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Tour Guide at Thoor Ballylee, Gort , Co. Galway


Tour Guide at Thoor Ballylee, Gort , Co. Galway

Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Soc & Yeats Thoor Ballylee Dev,CLG


At a Glance

  • Start Date:05/01/2018
  • Closing date:24/01/2018
  • Post Updated:10/01/2018
  • Min Hours:16 hours per week.... This can be varied
  • Role Type:Other



To work alongside other volunteers welcoming visitors to the former summer home of the poet W.B. Yeats at Thoor Ballylee., An opportunity to meet with Yeats' scholars and students from all over the world . Trained to give  guided tours  of the 14 th. century castle, imparting knowledge of the history of the area & of the works of W.B. Yeats & the Yeats family. 

Will become familiar with the work & life of the poet .

Is training provided?: Yes

Please note that Garda Vetting is required for this position.

Tasks that the volunteer(s) will be expected to undertake:

Give guided tours.

Souvenur sales.

Handling admissions and taking group bookings.

Serving complimentary tea/coffee

Skills required for this role:

Good communicator, outgoing personality. Interest in literature and  have good knowledge of our History.

Details of time commitment needed for role:
Can discuss number of days/ hours per day that the volunteer can work.

Minimum time commitment per week:
8 hour p/week

Additional screening required for this role:
Cv. References & interview


If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:

Name: Rena McAllen

Address: Kiltartan Gregory Cultural Soc & Yeats Thoor Ballylee Dev,CLG, Kiltartan Cross, Gort, Co.Galway


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