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Guest House Ballinrobe, Ireland

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Helping in the house

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This host receives lots of worldpackers and has a high average rating, being recognized by the community as a Top Host.
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This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Immerse yourself in the local culture
6 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
Connect with nature
5 travelers recommend this experience for reconnecting with nature
Accepts couples and pairs of volunteers
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What you offer


Hours per week
Help out and collaborate with your host only a few hours per week.
Kitchen Hand
Help prepare, finish and serve meals.
Help clean the kitchen, bedrooms, bathrooms and common areas.
Help with changing the bed linens and general housekeeping.
Help grow plants and cultivate gardens
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What you get


Days off per week
Have some time off for yourself, go explore the city or rest for a while.
Shared Dorm
You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.
You are entitled to a free breakfast, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free lunch, every day of your stay.
You are entitled to a free dinner, every day of your stay.
Free Laundry
You can use our laundry room freely.
Free Hiking Tours
We’ll take you on excursions and hikes around town. For free!
Pick Up
We will pick you up when you arrive, and take you to our property.
Dance classes
Take free dance classes at our place.
Use our equipped kitchen
Feel free to use our kitchen and make your own delicious food.
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The Experience

Help with cleaning, bed making, gardening and cooking

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  • Beginner English
  • Over 22 years old
  • Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs

What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa

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Stay at least
2 weeks

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How this experience will transform you

6 Immersing in the local culture

5 Get in touch with nature

5 Meeting locals

5 Practicing English

4 Learning about sustainability

4 Meeting international travelers



The time that I spent in Creagh House was incredible. I had so much fun dancing even though I was a little bit lost with the step. I enjoyed exploring the house, walking around the river and the forest, and swimming in the lake.
I have been living in Ireland for almost two years, and this was the first time that I could experience the Irish culture. It is not an judgemental environment where all the people involved in this community will encourage you to be yourself and connect with your artistic side.
Annie and Pete thank you so much for having me, I hope to see you very soon!!

14 days ago



My wife and I had a great experience at Creagh House. Annie and Peter are lovely and they always helped us to feel comfortable and happy. We learned a lot in that period and we had amazing moments working, dancing, listening traditional music or just sharing informations. We recommend this experience, you Will feel part of the Creagh House family. Thank you for all Annie and Peter. All the best for you.

20 days ago



Our experience in one word: incredible. It was two weeks of great cultural immersion: we learned a lot about Irish culture, learned traditional dances, we did trails, lake bathing, joyful nights with lots of music, ate traditional dishes, met new people, we practiced English, etc. The work is important, but nothing too difficult, they need help with gardening, painting, general repairs and cleaning. If you want a complete worldpackers experience, Creagh House is the ideal place for you. Our thanks for everything Annie and Peter, you are special and will be forever in our heart.

29 days ago



I loved my time in Creagh house; went there thanks to the reviews of other travelers and the place exceeded my expectation 😊. Creagh house is close to town but surrounded by green and sheep and just a short walk from Mask lake and the woods. Here you work but you also cook, dance, listen to live music and laughs lots 🥳
I felt at home with Annie and Peter, enjoyed many talks with them and the rest of the people in the house. If you want to rest from the city, if you want to learn from a different culture or if you just enjoy building works, this is your place! 🤟

6 months ago



We arrived in the middle of December, my boyfriend and I. We were very well received by our hosts. With Annie and Petter we learn words in English and Irish, about cooking and seasoning. Annie Mastercheff prepared breakfast, sweet and savory breads, lunch and dinner with vegetables, hot and delicious foods. Working hours and tasks are as described. Great musicians, they taught us to dance with a lot of patience and joy. Luckily we were at Christmas and it was incredible, everything! Thank you very much Annie, Petter and Franchesco, the cat, we feel at home!

7 months ago

Annie replied

We enjoyed your stay, Isis, great to meet you and hope to see you again one day

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