Newsletter September 2012

Click HERE to open it! Our brandnew Newsletter includes information about Cape Clear Island, TOP Events in Dublin like Lady Gaga, GAA & Oktoberfest and Outdoor Adventure Activities for all! In the International Corner, you can find informations about our French sister association Fuaj. Click HERE to read more about them! Also see our Competitions […]

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Golden Backpack Awards

Golden Backpack Awards Thanks to all who voted for us for the Golden Backpack Awards! Both Killarney *and* Dublin International Hostels have been shortlisted in the top 5 as ‘Favourite Irish Hostel’, as voted for by readers of TNT Magazine… Here’s hoping we get the award!! Thanks all and kudos to the staff and management […]

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Holiday to Cornwall

Holiday to Cornwall, hotel by the sea.  9th 10 and 11th October, returning 12th. Full accommodation, all meals, and packed lunches included. Guided walks, easy and harder. Trip to Eden Project. Flight to Bristol, travel to St Ives by private coach. Entertainment each night. All in price: 640 euros. Telephone :  Anne Colgan – 018393387 […]

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Annual Photographic Exhibition

Do you have an eye for photography ? Are you “Snap Happy” ? You’d love our Annual Photographic Exhibition of our Members’ Work. It’s free, from Wednesday 3rd July until Sunday 7th, 10AM to 5PM daily, in the National Botanic Gardens in Glasnevin. Want to lend a helping hand ? We need people to man […]

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The Gathering

2013 is the year of the ‘Gathering’ and of course An Óige is participating in the ‘Gathering’. Our next Gathering will be held in the weekend of the 15th June. A great opportunity to rediscover hostelling and to meet up with old friends and make some new ones. Join us at the beautiful Glendalough Hostel […]

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An Óige Youth Forum

Calling all Adventurers… Are you interested in travel, adventure, new experiences, new faces and new friends? Yes? Well then, we want YOU at our Youth Forum! Meet the Lord Mayor and Jim Gavin and others who share your interest in travel, hostelling and adventure too and have your say on Tuesday 14th of May at […]

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Cong Lakes Walking Weekend

No Plans for the May Bank Holiday? How about an inspired walking weekend on the Cong Lakes. Your guide will lead you hiking on the Cong Clonbur Isthmus, a narrow and spectacular stretch of land wedged between beautiful Loughs Corrib and Mask, on the Galway Mayo border. The area around Cong offers superb forest and […]

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Dawn Chorus Weekend

An Óige in partnership with Birdwatch Ireland is offering a unique opportunity to experience the dawn chorus on the weekend of 18 and 19 May. The dawn chorus occurs when songbirds sing at the start of a new day. This is most noticeable in spring, when the birds are either defending a breeding territory or trying to attract a mate. In a given location, […]

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Hiking weekends

If you like a bit of a challenge, there is the start of our Four Provinces Adventure Weekends to uncover the Hidden Ireland. This is the first of four special weekends aimed at unveiling some of the best walks in Ireland or Britain to give you an adrenalin rush of adventure. It all starts in […]

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Sleepzone Galway at 2013 Hostelworld awards

The Sleepzone Hostel in Galway has recently been listed as one of the Top Ten Large Hostels in the world for 2013 on Hostelworld.com. The Hostelworld.com Hoscar Awards are the most prestigious awards in the hostel and budget accommodation business and the winners are chosen from tens of thousands of hostels which are listed on […]

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