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June bank holiday

It looks like June bank holiday weekend will be awesome one! Hopefully weather will held up as well, ice creams just taste much better when sun is out Dublin: Forbidden Fruit Festival Set on the grounds of Royal Hospital in Kilmainham, very close to Temple Bar, this day festival was 4 stages including awesome comedy […]

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Social media awards- update

UPDATE 07/05 – we have managed to get through into 2nd round for all categories we have been nominated in! We will keep you posted on our progress as we go along!  Colour us delighted! We have been nominated for the best blog and best owner managed Facebook account in this year’s Social Media Awards! […]

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This weekend in Dublin and Galway

Loads of amazing things and mini festivals happening in both Dublin and Galway this weekend! In Galway,  An Tóstal Festival is taking place in Salthill  on Sunday 26th May 2013 Highlights will include: -Currach racing with teams from Donegal, the Aran Islands, Connemara, Clare, Limerick and Kerry, participating and competing in the All Ireland Currach Racing. -Galway […]

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Galway Art Festival

Add this one to your bucket list people, Galway Arts Festival is the business! First of all, there are amazing, bedazzling free events happening all over our hostel! Check out fire-breathing dragons, accompanied by music as they travel from Eyre Square through the heart of the city to the Spanish Arch, and make sure to […]

Eminem set to rock Slane Castle

Eminem

Eminem is taking over Slane Castle tomorrow with awesome supports from  Plan B,Earlwolf, Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse and Chance The Rapper. If you cannot be there yourself, we have playlist ready for your enjoyment! Crank up the speakers and go crazy!      

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Best Travel Songs

Music is magic! It transports you from one place into other with few beats. It invokes the memories of festivals, summer, people you met, and food you ate. This is little selection that will take you far far away without you ever leaving your computer. Crank up the speakers and see you somewhere around…