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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Student Hostel Deals in Dublin and Galway
For all students who are looking for a place to ...
For all students who are looking for a place to stay for few weeks while  trying to find something more permanent in Dublin or Galway, we have a solution! Stay in the best located hostels - you will be in ...
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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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Meet our Staff – Adam
Name: Adam Sheeran (cousin of Ed’s maybe?) Age: 27 Where are you ...
Name: Adam Sheeran (cousin of Ed’s maybe?) Age: 27 Where are you from: Galway city born and raised. Hobbies: Recording music, surfing, photography and Instagram addict.Favourite country: I have travelled a good bit around Europe, but I would say The Netherlands stands out for ...
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Meet Barnacles Staff – Olivia
Name: Olivia Hanson Age: 22 Where are you from? Saskatchewan, Canada Hobbies: Going ...
Name: Olivia Hanson Age: 22 Where are you from? Saskatchewan, Canada Hobbies: Going to live gigs with friends, hula hooping, painting, and checking off as many destinations from my European bucket list as possible!Favourite country you have visited: Scotland or GermanyWhy is it your ...
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Meet Barnacles Staff – Lucy
Name: Lu Camilla Slevin Age: 23 Where are you from: Tasmania, Australia Hobbies: ...
Name: Lu Camilla Slevin Age: 23 Where are you from: Tasmania, Australia Hobbies: Songwriting, Pints, Gigs and Hummus. You can find my music here if you are interested. Favorited country you have visited? Denmark (Copenhagen!)Why is it your favourite? The city of Copenhagen feels safe and full of ...
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Meet Barnacles Staff – Plinny
Name: Plinia Tangianu Where are you from: Italy Hobbies: SingingFavourite country you ...
Name: Plinia Tangianu Where are you from: Italy Hobbies: SingingFavourite country you have visited: I traveled a lot but I thing I should say Sardinia, in Italy.Why is it your favourite? It is my Island but also has amazing nature, breath-taking sea, great food ...
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Meet Barnacles staff – Helena
Name: Helena Murphy Age: 31 Where are you from: Dublin – born, ...
Name: Helena Murphy Age: 31 Where are you from: Dublin – born, bred and buttered Hobbies: Going to the theatre, going to pub quizzes or watching TV quiz shows, travelling both in Ireland and abroadFavourite country you have visited: South Africa or Mexico I ...
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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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In Dublin in December
Things may slow down a little bit, but there is ...
Things may slow down a little bit, but there is still plenty of cool events in Dublin in December! Make sure to plan your holiday around gigs or festivals, enjoy seasonal lights, shopping and all the mulled wine! We have ...
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Festivals & Events in Dublin this November
Thinking of coming over to Ireland this November? You should! ...
Thinking of coming over to Ireland this November? You should! With flight tickets sales and after season deals plus our deals for hostels, you really have no excuse! On the budget, with loads of fun, there is something for everyone! ...
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When we say there is so much going on in Dublin at any given time, we are serious about it! this is little selection of the world-class bands who are all coming over to Dublin as part of their tours ...
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Galway hostel open over Christmas
While most hostels  in Galway close down over Christmas time, ...
While most hostels  in Galway close down over Christmas time, Barnacles Galway is open and will continue with usual 24/7 awesomeness for you!Barnacles Galway hostel offers:ensuite rooms dorms & private rooms free light breakfast free maps free WiFi in ...
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Free Yoga Tuesday
We are delighted to announce that every Tuesday in October ...
We are delighted to announce that every Tuesday in October is a Free Yoga Tuesday in Barnacles Temple Bar Hostel! Alexa, owner of Urban Yoga Dublin, is a professional teacher, ready to give you an awesome stretch before you venture ...
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Bram Stoker Festival Dublin
Did you know Bram Stoker was a Dubliner? He lived ...
Did you know Bram Stoker was a Dubliner? He lived in Clontarf, on the north side of the city (close to Bram Stokers Castle Dracula, which you should defo go and check out when you are in Dublin) and wrote ...
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Meet Our Staff – Oliver
Name: Oliver Jordan Kelly Age: 25 Where are you from: Dublin, Ireland Hobbies: ...
Name: Oliver Jordan Kelly Age: 25 Where are you from: Dublin, Ireland Hobbies: Music, cooking, cycling and gardeningFavorited country you have visited: VietnamWhy is it your favourite? Vietnam was my favourite country I’ve visited because its vastly different to the places mostly in ...
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Cultural attractions in The Latin Quarter Galway
The Latin Quarter in Galway is possibly best known for ...
The Latin Quarter in Galway is possibly best known for the amazing entertainment, nightlife, great restaurants, pubs, and quirky shops. But this area is also known for being epicenter of cultural attractions housing Galway Museum, theaters and civic trust building.  ...
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Cultural attractions in Temple Bar
When someone says Temple Bar, culture might not be the ...
When someone says Temple Bar, culture might not be the first thing that comes to your mind... but you are wrong! Culture vultures will enjoy quirky, cultural side of Temple Bar, dotted with galleries, theaters, festivals and exhibitions. These are ...
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Visit Tulca Festival in Barnacles Galway
Since 2002, TULCA Festival of Visual Art has captivated Galway ...
Since 2002, TULCA Festival of Visual Art has captivated Galway city with an eclectic display of Contemporary Art. TULCA is a multi-venue, artist-centered festival of contemporary art that works with Irish curators to present innovative exhibitions that provoke and energise audiences ...
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Instagrammable locations in Galway
If you are heading out to West of Ireland, you ...
If you are heading out to West of Ireland, you will be spoiled for choice with awe inspiring scenery ready to be instagrammed! Galway itself is picturesque, lively place with plenty of traditional and modern mixed in to keep your ...
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Most Instagrammable locations in Dublin
Getting ready for your holiday in Ireland? Dublin may not have ...
Getting ready for your holiday in Ireland? Dublin may not have a lot of tall buildings for amazing cityskapes you usually get in the capitals around the world, but we make that up with plenty of charm, stunning traditional and modern ...
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