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Ed Sheeran is in Dublin o2 this January, stay at Barnacles Temple Bar

January Gigs

Yes, we are spoilt for choice with amazing gigs in both Dublin and Galway this January! Get a taste in our Friday’s Spotify Feature: Christy Moore is in Dublin’s Vicar Street on 8th, 15th and 16th of January Gary Barlow is in Dublin’s Olympia on 7th and 8th of January Ed Sheeran comes to Dublin’s O2 […]

Stay at Barnacles Hostel for Temple Bar Trad Fest

Temple Bar TradFest

The Temple Bar TradFest has gained a reputation as the one of the biggest and best traditional Irish music and culture festivals in Ireland, since 2005 when it first started. It is now a firm fixture on the National and International festival calendar. The festival takes place over six days and six nights with over […]

Gathering at Barnacles

Gathering Galway

We are going to be 20 this year! OMG!!! To celebrate, we are putting huge party at Barnacles Galway, and calling it Barnacles Galway Reunion Birthday Party. Its on 15th -21st July. Be prepared for all sort of awesomness – music, comedy, art, baking, and whatever else that helps us celebrate this with you! For all our […]

Santa Claus with guitar

Top Christmas Songs

Are you all feeling very festive this Christmas? We have selection of our favourite Christmas Songs, so if you didn’t get enough of Jingle Bells yet, listen to our essential selection!     Now, everyone dress up at Santa and do jingle bell rock!!!  

christmas tree

Christmas Light Show

  Did you decorate your house this Christmas? Did you go just slightly over the top as these people did? Videos are just awesome, well worth your 5 minutes!   And then, there are some people that just don’t bother. Like these guys, probably the worst Christmas tree decorations we have ever seen: