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Culture Night

Culture Night is a unique night in the Irish calendar where you can experience the myriad of cultural possibilities your city has to offer for free! Culture night is taking place in both Dublin and Galway with some amazing free events, loads of music, free dance lessons and more!   Highlights in Galway: Galway community […]

Tourism numbers up. Stay with Barnacles

Barnacles in Press

  Temple Bar wins big at Hostel Oscars Temple Bar is due a welcome boost of tourist revenue with the news that Barnacles Temple Bar House has been voted one of the best hostels in the world. The thriving hostel, popular with backpackers and families alike,also won The Best Hostel in Ireland and The Most Popular Dublin […]

barnacles temple bar partners with jdiff2013

Film soundtracks

We love good film here at Barnacles, which is why we have teamed up with Jameson Dublin International Film Festival to bring you the best of both worlds – awesome value at stay in Barnacles Temple Bar and 15% discount for Jameson Dublin International Film festival! Some of our favourite tunes from movies are here…     […]

Barnacles Hostels Irish love songs

Irish Valentines Tunes

Looking for the perfect playlist for your Valentines? Crank up your speakers and get all loved up, these are top Irish love songs, and we guarantee they will make you more attractive in your darling’s eyes Irish Valentines Tunes will improve your love life one song at the time!