Gaisce PAL Training

Gaisce PAL Training

This September saw two of our Head Office staff make the short journey to Phoenix Park to take part in Gaisce PAL Training. As part of our new strategy, An Óige has been working to establish official links with other youth organisations and what better way to start then with the President’s Award? A photo […]

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cycle the wild atlantic way

Why I chose to cycle the wild atlantic way

G’day fellow travellers. My name is Karli and I’m a 25 year old from Brisbane, Australia and I am on a mission to cycle the Wild Atlantic Way. I have wanted to visit Ireland for as long as I can remember. My interest in Ireland came initially from…please don’t judge me…Enya. My mum refused to […]

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New chairperson of An Óige

YHA England and Wales AGM 2016

Only a couple of weeks into my new role as Chairperson of An Óige, I was warmly invited by YHA England and Wales to be a key note speaker at their 2016 AGM held in the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on July 9th.  I accepted without trepidation.  YHA have long been good friends of An […]

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Volunteer Tammie

  A German girl working in a remote hostel in the Wicklow Mountains in Ireland.. How did she end up here, what is she doing and what drives her to travel the world and discover new places? In Knockree Hostel I spoke with Tammie from Frankfurt, Germany. She is 18 years old and has been […]

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New chairperson of An Óige

New Chairperson of An Óige

Darragh Miller is the new Chairperson of An Óige. At 25, he is one of the youngest chairpersons of a youth organisation in Ireland. It was not something he anticipated. He grew up listening to his parents talking about hostelling in Ireland during the 60s and 70s. Back then hostels were the best way for […]

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Hostelling in Ireland

Meet our intern Hristos

We were very fortunate to have had Hristos on our team of interns at Dublin International Hostel. He came to us from France and quickly became a part of our family at the hostel in Dublin. We chatted with him about his thoughts on hostelling in Ireland. What were you doing before you came to Ireland? I actually had no idea that I would come to Ireland in […]

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benefits of overnight trips for young people

The Benefits of Overnight Trips for Young People

When we wanted to find out what exactly the benefits of overnight trips for young people were, we decided to chat to Kate Cowan. She is one half of the dynamic marketing team that are putting the youth back into youth hostelling in An Óige. She also has a wealth of experience introducing young people to […]

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Young People in An Óige

  As a youth charity, An Óige’s mission since 1931 has been to help “all, especially young people, to a love and appreciation of the countryside particularly by providing simple hostel accommodation for them whilst on their travels”. This has not changed for us over the years. We are always looking ways to help young people […]

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Jobbridge internships

Are you or someone you know looking for some work experience? If you’re currently living in Ireland you may be able to apply for our Jobbridge internships! We are currently looking for 12 Jobbridge interns across two areas of work: Outdoor Pursuits Leaders and Sales and Marketing Assistants For more information and how to apply […]

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Jobbridge internships

Are you or someone you know looking for some work experience? If you’re currently living in Ireland you may be able to apply for our Jobbridge internships! We are currently looking for 12 Jobbridge interns across two areas of work: Outdoor Pursuits Leaders and Sales and Marketing Assistants For more information and how to apply […]

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