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An Aosta

After 86 years of providing safe accommodation for young people, The Irish Youth Hostel Association will rebrand this year as An Aosta, which translates to “The Older”. After several difficult years, through recessions and depressions, An Óige has made this decision in an effort to cater exclusively to the over 35s market. An Óige’s current […]

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10 annoying questions we get asked about youth hostels in Ireland

Over the years our Head Office in Dublin has received bag loads of odd questions about youth hostels in Ireland. A few of them keep appearing. We already have an official FAQ page so we thought we would put together a definitive list of answers to some of the more interesting questions 1. Is An […]

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Group Trip Tips

I have great memories of adventures with groups from when I was young. I was the child that went on every trip I could. I loved group activities, in school and clubs after school. Now I am older I still get to go away, but this time I bring groups of young people with me. Still awesome […]

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