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Gallery of Galway July events

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Our little spy has sent us images of awesome things that happened in Galway over the past few days. Check out some of the Volvo Ocean Race images and two of the in house acts we had in our Quay Read on

Barnacles Temple Bar House – top Irish hostel

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We would like to say big thank you to everyone who stayed with us and gave us great reviews, we are absolutely delighted to be in the top 10 Irish hostels again in June! We are getting ready for our celebratory pints Read on

Get in the mood for Galway Arts Festival!

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With Galway arts festival kicking off today, we are bringing you some videos to get you in the artistic frame of mind. See if you can spot Barnacles hostel in these videos       Book the best located hostel in Galway Read on

Street Performance World Championship

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Every year we scour the globe to bring the best international street performers to Ireland to compete for the world champion title. Hold onto your socks and get ready for an action packed festival full to the brim with jaw-dropping Read on