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Volunteer Hostels

 Are you able for the Volunteer Hostel experience? Our volunteer hostels are open every day for the summer season now. Now is the time for you to discover what you are really made of! Do you think you can throw yourself into some real hostelling experiences, ones that are so special and different that will […]

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A detour from Cork to Black Valley Hostel

  Stunning mountain roads, seaside villages and calm rivers. March 13 marked my birthday and the second day of our 9 day long road trip along the Wild Atlantic Way. A great way to celebrate if I say so! I am ever so lucky that Imke has such a great internship and I get to […]

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Driving the Wild Atlantic Way!

  If you are planning on driving the Wild Atlantic Way I have some general tips for you! At the end of March I drove part of the Wild Atlantic Way with my girlfriend and it was breathtaking… Before I moved to Ireland a couple of months ago I always saw green hills, a lot […]

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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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Top 5 Traditional Irish Music Pubs in Co Clare

Top 5 Traditional Irish Music Pubs in Clare

County Clare offers some of the best music, culture and scenery in all of Ireland. Not only is it home to the famous Cliffs of Moher, the moon-like Burren and gnarly surfing beaches, but you will find a mecca of traditional Irish culture and music. In fact, County Clare is the traditional Irish music capital […]

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Meet Nada from Dublin International Hostel

We’re lucky to have had Nada as an intern and on our reception team at Dublin International Hostel. We had a lovely chat with her about living in Dublin and hostelling in Ireland. What were you doing before you came to Ireland? Before I came to Ireland, I spent some decent time in Canada and […]

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Meet our intern Femke

  At Dublin International Hostel we were very lucky to have Femke on our team of interns. She came to us from The Netherlands and quickly became a part of our family at the hostel in Dublin. We had a lovely chat with her about her thoughts on hostelling in Ireland. What were you doing before […]

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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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Travel tips: 9 Mistakes travellers make

You just booked your flight for a trip of a lifetime. You are finally leaving your comfort-zone and going out there. An adventure is about to begin. But do you know how to travel properly? Travel tips for first time travellers We came up with a list of mistakes that every rookie makes on their […]

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The Story of a Hostel Manager

Somewhere on the southwest side of Ireland, in a county called Kerry, there is a small town called Killarney. So small that you can walk through it in 10 minutes and still have time for a shop in that time. On our last visit we got there by train. In order to get to the […]

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