Dublin

Quirky spots around Temple Bar hostel

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There is more to Temple Bar than pubs and expensive beer! Over the last while, Temple Bar has turned into a cultural center of Dublin, dotted with galleries, quirky shops, excellent markets, buskers, street art, night clubs and much, much Read on

Halloween in Ireland

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Celebration of Halloween in Ireland started around 1000 AD with a pagan  festival called “Samhain” meaning the end of the summer. Celts believed that on that day, dead spirits would visit the mortal world. People used t gather around bonfires Read on

Hostel cooking guide

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Yes, you are travelling and staying in hostel, but that is no excuse to live off junk food or spend fortune on meals out on a daily basis! Both Barnacles hostels in Dublin and Galway have fully equipped kitchen so Read on

Dublin Street Art

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When you think of Dublin, Street Art might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but you are wrong! Complete rejuvenation of the city has brought some amazing talent out, and more and more places are being decorated Read on

October Events in Dublin

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Festival season in Dublin is in the full swing, and October is set to be awesome as well! There is always something for everyone in Dublin, but if you love music, architecture or getting spooked, Dublin is the place to Read on