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Karli in Delphi Valley & Westport

The next part of my journey would take me to Westport in County Mayo through the gorgeous Delphi Valley.  There were no cars in sight just me, my bike and sheep on a lonely stretch of road peacefully cycling through a valley of mountains. You don’t realize how few songs you know all the words to […]

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gaisce adventure challenge partner

Gaisce Adventure Challenge Partner

An Óige have announced that they will be the new Gaisce Adventure Challenge Partner in Wicklow this week. The new partnership will bring young people on mountain treks across the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains in future. For 20 years, An Óige volunteers have been leading free hikes for young people from their hostels. The volunteers […]

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wicklow way

Walking the Wicklow Way

One of our members got in touch with us last year because they wanted to write a piece for our blog about their latest adventure.We are always looking for hostellers to share their stories with us so we were delighted. Introducing Sheila Kilduff… So finally after years of living on its doorstep I managed to […]

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The Wicklow Way through my eyes..

  The Wicklow Way through my eyes.. .. the eyes of a girl who lives in a country as flat as a pancake! My name is Imke, and I will be travelling to the different hostels of an Óige as an intern. I will be telling you the story of how I walked part of The […]

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Best Things to do in County Limerick

Best Things to do in County Limerick

If you want to get off the beaten path and explore the places that the crowds don’t even think about, I have just the place for you. Skip the commercialized version of Ireland, and check out County Limerick instead. The peaceful, rural beauty of County Limerick is just waiting to be discovered, but shhh… keep […]

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J.B. Malone Memorial

J.B. Malone Memorial Walk

The J.B. Malone Memorial Walk took place last weekend. For those of you who don’t know who that is, J.B. Malone was a long distance walking officer who set up the route from Rathfarnham in Dublin to a little village in Clonegal, Co. Carlow which became known as the Wicklow Way. He became a life member of An […]

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