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Electric Picnic


The Electric Picnic weekend is upon us! Thousands of people will enjoy some of the hottest music on the planet at the moment, but for all of you who need a bit of warm up or are not among the Read on

June bank holiday

See festivals with Barnacles Dublin hostel

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 Read on

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 Read on

Geocaching While Sightseeing in Dublin


Awesome folks of blog have stayed with us recently, and agreed to share one of their posts with us. They have really cool blog you should check out, especially if you are not sure if hostelling is right for you. Or Read on

This weekend in Dublin and Galway


Loads of amazing things and mini festivals happening in both Dublin and Galway this weekend! In Galway,  An Tóstal Festival is taking place in Salthill  on Sunday 26th May 2013 Highlights will include: -Currach racing with teams from Donegal, the Aran Islands, Read on