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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 […]

Galway at night.

Events in Galway this February

  February is not just for love birds! Excellent events and festivals are taking place in Galway and the county! Do not miss Ted Fest for priest and nuns galore – unique thing you can only see in Ireland, guaranteed! And yes, Valentines is coming up again… and if you find yourself without a partner, you […]

Galway at night.

Events in Galway this January

Galway is known as festival city, and believe us when we say, it does not take a rest! We have barely recovered from all shenanigans of New Year festivities and there is already so much to look forward to! Together with Galway’s midwinter music festival, celebrating classical music, we are especially looking forward to Galway Astronomy […]

The Temple Bar Pub, Temple Bar, landscape with some people outside

Irish pub songs

In case you ever miss Ireland and want to recreate a bit of Irish spirit wherever you are, we have ultimate pub sing-along playlist right here! Including classics such as Whiskey in the Jar, Irish Rover and Molly Malone, these songs sing about Dublin and Ireland in the ‘ol times. If you have ever been […]