New Year in Dublin

new year festival in Dublin

New Year  in Dublin with Isaacs Hostel  This year’s  New Year’s  Eve festival in Dublin looks pretty nifty with some pretty cool events taking place across 2 days. Better still they are just around the corner from Isaacs Hostel at Custom House Quay- so not far to stagger  at all. This is two day extravaganza […]

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Dublin ?

christmas markets in Dublin

We are a tad bah humbug about Christmas chatter before December 8th here at Isaacs. We think there is a massive danger of peaking too early with a plethora of Christmas jumpers, markets, lights and Christmas drinkies.  We could be all be done in with the season  by the 12th.  However we must admit, it […]

Dublin Halloween Break Competition

halloween at Isaacs Dublin

Isaacs hostel have combined with Ireland’s scariest attraction;  Farmaphobia to offer a brilliant Halloween themed Frightaway break  in Dublin worth over €200. The includes: 3 nights in a 6-8 bedded dorm for 2 people at Isaacs Hostel Dublin  29 – 31st October 2 x Tickets to Farmaphobia – Irelands scariest Halloween park in Meath with […]

Deadly Dublin adventures at Isaacs Hostel

Halloween in deadly Dublin

This Halloween in Dublin give yourself over to the dark side with a fun filled frightaway break . Stay 2 or 3 nights from just €59 pp at Isaacs between the 29th-31th October for a truly deadly Dublin experience. There are Halloween events galore to discover your inner goth. Sunday  29th  You could take the special […]

Halloween Events in Dublin 2017

Isaacs Hostel – Dublin

Not many people know this but Halloween actually originated in Ireland. Now admittedly it was a far cry from Halloween today, you know that time of year where people try to come up with the most offensive costume possible or bring sex appeal to absolutely every profession known to man. Now it is celebrated almost everywhere […]

Student Accommodation Offer Dublin

Private rooms and dormitories at Dublin Youth Hostel

Struggling to find  Student accommodation in Dublin for your study year?  If so we may have the ideal Budget solution for a midweek stay in Dublin .This allows you to head home to mammy with your washing at at the weekends You can stay at Isaacs Hostel in a shared Dormitory * (female, male or […]

A Rocky adventure in Dublin

Isaacs Hostel – Dublin - rock climbing in Dublin

A Rocky Adventure in Dublin I hopped on an early DART out of Dublin heading towards Bray and I was all set for a rock climbing adventure in Dublin with :Wild Summits. Something totally new for me and worth checking out for Isaacs hostel guests The DART trip itself is worth doing just to soak […]

Hostel etiquette

hostel etiquette

We are not big on rules at Isaacs hostel as the majority of our  global backpackers just seem to get it ! Our basic hostel etiquette is ” BE NICE”  to your fellow hostellers which just about covers it all! However here are a few additional a hints to ensure your  stay is a good as it can be […]

What’s on in June Dublin 2017

Dublin in june Blomsday

As I begin to write this blog, the sun is splitting the stones and Ireland is basked in sunshine. As a friend of mine who has recently emigrated to Australia has said, ”If Ireland had sunshine for even 2 months of the year, no one would ever leave” Let’s hope that the sun continues and you can […]

Blarney Castle & Cork day tour

Blarney Castle

Blarney Castle & Cork day tour Would you like to see much more of Ireland outside Dublin but you only have one day? One great tour we have tried and tested is the Blarney Castle and Cork Day tour with Irish day tour company which brings you to Rock of Cashel, Cork city and Blarney Castle. […]