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Electric Picnic

Electric

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

Galway Art Festival

stay at hostel in Galway when heading to Imelda May

Add this one to your bucket list people, Galway Arts Festival is the business! First of all, there are amazing, bedazzling free events happening all over our hostel! Check out fire-breathing dragons, accompanied by music as they travel from Eyre Read on

Eminem

Eminem set to rock Slane Castle

Eminem is taking over Slane Castle tomorrow with awesome supports from  Plan B,Earlwolf, Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse and Chance The Rapper. If you cannot be there yourself, we have playlist ready for your enjoyment! Crank up the speakers and go crazy!      

Its all green for St Patrick’s Festival

Barnacles hostels this St Patricks day

Have you seen green buildings around Ireland / the world yet??? It’s all green for this St Patrick’s festival! There is LOADS of events in both Dublin and Galway, we have handy guides on reception and there is must do Read on

St Patrick’s Day Parade and Events

Paddywhackery

Loads of things happening around Dublin & Galway for St Patrick’s week! Make sure to catch some (or all) of these: People’s Parade in Dublin Fly your flag for Ireland, put green jersey on and make sure to add good dose of face paint! This Read on