An Óige’s Top Franchise Hostels

Since our inception in 1931, An Óige has added many hostels to our network, many of which have been franchise hostels. These franchise hostels make up a large part of our association with 11 of our 19 youth hostels around Ireland now being franchises. While all play an important part and excel in guest relations…

Foroige Leaders train at Knockree

Foroige Leaders recently underwent Advanced Restorative Practices training at Knockree Youth Hostel in County Wicklow. One of those leaders was Gaisce Gold awardee Matthew McNulty, a close friend of An Óige. Matthew was kind enough to tell us about the training and his experience in our hostel. “Last November, myself and a number of the Foroige…

Festivals in Ireland

How better to enjoy the summer than spending a day outside, listening to great music with your friends. Festival season has started and therefore there are plenty to choose from. Our intern Laura has selected the festivals around the country that she feels shouldn’t be missed. Life Festival 25 – 27 May Life Festival has…