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Barnacles Galway hostel – Galway group hostel!

What do you want for your group travelling to Galway? The best location in the heart of Galway ? Clean hostel surrounded by pubs, bars, great restaurants and the best night clubs?  Great value accommodation, including breakfast, wifi and even free walking tour of Galway? You can get all of this, and more with Barnacles Galway hostel […]


Free events in Dublin this August!

Ireland is made for broke backpackers – simply because there is always sometime you can do, completely free of charge! We like to think you are saving your money for worldly cultural pursuits, but if you just want to drink more beer, that’s OK with us as well Secret @ Science gallery (Trinity College) Our favorite […]

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Free hugs are making your life better

Recently, your favorite Barnacles Hostels crew got featured in the Irish Times (WOW!!!) as one of 30 people bringing sunshine to your life, and in general, making your life better Have a look at the full article (some other really cool people are included on the list, so well worth a visit!):  They say about […]


Win Galway Races Tickets And Accommodation

Enter here! Would you like to win Galway Races tickets AND accommodation in double room in Barnacles Galway? Rules of the competition: Competition is run by Barnacles Hostels Accommodation You must be aged over 18 to enter this competition All entries will be entered into competition, winner will be randomly selected Each person can enter […]