The granny helps with housekeeping and children and gets free board and lodging in return.
During the time with host families, they learn about that country’s traditions and language while also getting the chance to explore the sites. Many are divorced, single or widowed but “we have quite a few who relish the chance to get away from their families for a bit. The company, the first of its kind worldwide, was founded by Michaela after watching young au pairs experience problems with their duties on a TV show.
However, they are attacked by Macha's owls, turning the Færie to stone.
They take a country bus, where they run into Cú, who had followed them. They come across a sacred well that Saoirse falls into.
On her birthday, she is visited by Granny, the grandmother.
That night, Ben scares Saoirse with a story of Mac Lir and his mother Macha, the Owl Witch, who stole his feelings and turned him to stone.
Ben and her attempt to go home, but encounter the Færie, hopeful that Saoirse will allow them to go to Tír na nÓg.She helps them fly them back home, and Conor attempts to take Saoirse to a hospital; simultaneously, Granny is near the island to find them.Ben dives into the sea in search of Saoirse's coat, and recovers it with the seals and Conor.) is a 2014 animated fantasy drama film directed and co-produced by Tomm Moore, co-produced by Ross Murray, Paul Young, Stephen Roelants, Serge and Marc Ume, Isabelle Truc, Clement Calvet, Jeremie Fajner, Frederik Villumsen, and Claus Toksvig Kjaer, and written by Will Collins from Moore's story.It was an international co-production from Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, France, and Luxembourg, and is the second feature film by Cartoon Saloon.
The group is then washed up on Mac Lir's island, where Saoirse is fully healthy and sings the song of the sea.