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, free nights are available in both Dublin and Galway! You still get to ...
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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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Paddy’s Day is coming…
Are you ready? Paddy's Day or, St Patricks Day (but ...
Are you ready? Paddy's Day or, St Patricks Day (but never Patty's Day!) is coming in 2 months time! Are you excited???? Because we are! This is possibly the biggest weekend in Dublin, with parade and LOADS of fun events, ...
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Travel Quotes for Backpackers
Sometimes... you need to be reminded that it is all ...
Sometimes... you need to be reminded that it is all worth it! Flight delays, stomach bugs, missed buses and lost stuff happen, and it sucks. But... travel is worthwhile. Adventure is worthwhile! And if you are on down low and ...
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Valentines in Galway
With some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland, Galway ...
With some of the most stunning scenery in Ireland, Galway is the perfect place for your Valentines Getaway.  Ok, these are our suggestions and date ideas for the best Valentines in Galway this year!  Go for a walk Hold the hand of ...
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Valentines in Dublin
This Valentines, don't just go to restaurant for a dinner ...
This Valentines, don't just go to restaurant for a dinner (although you totally should!), instead, make a day out of it with some cool & quirky date ideas for Valentines in Dublin: Get Locked In A Room Together Over the past while, ...
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Temple Bar Tradfest
One of the biggest events in Dublin this January will ...
One of the biggest events in Dublin this January will be Temple Bar Tradfest - and you are lucky, it is happening literally all around our hostel! Tradfest is known as Dublin’s biggest and best festival of Irish Music and Culture. ...
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What to do in Galway this February
There is no bad time to visit The West of ...
There is no bad time to visit The West of Ireland! Sure, weather might be a bit windy and there might be few drops of rain, but in Ireland, that's like every day! Wrap up warm and enjoy amazing scenery, ...
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Best restaurants in Galway for Backpackers
  So, you are in Galway, had a look at all ...
  So, you are in Galway, had a look at all the best places to visit and you are getting a bit hungry! Fret not, this is the list of the best restaurants in Galway, for backpackers! We have special deals on ...
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Places to visit in Galway
This is your must see list of Places to Visit ...
This is your must see list of Places to Visit in Galway! Spanish arch One of the top places to visit in Galway, and only minute from Barnacles galway hostel is Spanish arch, constructed in 1584, and originally called called ceann an ...
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Dublin to Galway
If you are looking to get to from Dublin to ...
If you are looking to get to from Dublin to Galway, there are several options open to you! From Barnacles Temple Bar, you are best off taking the bus to Galway. There is also train going to Galway, but it ...
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It is called Wild Atlantic Way for a reason! A one-of-a-kind adventure and the road trip of a lifetime, the Wild Atlantic Way’s stunning 2,500km stretch of coast offers all this and more. Let us help you out with some ...
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Day trips from Dublin
Use your time in Ireland wisely! There is so much ...
Use your time in Ireland wisely! There is so much more to see and experience than just going around the pubs in Dublin! After you finished exploring of the capital, go for one of the great day trips from Dublin! These ...
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