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Take A Hike: Ireland’s Most Scenic Hikes

16/04/2019

Even on an overcast day the hikes in the Irish countryside can’t be beat. We’ve compiled a list of the top ten hikes in Ireland that will get you out of the city and connected to the wild Irish nature.

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The Best Coffee in Dublin

22/03/2019

Here at Jacobs Inn, we rely pretty heavily on our daily dose of caffeine. When you drink as many lattes, cappuccinos and espressos as we do, you learn a few things along the way. We’ve scoured the city for the best cup of coffee within walking distance of the hostel.

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A Vegetarian in Dublin

21/02/2019

Whether you’re looking for hearty, home-cooked vegetarian meals, smoothies or shakes on the run, or natural health food to whip up yourself, Dublin has plenty to offer. Here are a few of our favourite veggie hotspots!

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The Perfect Pour: The Perfect Guinness

14/02/2019

There's nothing better on a cold winters day than a delicious, heady pint of Guinness. For that matter, there's nothing better on a warm sunny day than a cool, tasty pint of Guinness! Just make sure your year-round pint is poured perfectly.

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The Full Irish Breakfast

07/02/2019

There’s only one time tested and perfect cure for a proper Irish hangover – The Full Irish Breakfast. A mess of runny eggs, rasher bacon, sausages, black and white pudding, beans, tomatoes and mushrooms all fried in delicious, creamy butter.

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Water Sports Dublin

01/04/2018

Waters sports and activities to do in Dublin city centre

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10 Great Places To Visit In Dublin That Won't Cost You A Cent

24/07/2017

We're not silly, we know just how expensive Dublin can really be. Staying in hostels is a great way to meet people but also a great way to save money, we know that! What we want to do is to help you to save even more money so that you have some extra change left over for going on our Pub Crawl or bringing some of your beers into the hostel.

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Day Trip From Dublin – A Coastal Walk for Coffee

01/04/2016

Day Trip From Dublin – A Coastal Walk for Coffee Looking for something different to do in Dublin this Autumn ?

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Top 10 Reasons To Visit Ireland in 2017

23/01/2017

As we say goodbye to the festive season and now 2017 is well under way, it's time to get ready for a fantastic 2017 in Dublin. Our island's capital is one of the most entertaining places in europe. From inspiring historical occasions to authentic Dublin experiences, we'll whet your appetite for new adventures in Ireland's fair city. We've lined up a few things to keep you busy in 2017, as if you needed more reasons to come and visit us.

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5 Villages Near Dublin To Explore

24/07/2017

We love Dublin more than anyone, we truly do! The only problem is when you are visiting us here in Jacobs Inn Dublin for 2 or 3 days and barely even get to see the city. However, if you've been to Dublin before and stayed with us here in Dublin's top hostel, then we know you got as much in as possible. If you are returning, here are a few places that you won't find many tourists but you'd definitely enjoy the less hectic and natural side of Dublin and it's surrounding counties.

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Cose da fare a Dublino

12/08/2016

Ciao ragazzi, sono qui a Dublino in Jacobs Inn da 5 settimane e secondo me, la decisione migliore che potete prendere per visitare questa bellissima citta' e' affittare una bicicletta, perche' e' facile e veloce; puoi anche partecipare a un divertente e rilassante tour in bicicletta: www.bikehiredublin.com

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Ciao ragazzi!

01/04/2016

Ciao ragazzi! Scrivo questo blog siccome sono qui da un po' di tempo e penso sia utile consigliare ai mie

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Top 5 Places To Hide From The Rain In Dublin

09/10/2017

We know that when it gets to this time of the year, Ireland's weather isn't exactly it's strong point. However, when in doubt, do as the Irish do. We don't let the rain stop us from having fun and getting on with life so why should you? Especially when you only have a short visit to Ireland's moist green shores!

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Jacobs Inn Guide To Planning a Group Visit..for all ages!

01/04/2016

Jacob’s Inn Dublin is one of the Best Hostels in Dublin for catering for large and small Groups, with over 400 beds here at the hostel we can pretty much handle anything you throw at us!.

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Top 5 Places To Do Yoga In Dublin

24/07/2017

One of the more popular fitness fads in the last ten years has been the wave of yoga sweeping the nation. One of the most popular demands we get in Jacobs Inn, Dublin's premier youth hostel is, 'where can we find yoga classes'. Now we have been known from time to time to put them on in here in the hostel ourselves, which you guys loved but when we aren't putting on a class, here are 5 places that you can get a few classes in.

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Dublins Best Pub Crawl 2016

16/06/2016

A brief intro into Dublin City's best backpacker pub crawl 2016.

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St. Patrick’s Festival 2016 Dublin

20/04/2016

St. Patrick’s day or St. Patty’s day as the north American’s like to call it (disclaimer.- all Irish people aren’t a huge fan of the whole St. patty’s day thing, stick with the traditional St. Patrick’s and everyone is a winner ) If you happen to be part of the lucky few who grace…

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5 Best Places In Dublin To Grab Coffee & Work

24/02/2017

Need to get some work done between meetings and want to enjoy some of the best coffee in town? We've done the hard work so that you don't have to!

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Top Attractions In Dublin

08/10/2016

Top Attractions In Dublin as recommended by Jacobs Inn Staff

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Jacobs Inn Favourite Dublin Pubs – Staff Picks

01/04/2016

As voted by Jacobs’s staff and customers, here are our favourite pubs in Dublin; from the traditional (complete with open Fires, real Dublin Characters and perfectly creamy Guinness) to uber cool music bars…read on…

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24 hours in Dublin with very little cash!

01/04/2016

We know our hostellers like to get as much bang for their buck as possible when in DUBLIN, So we asked our trusty team here in Jacobs Inn (who have amazing insider knowledge on Dublin) on what THEY would do if they had just €25 to spend for the Day in Dublin as a tourist. First up here is Martina’s suggested 24 hours In Dublin with dinner included!!

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SEE DUBLIN ON A LAZYBIKE

01/04/2016

Curious About Dublin? Want to really feel what the city is about? These guys are The Lazy Bike Tour Company and they can help you do just that !

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DUBLIN GETS CRAFTY – CRAFT BEER GUIDE

01/04/2016

Craft beer has hit Dublin in a big way over the few years. Once seen as a slightly pretentious choice by our usual Guinness-drinking locals, craft beer has now become the respectable and sought-after drink of choice.

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DUBLIN COASTLINE BY DART ?

01/04/2016

Seconds away from Jacobs Inn is Connolly Station, with the DART line – but where does the DART go? Well simply enough, it heads along Dublin coastline , both north and south of the city.

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POWERSCOURT – GREEN PARADISE

01/04/2016

For those that don’t know Powerscourt Estate and Gardens is a stunning manor house set in the lush Irish country.

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