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…

Young People in An Óige

  As a youth charity, An Óige’s mission since 1931 has been to help “all, especially young people, to a love and appreciation of the countryside particularly by providing simple hostel accommodation for them whilst on their travels”. This has not changed for us over the years. We are always looking ways to help young people…

The Magic of Connemara

Connemara is one of the top attractions for anyone exploring Ireland.  It is home to the Connemara National Park. It has hundreds of acres of unspoilt scenery for explorers to roam about in. Our Ben Lettery Hostel is nestled in the very heart of this region and we also have a few more hostels scattered…