Top 3 things to do Dublin In March

St.Patricks Day at Isaacs hostel

 Just asked the crew at Isaacs hostel what’s occurring this month in Dublin and here are their top 3  things to do in Dublin in March;   1.St. Patrick’s Festival,  Dublin  15-19th March 2018  Simply one of the biggest parties on earth. Dublin goes green and is a truly multicultural city for the  five mad days of the Dublin St. Patricks  festival aka Paddy’s Day, Paddys […]

5 great walks in Dublin


Dublin and it’s inhabitants have a fierce and probably deserved reputation for overindulging, but we are also cute enough to know that an invigorating walk can be just the cure. Here are our favourite 5 great walks in Dublin.  Perfect for blowing the cobwebs out when you have taken a drop too much of the […]

Who needs Temple Bar ?

the Celt pub near Isaacs Hostel

Who Needs Temple Bar? Dublin is home to hundreds of pubs, each with something different to offer. When people come here, they usually have an idea in their mind of exactly what they want – traditional Irish music, good Guinness and chatting to the locals. Generally, they all have heard about the same place and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

An Insider Guide to Dublin this Summer

Dublin bikes

At last… the lighter nights are here and the promise of summer .This is when we at Isaacs finally emerge from hibernation (and the pub ) to scarily strip off our winter woollies . We remind ourselves that our Vitamin D store needs top up and there is a whole world to explore out there […]

What’s on in May in Dublin

Yestival in Dublin

What’s on in May in Dublin Festival season really kicks off in May in Ireland and we have selected a few of the most popular May events in Dublin for you to put on your to do list. Dublin Dance festival Date : 18-28th May 2017 Price : it depends of the show that you […]

Unforgettable museums in Dublin


There are some unforgettable museums in Dublin where you can learn about the history behind  Ireland’s favorite  drinks. If the weather is not good it’s a great  way to spend the Day!  The most iconic  drinks in Ireland are of course are Guinness and Whiskey. At  these museums, you can learn about their history and  […]