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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Swimming in Dublin & Galway
Summer is here, and our dear guests can't wait to ...
Summer is here, and our dear guests can't wait to dip in the sea and cool down a bit! If you are lucky enough to be in Ireland on a sunny day, go for a swim! As both Dublin & ...
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Best Views of Dublin
We are all guilty of this - finding the best, ...
We are all guilty of this - finding the best, most instagramable location for our holiday photos! So, to make it easier for you, we have included selection of the best views of Dublin. Bonus points if you get around ...
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Ireland West Coast – Wild Atlantic Way
Ireland's West Coast, or Wild Atlantic Way has more than ...
Ireland's West Coast, or Wild Atlantic Way has more than it's fair share of breathtaking moments, and these are just some of it! If you are heading to the West of Ireland, stay in Barnacles Galway for few days and ...
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Travel hacks
There is a lot of different travellers we get in ...
There is a lot of different travellers we get in the hostels– people looking for a party weekends, groups of friends celebrating birthdays or other special occasions, people attending events, families looking for a budget friendly options, backpackers who are ...
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Festivals in Galway in July
Galway is full of festivals year round, but July is ...
Galway is full of festivals year round, but July is just crazy busy with some of the best and most visited festivals in Ireland taking place back to back! Festivals in Galway in July include theatre, film and highly anticipated ...
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Temple Bar Night Market
As if you need more reasons to stay in Temple ...
As if you need more reasons to stay in Temple Bar when visiting Dublin! But in case you need to be persuaded… From May till September, Wednesday nights are dedicated to all things craft – it is Temple Bar night ...
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What to do in Galway this June?
Ah, summer is nearly here! The perfect time to head ...
Ah, summer is nearly here! The perfect time to head to the West of Ireland and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery and the most stunning drives Ireland has to offer. If all this natural beauty isn’t enough, there ...
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Dublin Parks
We are going to be very optimistic and announce that ...
We are going to be very optimistic and announce that summer is here! We had few glorious warm days in Ireland, some of us even have some tan (or.. they got burned red) so we are calling it - summer ...
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Galway Races Guide
The most eagerly anticipated date of the year is nearly ...
The most eagerly anticipated date of the year is nearly here! Every year, Galway Races summer meeting starts last Monday in July and brings unparalleled excitement, frocks and races! This year, Galway races start on 31stof July and go until 6th ...
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Do Galway like Ed Sheeran
It really looks like Ed Sheeran had a great time ...
It really looks like Ed Sheeran had a great time in Galway! Who wouldn't? Great pubs, dancing, cycling, buskers, chips... Galway has it all! But you know what, you can have even better time, and you can do it all ...
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17-30th of July, Galway will be taken over by arts of all kind - there will be concerts, theater performances, parades, literature, drama and surprises! Flying whales, yes, you can even see flying whales! If all this is not enough, ...
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Iveagh Gardens Gigs
Set in the city centre, very close to the National ...
Set in the city centre, very close to the National Concert hall and St Stephens Green, you will find hidden gem - Iveagh Gardens. As the gardens are surrounded by buildings of Harcourt Street, the green is not immediately visible, ...
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