Top Places to Eat on a Budget in Dublin

Budget places to eat Dublin

If, like most in this current climate, you like to eat out but can’t afford most pricey restaurants there are still plenty of options for good grub in Dublin’s fair city.

Elaine’s Guide to the Longitude Festival Dublin

Longitude Festival Dublin

LONGITUDE FESTIVAL – 19th – 21st July  If, like me, you love festivals but hate camping this is the perfect Festival for you. Longitude Festival is 3 days of big named bands playing just outside Dublin  City Centre (so not too far from you cosy Hostel bed at Jacobs ). This multi-stage, open air Festival […]

5 Bars in Temple Bar We Would Still Recommend

Temple bar pubs recooomended by Isaacs hostels and jacobs inn

5 Bars in Temple Bar We Would Still Recommend We remember a time when Temple Bar was the heart of the city. It was a cultural heartbeat which pulsed throughout Dublin, enriching the city, its people and its tourists with the best drinks, foot-tapping music and a wide variety of choice. It was our Mecca. […]


aupairs in Ireland

Awesome Aupairs Offer Are you an Aupair living in Ireland and want to get out more to make the most of your time in Ireland? Well here is a great offer for YOU to stay overnight in Dublin for next to nothing! Having a night out in Dublin to meeting with fellow Au pairs?  Why not Stay overnight […]

Top Summer Events In Dublin

street perf

Summer Events In Dublin Check out some of the major events we think our hostellers will love taking place in Dublin over this Summer 2013. Just click on the month by month calendar to see what’s on!   You can also check out Visit Dublin for all Dublin Events happening daily Dalkey Book festival 14- 16th […]

Dalkey Book Festival

dakey book festival

14- 16th Dublin Dalkey Book Festival For  the book lovers among our hostel guests the annual Dalkey Book festival features some top writers like Roddy Doyle, Ann Enright and Dawn O Porter . Its all happening  over 14- 16th  June in the very charming  seaside town  of Dalkey in South County Dublin ( home to Bono and other […]

IrishFest – Craft Beer Festival

craft beerfest

14th March 2013 – 18th March 2013 Venue: St George’s Dock Price: Free during the day and after 5pm €5.00 entry Email: Website: Location: George’s Dock at the IFSC Over 20,000 are expected to attend Irishfest (formerly known as the Irish Craft Beer Festival), a celebration of Ireland’s finest craft beer, traditional live-music, […]

Six Nations Dublin 2013

Queen of Tarts Dame St

The 2013 Six Nations Championship will see two home matches for Ireland, played in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. The annual northern hemisphere rugby union championship is contested by Ireland, England, France, Wales, Scotland and Italy. See the top players battle it out in Europe’s premier international rugby tournament! Ireland vs France – Saturday 9th @ 5.00pm […]