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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 […]

Ireland Cliffs with Barnacles Hostels

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!    

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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! […]