The Gathering

2013 is the year of the ‘Gathering’ and of course An Óige is participating in the ‘Gathering’. Our next Gathering will be held in the weekend of the 15th June. A great opportunity to rediscover hostelling and to meet up with old friends and make some new ones. Join us at the beautiful Glendalough Hostel…

An Óige Youth Forum

Calling all Adventurers… Are you interested in travel, adventure, new experiences, new faces and new friends? Yes? Well then, we want YOU at our Youth Forum! Meet the Lord Mayor and Jim Gavin and others who share your interest in travel, hostelling and adventure too and have your say on Tuesday 14th of May at…

Dawn Chorus Weekend

An Óige in partnership with Birdwatch Ireland is offering a unique opportunity to experience the dawn chorus on the weekend of 18 and 19 May. The dawn chorus occurs when songbirds sing at the start of a new day. This is most noticeable in spring, when the birds are either defending a breeding territory or trying to attract a mate. In a given location,…

Hiking weekends

If you like a bit of a challenge, there is the start of our Four Provinces Adventure Weekends to uncover the Hidden Ireland. This is the first of four special weekends aimed at unveiling some of the best walks in Ireland or Britain to give you an adrenalin rush of adventure. It all starts in…

Sleepzone Galway at 2013 Hostelworld awards

The Sleepzone Hostel in Galway has recently been listed as one of the Top Ten Large Hostels in the world for 2013 on Hostelworld.com. The Hostelworld.com Hoscar Awards are the most prestigious awards in the hostel and budget accommodation business and the winners are chosen from tens of thousands of hostels which are listed on…

Jobbridge internships

Are you or someone you know looking for some work experience? If you’re currently living in Ireland you may be able to apply for our Jobbridge internships! We are currently looking for 12 Jobbridge interns across two areas of work: Outdoor Pursuits Leaders and Sales and Marketing Assistants For more information and how to apply…

The Big Blog Exchange

Hostelling International is looking for 16 passionate, talented and adventurous bloggers who will have the chance to travel and exchange blogs, lives, places and cultures simultaneously for ten days. So, whether you blog about travel, politics, fashion, beauty, or even cupcakes, we want YOU to take part and help us change the world using the…

Jobbridge internships

Are you or someone you know looking for some work experience? If you’re currently living in Ireland you may be able to apply for our Jobbridge internships! We are currently looking for 12 Jobbridge interns across two areas of work: Outdoor Pursuits Leaders and Sales and Marketing Assistants For more information and how to apply…

Free leaders for Gaisce

Free leaders for Gaisce Are you leading a group trying for their bronze or silver President’s Award this year? Do you want to offer your students the experience of an exciting mountain walking adventure? An Óige has a great offer for schools and youth clubs participating in Gaisce for 2013. Click here for more information