Galway

Salthill Galway backpackers guide

Blackrock Tower

Salthill is undoubtedly the nicest are in Galway to go and have a walk. Barnacles Galway hostel is located on the top of Quay street, and is therefore the closest hostel to Salthill area, and Wild Atlantic Way discovery points. Read on

Upcoming events in Galway

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May & June in Galway sound amazing! From film, music, sport, sea and food festivals to charity swims in a nip – Galway has it all! Besides amazing festivals and events in Galway, make sure to check out Wild Atlantic Way Read on

Galway hooker festival

galway hooker

The first ever “Galway Hooker Festival” will take place over the June Bank Holiday weekend in Galway City in and around the Harbour , the Claddagh And Galway Bay. If you are lucky enough to be in Galway during this Read on

Local guide to Galway

View from Salthill Promenade as the sun sets over Galway Bay

Next in the series of our local guides, we have some recommendations from lovely Karen who works in our Galway hostel. Our local guide to Galway series is here for you to see what our staff likes to do and Read on

7 reasons to visit Ireland this February

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If you need excuse to visit a bit of time in Ireland this February, here are 7 awesome ones (in no particular order really, but we just like rugby a lot) 1. Rugby Not one, but two 6 nations matches Read on