Dublin Rose

This month we managed to nab Rose, who has been part of the staff of the Dublin International Hostel since before many of us were born. Tell us a bit about yourself. I grew up just down the road from the hostel in Dublin. It was a place called Henrietta St but I live just…

Meet the An Oige Conservation Group!

We in the An Oige conservation group have a love for all things to do with the environment, natural and manmade. Appreciation of the environment and its preservation has always been among the core aims of the hostelling association and that is what inspires us as members. That’s why we set ourselves the task keeping…

Photography Weekend in Glendalough

Photography Weekend, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow   Back in May, 18 members of the An Óige Photographic Group attended a photography weekend in Glendalough Hostel in the picturesque surroundings of the Wicklow Mountains. The photography weekend began with a welcome meeting hosted by Peter Gallagher (LIPPA) on Friday night at which he unveiled the plan for…

Volunteering at An Óige

An Óige wouldn’t be what it is today if it wasn’t for the help of all the volunteers we have had over the years. Recently (May 15th – 17th), the An Óige volunteers came together at the annual Volunteer Weekend in Glendalough, Co. Wicklow. We thought this would be the perfect opportunity to ask them a few…