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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 […]

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!): http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/people/the-happy-crew-30-people-making-life-better-1.2308747  They say […]

June Bank Holiday events

There are so many great things happening this June Bank Holiday in both Dublin and Galway! Some of the things you don’t want to miss out on: Dublin Dublin Port Riverfest is taking place around the North Quays, expect jam packed weekend of watery fun and events! There will also be live music, plenty of […]