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Upcoming festivals in Dublin

Docklands Summer Festival For the weekend of May 17& 18th head down to docklands for water activities mixed up with great food & fun!  The newly developed Grand Canal Plaza and surrounding quays provide a uniquely modern and dynamic unban space for everyone to enjoy. Activities include wakeboarding, sailing,  kayaking, paddle-boarding, windsurfing and a canal barge gathering! […]

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Giro d'Italia

One of the most exciting cycling events is coming to Ireland on 11th of May. This Grand Tour, famously won by Ireland’s Stephen Roche in 1987, will see the world’s best cyclists race 187km from Armagh to Dublin and offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the carnival atmosphere of this sporting spectacle. Route will see cyclist […]

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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 […]

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Halloween in Ireland

Dublin Events Bram Stoker festival is taking over Dublin this Halloween weekend, with plenty of fun events! We have all terrifying events on one place, grab your copy here. Some of the highlights include: Vampire Hunt – you have to beat other teams and be the fastest one to complete the challenge. Or, just have […]

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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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Culture Night

Culture Night is a unique night in the Irish calendar where you can experience the myriad of cultural possibilities your city has to offer for free! Culture night is taking place in both Dublin and Galway with some amazing free events, loads of music, free dance lessons and more!   Highlights in Galway: Galway community […]

Galway International Rally accommodation in Barnacles Hostel

Galway Rally

We can barely contain our excitement! Galway International Rally is just around the corner and it will be packed full of awesome cars, great old timers and heart stopping action! This is how it looked like last year: We have special offer for Galway Rally, so make sure to stay at Barnacles Galway – the […]