family hostel

Top 10 Tips for Family Hostels

  I have to admit that I am a recent convert to Family Hostels. I stay in hostels when I am on surfing trips with friends or travelling on my own. All I need is a bed, a bit of wifi to check the weather and somewhere I can feel half-human. We stayed in hotels […]

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Culture Night Events

Our Top 15 Culture Night Events

This year Culture Night promises to be bigger and better than ever! Culture Night will celebrate it’s tenth year, and organisers expect around 350,000 people to take part this year. Over 900 venues around the island will open their doors to the public on Friday 18 September to celebrate culture, creativity and the arts. The best […]

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Water Activities in Ireland

The great thing about our hostels is that they are ideal locations for water activities in Ireland. We have lakes, rivers and puddles galore. We get a few drops of rain now and then. We have a sea to the east and an ocean on the west so we are surrounded by water. As 10 […]

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5 Reasons why Glendalough Hostel is Epic

We had a family staying in our Glendalough Hostel recently and when we asked them what they thought of it, both of the children replied “EPIC!”. This got us thinking about Glendalough in a different way. 1. Epic History Yes, we all know about the early medieval Romanesque architecture and the round tower, but that […]

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