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Sligo, Ireland: The town of Sligo, in the north of Ireland, straddles the Garavogue River where it meets Sligo Bay. It’s known for its literary heritage and rugged countryside. Ruined medieval Sligo Abbey has carved tombs and a 15th-century altar. Sligo County Museum displays memorabilia of local poet W.B. Yeats, paintings and Stone Age artefacts. The Model is a contemporary arts centre featuring works by 20th-century Irish artists.
Co Dublin, Ireland: I am happy to have students in my home and I enjoy teaching them and showing them around the area either locally or in Dublin. I usually go to the pubs with them and introduce them to my friends.
Dublin 18, Ireland: Cabinteely is a suburb of Dublin's southside. It is located in the jurisdiction of Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, County Dublin, Ireland.
|Lismore, Ireland: We are an English family living in beautiful rural West Waterford. We love to share and explore this fantastic area with our guests and like to take them hill walking or horse riding if they are interested.|
Carrigaline, Ireland: We live in a detached house in a big estate in the suburbs of Cork city, which is easily accesable by bus ( 20 minutes) We are very friendly with our neighbours and the neighbourhood is safe and clean. There are shops nearby, a swimming pool and cycling paths. We also live close to the sea and we regularly go there.
Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland: Esplanade Villa is a unique homestay situated on the seafront in Bray, a charming Victorian seaside town on the east coast of Ireland. Only 20km from Dublin airport, we offer English language eco breaks with a difference. Bray’s coastline is home to many marine animals (including dolphins, seals and seabirds) and we invite our guests to join us on our marine wildlife tours. Other excursions include trips to ancient monastic sites, film set locations, stately homes and Dublin city.
Bray, Co. Wicklow, Ireland: Bray is a Victorian seaside town only 40 minutes by train from Dublin. It has many shops and cafes and the famous mile-long seafront promenade so perfect for it's Carnivals and International Music and Food Festivals. There are beautiful walks in the area eg. The 18th Century Powerscourt House and Gardens and the serene Monastic site of Glendalough.
We as a family enjoy welcoming students into our home and have done so for many years. A great Immersion in English/Holiday experience.
Enniscorthy, Ireland: We welcome students to our home in County Wexford. It is a newly built house in the countryside, approximately 7 km from Enniscorthy town. My sister's Organic farm is next to our house where there are chickens, pigs, sheep, cows, horses, hens, ducks, alpacas and donkeys! Guests can help out with small jobs on the farm if they wish and get up close and personal with the animals if they would like to experience life on an Irish organic farm at the same time as improving their English!
Mallow, Ireland: We live in a beautiful rural location but amenities are very close by. My parents and brothers and sisters live close by and we enjoy entertaining in each other's homes. I have 3 living rooms so there is plenty of privacy if that is required. The room is not ensuite but they would have their own private bathroom. I am a good cook and can cater for special diets. We love sitting down together to eat and talk and everyone is always welcomed into our home.
Type of Programme One-to-one, personalised English language tuition living full-board with the tutor's own family and in the tutor's own home, including local visits and excursions, meeting friends, neighbours and professional colleagues etc.
Type of House: Split-Level Bungalow
Teaching Qualifications and Experience
Bachelor of Arts (BA), Master of Arts (MA), H.D.E., T.E.F.L. Experienced primary, secondary and tertiary teacher, fluent in Spanish with some French. Wide experience in teaching English to non-native speakers as Director of Studies and in TEFL for individual adults and small groups.
Hobbies and Interests
Music, reading, theatre, swimming, tennis and general sports
Excursions and Local Attractions
County Sligo, nestling in the splendour of the majestic North West, offers its visitors a fine variety of mountains, lakes and beaches. Sligo town (20,000), the busy thriving capital of the region, has a special atmosphere, rich in culture and history. Carrowmore tombs are reputed to be more than 4000 years old!! Excellent golf courses, abundant lake, river and sea fishing available locally; the Hawk's Well Theatre offers nightly entertainment; horse riding (cross country, trekking, jumping); traditional Irish music and dance available nightly. Donegal is within easy reach, with its rugged coastline, mountains and moors, and its Gaelic speaking Western Coast.
Accommodation, Facilities and Local Area
Terry and Olivia welcome you to their lovely, split-level bungalow in the country, with 5 bedrooms (two with independent bathrooms) and study/office area with availability of fax and internet. Extensive gardens and patio area. Situated 8 km from Sligo City and 3 km from Sligo Regional Airport. Close to the sea with fishing, hill walking, golf, horse-riding, theatre, cinema, traditional music, beautiful scenery and walks. Many years experience in catering for adults learning English. Olivia is a teacher of Home Economics and an excellent cook and housekeeper who prides herself in her beautiful home. Courses available all year round.
Eurolingua offers opportunities to learn English in Dublin, the capital of the Irish Republic (Ireland), not to be confused with Northern Ireland (or Ulster) which is an integral part of the United Kingdom. Dublin has an urban population of about 1.3 million and is situated on the east coast of Ireland on the estuary of the River Liffey. Dublin is a major tourist attraction. Eurolingua also offers other attractive locations to learn English in Ireland, either group classes at a language school or on a One-to-One English Homestay programme living in the home of a qualified and experienced Eurolingua English Homestay Tutor.
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