Dublin: Get spooked out in Ireland this Halloween! The Emerald Isle is known as being one of the most haunted countries on the planet with many of the world’s most famous supernatural characters and stories finding their roots in the tales told across the centuries by our ancestors around Irish peat fires on dark, dank […]
Friday September 21st 2012 – a FREE night of Entertainment, Discovery and Adventure
Both Dublin and Galway will be hosting Arthur’s Day this year… Stay in Barnacles to be in the heart of the action!
Both of our Barnacles Hostels have been voted top 10 in Ireland! We are delighted! Thank you very much for voting for us and we hope to see you all very soon again!
Stay in the Barnacles Temple Bar Hostel – the best located hostel in Dublin and enjoy amazing Dublin Tall Ships festival! All events are free and include Kings of concrete urban mini festival (think boards & bikes), on water cinema, best of Irish music performers and stunning tall ships! Barnacles Temple Bar House is only few minutes […]
Save on your food & fun in both Dublin and Galway! All you have to do is to show our room key and you can avail of discounts! Don’t pay full price for anything, ever again! Dublin Food and drink The Mercantile Bar & Grill 28 Dame Street, Dublin 2 20% discount on your bill, […]
We love best dressed day at Barnacles! Day when everyone, not just ladies get to dress up and compete ruthlessly for our prizes. After heated competiton, these lovely ladies came out as our winners: And the runner ups:
Our little spy has sent us images of awesome things that happened in Galway over the past few days. Check out some of the Volvo Ocean Race images and two of the in house acts we had in our Quay Street House hostel – Slam poetry by Robert D. Young and some trad by Mo Hat Mo […]
We would like to say big thank you to everyone who stayed with us and gave us great reviews, we are absolutely delighted to be in the top 10 Irish hostels again in June! We are getting ready for our celebratory pints and brainstorming on how to get us to the 1st spot – If you have […]
Have you been to Galway for Volvo Ocean Race? It looks like it was more than amazing, with over 1 million people visiting Galway and enjoying the festivities! And that was just the beginning of Galway’s festival season! Read more about what is happening in Galway this July here and make sure to check out our events calendar as well! […]