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Why is Temple Bar the best?

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We keep telling you that we are the best located hostel in Dublin… Maybe we should just show you how Temple Bar has it all Temple Bar is not just about pubs, it is cultural center of the town as Read on

Culture night

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It’s hard to believe we are already in September! But, as we are (and thankfully, summer is still here), we are delighted that another Culture night is just around the corner – get on your marks as 19th September is Read on

Dracula blood line

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Are you excited about Halloween? Do you know that Bram Stoker wrote Dracula in Dublin, and there is even Dracula’s castle in Clontarf you can go and check out To get you in the mood… have a look at this Read on

Galway in Photos

Lets face it, in the age of smartphones and internet, we all have attention span of a butterfly. Maybe, instead of telling you how awesome Galway is, we just need to show it? These are some of our favourite photos Read on

Barnacles Ice Bucket Challenge

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Unless you have been living under a rock, you know about #IceBucketChallenge We hot challenged by Shamrocker adventures and Shane bravely agreed to get splashed by bucket full of icy, icy water. We love his little goggles Don’t forget, all Read on