FREE nights in Dublin and Galway
Looking for a hostel deal? Look no further! Book one ...
Looking for a hostel deal? Look no further! Book one of our 3 for 2 deals and enjoy a night completely free of charge!  That's right folks, we have extended our free nights in Galway until end of May! You ...
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Barnacles Tour of Ireland
What is included?1 nights accommodation at Barnacles Hostel Temple ...
What is included?1 nights accommodation at Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar (Sun- Thurs), including breakfast. Travel to West of Ireland on your tour Day tour of Connemara or the Cliffs of Moher .. a great way to see the Irish ...
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Student Group Travel Deals
Ah, student years...  The best friends, great parties, student nights ...
Ah, student years...  The best friends, great parties, student nights out, sport clubs, Father Ted Societies and so much more!  To make it easier on you during college years, Barnacles Hostels in Dublin and Galway have great Student Group Travel Deals!Valid ...
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Pancake Tuesday
Who doesn't like pancakes? Pancake Tuesday, or, more traditionally knows ...
Who doesn't like pancakes? Pancake Tuesday, or, more traditionally knows Shrove Tuesday falls on February 28th in 2017 and we are excited already! Traditionally, pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up ...
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Global Greening 2017
As every year, this year some of the most famous ...
As every year, this year some of the most famous landmarks will turn green to celebrate St Patrick's Day! So, even if you are not in Ireland, you can get a little dose of Irish spirit by marveling green attractions ...
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Student nights in Dublin
Going out in Dublin? This February, we have a great deal ...
Going out in Dublin? This February, we have a great deal for you - perfect for all party animals who want to stay in the heart of Dublin! Get 10% off on Thursday or Sunday during month of February! Just request your ...
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How to make friends when backpacking
If you are backpacking on your own, or in a ...
If you are backpacking on your own, or in a group and looking to meet new people, hostels are the great way to do do so! Of course, sometimes you just want to chill out on your own, which is ...
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Connacht Rugby
Connacht Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Connachta) is one of the four ...
Connacht Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Connachta) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland. Connacht competes in the Pro12 and the European Rugby Champions Cup. Connacht plays its home games at the Galway Sportsgrounds, which holds ...
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Irish blessings for St Patrick’s Day
Irish are well know for their "Gift of Gab" (we ...
Irish are well know for their "Gift of Gab" (we all kissed Blarney Stone, after all!)  but we are also writers, poets and boehms responsible for some of the nicest sayings and blessings you will ever hear! To celebrate St ...
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Backpackers Hostel in Dublin & Galway
Backpacking is awesome way to travel and explore the world! ...
Backpacking is awesome way to travel and explore the world! Pack up your belongings in the backpack (obviously) and off you go! Backpackers hostel is here to make it easier for you - by providing maps, local tips, discounts, wifi ...
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Great Escape Rooms Deal in Galway
Visit Galway and looking for some excitement? We have a ...
Visit Galway and looking for some excitement? We have a great deal for you! First, do you know what escape rooms are? Basically, you (willingly) enter locked room full of puzzles and have 60 minutes for your team to figure ...
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Your hostel in Galway…
Let us tell you why Barnacles Hostel Galway is your ...
Let us tell you why Barnacles Hostel Galway is your ideal hostel in Galway: LocationThere is no better location for you to stay in Galway! We are located on the picturesque Quays Street, surrounded by legendary pubs, quirky shops, great restaurants ...
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Vibes of Galway Deal
Get the feel for Galway and wonderful West of Ireland ...
Get the feel for Galway and wonderful West of Ireland Countryside, as well as Wild Atlantic Way with our Vibes of Galway deal! You will get to stay in the heart of Galway, surrounded by quirky shops, lovely traditional pubs, great ...
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Best Temple Bar Restaurants for Backpackers
For a small area, Temple Bar packs LOADS of restaurants, ...
For a small area, Temple Bar packs LOADS of restaurants, bars, pubs and entertainment! When ti comes to food, choices go from reasonable to fairly expensive, so this is our little guide on the best places backpacker should pick when ...
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Backpacker Hostel Tips
You have never stayed in hostel before? Not sure what ...
You have never stayed in hostel before? Not sure what hosteling and backpacking is all about? Let us help you! Barnacles Hostels have been around for over 20 years so we can offer a tip or two on how to ...
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