Galway Restaurants only minutes away from our hostel
You may not know this, but there has been little ...
You may not know this, but there has been little food revolution going on in Ireland. Restaurants and pubs have started to be far more adventurous, and steeped away from the traditional Irish food into some really tasty offers! We ...
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Galway Walking Tours
We offer walking tour of Galway every day - it ...
We offer walking tour of Galway every day - it is a great way to find out more about the history of the place, it's tribes, and it's exciting festival culture. Galway is compact enough to easily do it on ...
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Why is Temple Bar the best?
We keep telling you that we are the best located ...
We keep telling you that we are the best located hostel in Dublin... Maybe we should just show you how Temple Bar has it all :)Temple Bar is not just about pubs, it is cultural center of the town as ...
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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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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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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 12th of July! We ...
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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 tours from Dublin of Connemara or the Cliffs of Moher .. a great way to see ...
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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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SUP yoga in Dublin
One of our favorite watersports place in Dublin is Surfdock, ...
One of our favorite watersports place in Dublin is Surfdock, located just 20 min walk from us (there is of course bus, but you can walk along the beautiful Liffey and catch the sights of Jeanie Johnston tall ship, kayakers ...
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June Festivals in Dublin
Hot town summer in the city... is what we would ...
Hot town summer in the city... is what we would have been singing if we weren't living in Ireland and hot town isn't really how you would describe Dublin. But don't you worry, what we lack in sunshine we make ...
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Events in Galway in June
Summer is finally here and we can't get enough of ...
Summer is finally here and we can't get enough of the long bright evenings, sandy toes and street parties! Galway, being known as the festival capital of Ireland does not disappoint - there is plenty of events in Galway in ...
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Best Donuts close to Temple Bar
When thinking of Dublin, you wouldn't necessarily think of donuts, ...
When thinking of Dublin, you wouldn't necessarily think of donuts, would you? But you'd be so wrong! We have at least 5 donut shops withing 100 meters from Barnacles Temple Bar Hostel (yes, seriously!) so there is certainly a craze ...
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We get asked very frequently were to go for the best Fish & Chips in Dublin. So, we took two of our staff and sent them for a taste test, on a noble quest to find the best fish & ...
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Awesome May Events in Galway
Where is the best place you can stay to experience ...
Where is the best place you can stay to experience all of the Awesome May Events in Galway this year? In the heart of Galway, of course! Stay in the Barnacles Galway hostel, the best located hostel in Galway, surrounded ...
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Top events in Dublin this May
There is no dull day in Dublin, you can be ...
There is no dull day in Dublin, you can be sure of that! Things do get a bit slower in winter but after Paddys' Day the city is alive and the massive list of events happening in Dublin this May ...
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Summer Series at Trinity College
We are delighted to hear Summer Series gigs are returning ...
We are delighted to hear Summer Series gigs are returning back to Trinity college this summer! Make sure to mark your calendars for July 23-29th for some of the best tunes, in the heart of Dublin! When booking gig tickets, ...
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Vegan Restaurants Dublin
Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or just looking to eat ...
Whether you are vegan, vegetarian or just looking to eat less meat, there is plenty of choices in Dublin! Luckily, eat vegetarian is no longer reduced to few selected restaurants, there is wealth of choice for you to pick from. ...
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Vegan Restaurants Galway
There has been little food revolution happening in Ireland in ...
There has been little food revolution happening in Ireland in the past few years, and as a result we have an amazing variety of locally produced food available in increasing number of places.  The journey from farm to your plate ...
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Awesome Events in Dublin in April
There is some many things to do in Dublin on ...
There is some many things to do in Dublin on any day of the year, but we through you may like to know about some of the bigger events that are happening in Dublin this April. From cool conventions, music ...
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Have a look at unmissable April Events in Galway
April in Galway is awesome! Sun is defo out, activities ...
April in Galway is awesome! Sun is defo out, activities that would have been closed in the winter are in the full swing, and you can experience electricity and excitement in the air! City of tribes is known as a ...
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