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September Events in Dublin and Galway

Around Dublin hostel Dublin Fashion Festival 5th – 8th September Dublin Fashion Festival is an absolute must for fashionistas. The festival will feature some of the usual favourites, celebrating design, style and culture with an exciting on street fashion shows, workshops, competitions and much more. Make sure to get a glimpse of guerilla shows and […]

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This weekend in Ireland

So many things happening around us in both Dublin and Galway! Big thing in Dublin this weekend will have to be Pride Parade! It is second largest parade in Ireland (right after Paddy’s Day) and probably the most colourful one Parade will be passing through O’Connell Street towards Trinity College and Ending at Marrion Square […]

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Easy Eoghan

From our buddies at Saint Jordi Hostel in Barcelona:   Good times with a good friend from Ireland – Easy Eoghan, everyone’s favorite leprechaun. Good, old Easy Eoghan the traveling leprechaun who is always up for a pint and can’t resist the ladies, he can drink all night and somehow never misses the free-walking-tour the next day. He […]

See Galway festivals with Barnacles hostels

Galway festivals

There is hardly any other place in Ireland that has festival season from March until late October than Galway. Galway festivals are now world famous, and cover everything from music, comedy, literature, film, theatre, races and other weird and wonderful things. This is little roundup of amazing festivals you can see in the next few […]

Barnacles Hostels are the best place to stay for Festivals in Dublin

The best festivals in Dublin

Music festivals in Ireland are really a treat! With amazing music announced for Dublin, you can see all of the best international acts right in the city! No need for camping gear, you can have your shower on a daily basis, and there is even free brekkie waiting for you in the morning! Our selection […]

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Visit magnificient Cliffs of Moher

Whether you are spending only few days in Ireland, or having long holiday where you get to travel around, there is no excuse for not seeing Cliffs of Moher – the most famous cliffs in Ireland. The Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland’s top Visitor attractions. The Cliffs are 214m high at the highest […]

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Pubs with beer garden

Its sunny! The best thing to do is to get lovely cold pint in one of the pubs and enjoy the sunshine. This is list of pubs with beer gardens located within 1 minute walk from our hostels. Yes, you can even crawl back if …erm… you get too much sun Galway: Quays – grab […]

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Forbidden Fruit Tunes

Not able to make it to Forbidden Fruit? Don’t worry about it, we have awesome tunes selection here, just for you Put your wellies on, add some sunscreen (and pack umbrella, for the real experience), crank up the speakers and you will magically be transported to set of Forbidden Fruit Festival! Rock on!