Trips & Weekends Away2009

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June Bank Holiday Weekend 2009

Friday 29th May - Monday 1st June

Visit the Highlands of Donegal

Five Star Errigal Hostel

Moderate, Hard and Easy Walkers Welcome

Three Grades of Walks on Saturday, Sunday and Monday

Weekend Organiser: Frank Rooney

Hike Leaders: Donal Finn, Jim Barry and Frank Rooney

Walking Weekend Itinerary to include:

  • Errigal Mountain, Loch Alltáin, Aghla More, Aghla Beg
  • Slieve Snacht, Muckish Mountain, Dooish Mountain, Poison Glen
    Ordnance Survey Maps 1:50.000 Discovery Sheet Nos. 6, 1 and 2


Errigal Hostel is situated in a stunning corner of Ireland in County Donegal, at the foot of Donegal's highest mountain.  The old hostel has been replaced with a new 60-bed, purpose-built, state-of-the-art hostel.  Accommodation is in twin, 4-bedded and 6-bedded rooms; some mezzanine, some en-suite.  Facilities include a large comfortable common room with plasma TV, a cosy room, internet access, self catering kitchen and more.


€ 210 which includes:

  • 3 nights’ accommodation and continental breakfast in Errigal Hostel
  • 2 evening meals in a local hotel (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Bus transport from and to Dublin 
  • It does not provide for packed lunches and evening meals on Friday and Monday 


Full amount of € 210 due on booking. NON REFUNDABLE payment to An Óige Head
Office, by credit card or cash (01-8304555). Booking opens on Wed, 18th March 2009.


Bring enough food for packed lunches and any addition to continental breakfast. 
Local shop available.


Suitable Walking Boots/Rainwear/Change of Warm Clothing/Towels/Toilet
Gear/Flask/Torch/First Aid Kit/Camera/Binoculars etc. 


Friday, 29th May at Georges Quay (beside Tara Street Dart Station) at 4 pm.  

Come along and enjoy the weekend!