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First Gaisce Bronze Adventure

Our class arrived in Kilmashogue Forest car park at around 11am. For some it was their first spanning view of Dublin city.  By this stage of transition year we were a pretty close knit group, teachers included.  The 30 or so students who gathered amongst the few cars at Kilmashogue were the ones who had […]

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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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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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