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Guest House Ballinrobe, Ireland

41 reviews41

Help with big house and garden

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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.
Higher chance of approval
This host has recently approved volunteers and is looking for more applications.
Connect with the locals
20 travelers recommend this host to have close contact with locals
Immerse yourself in the local culture
19 travelers recommend this host for those looking for a local cultural immersion
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.
Painting & Decorating
Help with painting or decorating the property facilities.
Help with a wide range of repairs or building.
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.
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The Experience

We have a large house set in beautiful Irish countryside, and we need help with painting and decorating and gardening, some of this involves heavy lifting and digging. also welcome help with cleaning and preparing beds for guests. We're a friendly family and we try to make sure that there's time for enjoying the Irish experience, we like to play music and we dance, happy to involve any helpers. We live 30 mins walk to lake for walking, swimming,

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  • Intermediate English
  • Over 23 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
4 weeks
Stay up to
4 weeks

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41 Reviews


Host & Team


Hours & Tasks


Guest House


Learning & Fun


How this experience will transform you

20 Meeting locals

19 Immersing in the local culture

19 Get in touch with nature

19 Practicing English

18 Meeting international travelers

15 Developing environmental awareness

United States


I had an amazing time working at the Creagh house. Annie and Peter are wonderful people and made us feel at home as soon as we got there. Everyone we met was friendly and included us in all the events. The dancing is incredibly fun! It could be challenging at times but Annie and Peter are the best teachers! I hated leaving but I know I'll come back to visit!

about 1 month ago

United States


I love this place so much, it is amazing. Annie and Peter are so nice and I spent many evenings and car rides just chatting with them and I throughly enjoyed hearing their perspective on things, they are such lovely people and a wealth of knowledge. They make everyone feel so welcome here and it truly feels like a big family with members flowing through the house daily each one excited to meet and get to know you. I also must mention the dancing. It was so fun and lively. Learning the dances can be challenging at first but everyone is so supportive and Annie is a wonderful teacher. I loved it

about 1 month ago



With my partner we did our first volunteering at Creagh House and we loved it! Annie, Peter and all their family and friends are very kind, they invited us to all their activities which helped us to get to know the culture and practice our English. Creagh House is pure magic and creativity, both for the structure and for the atmosphere. The tasks were according to the needs that were presented. We thank you very much for the welcome! <3

Fue nuestro primer voluntariado y nos encantó! Annie, Peter y toda su familia y amigos fueron muy amables y acogedores , la casa y el lugar son hermosos :)

4 months ago

Annie replied




They were very fun days learning about the Irish culture, Dances and Music. Annie and Peter are amazing people, supportive, happy and good people, they always try to help you have a good time and enjoy the nature of Ireland. I'll be back soon...thanks for everything. I will miss Coco my sweet company

4 months ago

Annie replied

Super yazmin, enjoyed your stay and thanks for your help



Annie and Peter are wonderful people, from the first moment they made us feel at home and the tasks to be carried out are simple. If you visit Creagh house you have to be prepared to live an incredible experience, you will fully immerse yourself in their culture learning their dances and appreciating incredible music sessions, and meeting wonderful people. Jumping into a frozen lake is something we will never forget :) We will miss the great Creagh family and will definitely be back.

5 months ago

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