Housekeeper – Seafront Property in South West Ireland


BUTLER FOR YOU’s client (an elderly German/Irish couple) are seeking a full-time housekeeper/cook/dog carer in South West Cork, Ireland. The coastline there is beautiful and it is a very desirable place to live.

There is an extensive kitchen garden and the estate produces its own vegetables.

Duties include:

  • Cooking for the Principals incorporating produce from the kitchen garden
  • Security of the property
  • Care for 2 incredibly well behaved Golden Retrievers who are in permanent residence

The Principals will be in residence 50% of their time throughout the year.

The property is on the seafront with a stunning beach about 10 minutes away.


  • Must have previous experience working as a housekeeper.
  • Must be a dog lover
  • Excellent housekeeping and cooking skills.
  • Applicants should have a neat and polished appearance.
  • Must exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Ireland.

We are looking for candidates who already have previously worked as a housekeeper in a similar position.

The housekeeper needs to be flexible to work weekends, particularly when the principals are in residence.

Driver essential – a car will be provided

€60,000 to €65,000 GPA

Accommodation: 1 bedroom cottage fully furnished.

This is a wonderful position and would suit an experienced professional German and English-speaking candidate used to manage the properties of high net-worth individuals.

Interested candidates who meet (or exceed) the needs of this wonderful housekeeper opportunity in Ireland should email Silvia Richter or Sebastian Hirsch with full work history, a current photo and written references at

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