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June Bank Holiday events

There are so many great things happening this June Bank Holiday in both Dublin and Galway! Some of the things you don’t want to miss out on: Dublin Dublin Port Riverfest is taking place around the North Quays, expect jam packed weekend of watery fun and events! There will also be live music, plenty of […]

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Dublin hostel for Bloomsday

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Dublin during Bloomsday festival, you are in for a treat! First, Bloomsday festival celebrates James Joyce and is all about main character from his Ulysses, Leopold Bloom, and his adventures on the 16th of June. Bloomsday therefore celebrates and recreates Leopold’s journey, which begins in the city […]

Tourism numbers up. Stay with Barnacles

Barnacles in Press

  Temple Bar wins big at Hostel Oscars Temple Bar is due a welcome boost of tourist revenue with the news that Barnacles Temple Bar House has been voted one of the best hostels in the world. The thriving hostel, popular with backpackers and families alike,also won The Best Hostel in Ireland and The Most Popular Dublin […]

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Events in Galway this February

  February is not just for love birds! Excellent events and festivals are taking place in Galway and the county! Do not miss Ted Fest for priest and nuns galore – unique thing you can only see in Ireland, guaranteed! And yes, Valentines is coming up again… and if you find yourself without a partner, you […]

Galway at night.

Events in Galway this January

Galway is known as festival city, and believe us when we say, it does not take a rest! We have barely recovered from all shenanigans of New Year festivities and there is already so much to look forward to! Together with Galway’s midwinter music festival, celebrating classical music, we are especially looking forward to Galway Astronomy […]