Length of exchange
3 weeks, beginning in early August
Mainly farming families, partly members of Macra Na Feirme (youth organisation)
Changing host families
Every week, often more frequent
Information / Organisation
The address of the host families might be known some days before departure. The change of hostfamilies is well planned, you‘ll get handed over to the next family and don‘t have to take care of it.
Assistance on the farm and in the household
Interesting excursions with the hostfamilies, sometimes more frequent than other times
Young Farmers/Rural Youth
Often an exchange at the evening with the youth organisation Macra na Feirme
Often with patatoes, some specialities like black and wite pudding with entrails. Furthermore they drink a lot of tea, especially black tea.
Especially beautiful landscapes in Ireland, historically embossed past. Very open, helpful and friendly people, big cultural treasure.