Vacancy: seasonal work with calves

This vacancy has been filled

The calving season starts in Ireland at the beginning of February.
This means for many farmers in Ireland all cows calve within a period of 6 to 8 weeks.
And that requires a lot of extra help!


  • Salary: between € 12/13 net per hour
  • fulltime
  • Throughout Ireland
  • Period: Febr – may 2024

The vacancy

Who are we looking for?

Do you have experience on a dairy farm and are you available from February to May?
Then come to Ireland for this period! Up to and including April is also possible in consultation, but unfortunately not shorter.

We are looking for extra help for many different farmers during this period.
These farmers can be small family farms with 200 cows to large farms with 800/900 cows and everything in between.
Together we will see which farm suits you best so that you can have an unforgettable time.

In addition to hard work, by every farmer you also has time to explore the area and do fun things. And…, you will experience the national holiday St. Patrick’s Day in mid-March. Quite a happening in Ireland!

The work

What are you going to do?

You are responsible for a number of areas such as:

  • Feeding and caring for calves
  • Helping cows calving
  • Milking cows
  • Maintenance around the yard
  • Feedings cows

The employment conditions

We offer this

This is what we offer you in terms of employment conditions:

  • Salary: depends on knowledge and experience. A guideline is € 12/13 a hour. Because you are coming for a short period to Ireland, you don’t have to pay tax on your salary.
  • Accommodation included
  • Enough time to see something of the country in addition to the hard work


About this farm

Various dairy farms from small to large, from above Dublin to below Cork.
Together we will see what kind of farm suits you best.

The location

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Are you interested?

If you are interested in this position, I would like to ask you to complete the form below.
If you have any questions, feel free to call or text +353 89 946 32 98

Please note that I only mediate European nationals. I do not arrange work permits, visa, etc. If you do not have European nationality, do not contact me.

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Upload your CV with a clear description of your work experience in dairy farming and training.