bracken trampling volunteers

Bracken Trampling Volunteers

  We are looking for Bracken Trampling Volunteers. With the success of our ongoing conservation work in Wicklow we are holding another bracken trampling event at Knockree Youth Hostel at 11am on Saturday the 29th of July. We are looking for volunteers to do some bracken trampling for a few hours (or whatever time you […]

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First Gaisce Bronze Adventure

Our class arrived in Kilmashogue Forest car park at around 11am. For some it was their first spanning view of Dublin city.  By this stage of transition year we were a pretty close knit group, teachers included.  The 30 or so students who gathered amongst the few cars at Kilmashogue were the ones who had […]

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wicklow way

Walking the Wicklow Way

One of our members got in touch with us last year because they wanted to write a piece for our blog about their latest adventure.We are always looking for hostellers to share their stories with us so we were delighted. Introducing Sheila Kilduff… So finally after years of living on its doorstep I managed to […]

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The Wicklow Way through my eyes..

  The Wicklow Way through my eyes.. .. the eyes of a girl who lives in a country as flat as a pancake! My name is Imke, and I will be travelling to the different hostels of an Óige as an intern. I will be telling you the story of how I walked part of The […]

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J.B. Malone Memorial

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 […]

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