Despite the cutbacks, you can still enjoy a fantastic break away with the kids with the help of Hostelworld
Suite talk (WEEKEND, Irish Independent)
(17 Jan 2009)
(05 Jan 2009)
New AIB TV ad features surfer John McCarthy surfing 'Aileen's', the famous wave at the Cliffs of Moher in the Burren. Click through to watch the 60 second version.
(12 Dec 2008)
Le magazine Francais " Cyclo Passion a ecris un article sur le cyclisme au Connemara, recommandant l'auberge Sleepzone Connemara pour votre sejour. (French cycling magazine Cyclo Passion reviews cycling in Connemara, recommending Sleepzone Connemara for an overnight stay).
(05 Jul 2008)
As the festival season gets into full swing, Lorna Siggins gives her insider's guide to the best that Galway and its surroundings has to offer.
(26 Jun 2008)
You don't have to be a big multinational with millions of euros to invest in green projects; it's as simple as installing energy efficient lightbulbs to using less paper.
(20 May 2008)
As most budget travelers are aware, hostels have become sociable, fashionable places to stay providing high standards of accommodation and top facilities - Hostelworld give their pick of the Top Ten Luxury Hostels world-wide.
(19 Apr 2008)
Joan Scales find breaks to beat the band
Mix and Match (The Weekend Australian)
(03 Nov 2007)
How to DIY it (The Guardian, UK)
(07 Jan 2006)
Not so long ago time spent in a hostel was the equivalent of enduring a long and uncomfortable trip by coach: a cheap and social but ultimately cramped affair. Nowadays, thanks largely to the internet, the best hostels are becoming far fancier than the cheapest hotels and much easier to research and book online.
(20 Nov 2005)
Hostelling used to be so easy. Choose a place at random. Make a side trip to the drugstore for sleep aids and ear plugs. Brace yourself for the 4 a.m. hip check from the guy who drank his weight in Guinness, and shuffle to the refrigerator at first light to see whether someone stole your food. Now things are much more complicated. Should you spend the night in an English castle, or opt for a place with Wifi? Choose a private suite with a Jacuzzi or a dorm room overlooking the walking garden? And just how many pancakes can you eat at breakfast?
(16 Sep 2005)
Avril O'Reilly enjoys a city where the party is open to all-comers
(13 Feb 2005)
Ireland leads the way when it comes to high-tech backpacking.