Wanderlust: a strong desire to travel - that's me.
Hi Rachael, in my experience of hostels in Ireland they all felt safe. The ones I've stayed in were in the countryside or small towns, so I don't know what hostels in cities are like. You'll generally find a mixture of people staying there, and ages ranged... See More
There are a lot of castles in Ireland! If you're going to be in Dublin, then Dublin Castle in the heart of the city is a must see (the Queen and Barack Obama have both visited there recently). Kilkenny Castle... See More
There's a saying in Ireland that it can rain twice in one week - once for three days, and again for four days. That's not necessarily true, but it's called the 'Emerald Isle' and the green has to come from somewhere. Any time from late April through... See More