Volunteer profile – George King

  George King, former president of An Óige would like to share his final words of wisdom before stepping  down. 1. What makes our mission meaningful to you? Seeing so many people young, and not so young, utilizing  the facilities and the opportunities we present to explore and  enjoy the countryside. 2. What was your highpoint […]

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Volunteer with An Óige – Myles Caulfield

This month we tracked down Myles Caulfield who is a volunteer with An Óige. 1. What was your first hostelling memory? Age 18 in Glenmalure Youth Hostel on my own. Back then hostellers collected the key from Mrs. Nolan who lived in a farmhouse about 2km from the hostel. It has since been demolished. She […]

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The Ghosts of Glenmalure

Glenmalure Hostel is one of our most hidden hostels in Ireland. It attracts seasoned travellers who like to ramble across the vast solitude of the Wicklow Hills. Weary hikers who roam about the hills of Wicklow are delighted when they reach our back to basics hostel where the conversation keeps going as long as the […]

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