The Gathering Festival in Ireland is a Year-Round Party not to be Missed

Mar 01, 2013, 08:08 ET from

LONDON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The Gathering Ireland 2013 is a spectacular, year-long celebration of all things Irish. It kicked off in spectacular style at the New Year's Eve Festival in Dublin and is being celebrated with people gatherings and festivals throughout the year. The events include culture, sport, food, music and heritage celebrations and are an open invitation to the world to visit Ireland, whether or not you're Irish.  

HostelBookers, the budget accommodation specialist, has teamed up with Tourism Ireland to offer travellers a selection of properties in Dublin, Belfast and Cork.

In the vibrant area of Smithfield in Dublin, Generator Hostel is an international hub of activity. The hostel is within short walking distance of the main party district of Temple Bar and a few minutes tram ride from the main shopping streets Henry Street and O'Connell Street. Twin en-suite rooms are available from £17 per night per person.

Vagabonds Belfast is an urban travellers hostel designed by two experienced travellers for like-minded people. Facilities include a laundry room, communal living space with TV/dvd player and library, private shower rooms and internet stations.
Guest can use the outside picnic area in the front of the building and an enclosed beer garden in the rear of the building. Private doubles from £20 per night per person.

Whether you're an individual traveller or student, group tour or family, Cork International Hostel is the right choice. It is a 5-star renovated, spacious Victorian house offering en-suite rooms and all modern facilities. Quad en-suite rooms are available from £12.94 per night per person.

For further information please go to:

Giovanna Gentile -, t:+44 (0)20-7440-4905,