» Aran Walkers Lodge
Aran Walkers Lodge Report
Location: Galway, Ireland
We are a Walkers Lodge based near the western side of Inis Mór. www.aranwalkerslodge.com . We are near the Wormhole where the red bull cliff diving takes place and also the great Celtic Fort Dún Aonghasa. We provide accommodation for those interested in seeing the real Island. We are here to welcome travellers and ensure they have the best experience possible while visiting Aran.
Based off the west coast of Ireland on the Wild Atlantic Way- located on Inis Mór - a popular tourist destination. During the summer months, Inis Mor is a busy vibrant place with people visiting from all over the world. You will be exposed to Irish culture in a really unique and authentic way through language, music, history, food and drink. By day take in the stunning scenery, by night enjoy a fun nightlife with a variety of food, drink, live music and pubs and restaurants.
Type of help
Help preparing the Lodge for visiting tourists.
Cooking / shopping
Help in the house
Cultural exchange and learning opportunities
You will be mixing with people from all over the world, it's a great opportunity to learn about new cultures and meet new people. The island itself has a very unique and welcoming social aspect to it, which is a lot of the reason it is so popular! You will learn life skills. You will make great friends and you will be in a very social setting. You will get insight into the hospitality industry and how the day to day operations of business work.
We need people who are motivated, friendly, outgoing and not afraid of hard work. The usual working day here can consist of anything from welcoming and checking in/out guests, to housekeeping, general maintenance, cleaning, cooking and laundry.
Teamwork and flexibility are very important here we all have to pull together every morning/afternoon to get the work done. The hours are generally 4-5 hours per day to get the work done and the evenings are yours to relax, explore or grab a beer and watch the sunset. Candidates should be social, mannerly, positive, fit, healthy, willing and flexible.
WHAT WE OFFER
You will be provided with accommodation in an ensuite bedroom sharing with other workawayers.
You will have access to laundry, cooking, wifi and bike hire facilities as part of our offering.
All meals will be provided by a weekly shop and you can decide to cook as a group or individually.
Complimentary access to Dun Aonghasa, the most visited attraction on Inis Mor.
-Must be over 21
-Must be a diligent worker
-Must be a clean and tidy person
-Must be social and welcoming
-Must be flexible and positive.
We can only take people with EU passports or valid work visas for Ireland (if you're from a non-Eu country can you confirm if you have one of these).
English, Irish, Italian, Spanish, French
What else ...
Most common activities on the island are bicycle hire, dining out, fishing, pub crawls, pony & trap trips, bus tours. The island is also very inspiring for artists for writing, painting and music... Very suitable for bird watchers as well.
4-5 hours per day, 6 days a week