Tag Archives: Dublin

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Free events in Dublin this August!

Ireland is made for broke backpackers – simply because there is always sometime you can do, completely free of charge! We like to think you are saving your money for worldly cultural pursuits, but if you just want to drink more beer, that’s OK with us as well Secret @ Science gallery (Trinity College) Our favorite […]

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Free hugs are making your life better

Recently, your favorite Barnacles Hostels crew got featured in the Irish Times (WOW!!!) as one of 30 people bringing sunshine to your life, and in general, making your life better Have a look at the full article (some other really cool people are included on the list, so well worth a visit!): http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/the-happy-crew-30-people-making-life-better-1.2308747  They say about […]

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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 […]