County : Tipperary
Hi , we are a caring , loving family of three plus. My husband John son Darragh, myself Margaret and our four dogs . Two which are house pets Penny and Bell with Cleo and Snowie outside . We love spending time together going on many trips , but also like our quiet time.We work great as a team and it's very much "we all dirty the house, so we all clean it ",and we will encourage you to get involved too . We live in the countryside within walking distance of our local village of Clonmore. We love being outdoors and are a very sporty family .We are 5kms from our nearest town of Templemore www.templemore.ie and https://www.mytown.ie/templemore/Sports-Clubs which has many great services to offer including Rail and Bus Service . Our experience of hosting has been a very positive one.We have learned a lot about the different cultures and traditions of our students. It has been a pleasure to watch our students develop their English language and gain confidence to integrate into our Country,our local Community and our Family.We have enjoyed our time together and some wonderful memories and friendships have developed. We welcome family and friends visits to our home. You will have the biggest room in the house and we provide another bed should you wish to have a friend over for a sleepover .We enjoy having our meals together and its lovely having a chat about our day. We have access by car to a very good Secondary School , Our Lady's Templemore with a great academic and sporting record.Please feel free to browse their website http://www.ourladystemplemore.ie/. Here the Principle will know you by name and takes a keen interest in Foreign Exchange Students. We also have a school transport service to the next town of Thurles .Here are four schools to choose from •Presentation Convent www.presthurles.ie •CBS at firstname.lastname@example.org •Ursuline Convent at email@example.com • Colaiste Mhuire at www.cmco.ie . Also just 15kms (drop off and collection by car) •The Cistercian College Roscrea http://www.msjroscrea.ie/. Maybe you would like to attend as a day pupil or stay in the school Monday to Friday and spent your weekends with us (a lot of choice ) check out these scholarships on offer http://www.thefinest.ie/top-boarding-school-launches-significant-scholarship-programme/ •School books •School uniforms •School fees •School transport •12month heritage card for Ireland are all included. Visit www.lingooninja.com We also offer private lessons to improve your English from the comfort of your own home, as we both are TEFL Teachers. You will be treated like our own family and are welcome to stay short term or full academic year. Ages 11yrs to 17yrs .