can find Irish traditional music everywhere in Athenry and Galway.

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    General tidying and cleaning inside and outside, some small painting projects. We need some art for the walls of the house and cottage. Your personal input is welcome. We always need help around the house.
    We will provide your food and drinks while you are helping us.

  • Langues parlées

    English: Courant

  • Hébergement


    Own large room with bed and own shower and wc. Private and secure. Very nice accommodation. Comfortable and warm. Access to garden. You will love it.

  • Autres infos...

    Autres infos...

    Of course, we will help you get around safely and easily . You will love our place

  • Informations complémentaires

    Informations complémentaires

    • Accès Internet

    • Accès Internet limité

      Accès Internet limité

    • Nous avons des animaux

    • Nous sommes fumeurs

    • Familles bienvenues

  • Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Combien de volontaires pouvez-vous accueillir ?

    Plus de 2

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