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Galway Rally

Galway International Rally accommodation in Barnacles Hostel

2nd and 3rd February, Galway will be transformed into International Rally Headquarters! The competitive element of the event will be run over 9 competitive special stages on Sunday 3rd February 2013. There will be a Ceremonial Start in Galway City Centre on Read on

Connacht Rugby

Barnacles hostel special offer for Connacht rugby

This Saturday, Connacht Rugby went back to its winning ways, beating  Newport Gwent Dragons 30-11 in round 13 of the RaboDirect PRO12. We are delighted that Galway’s home team won, and Barnacles Hostels will keep supporting rugby fans with 10% discount Read on

Guinness

Visit Guinness Storehouse when staying at Barnacles

We all love a good pint of Guinness! Guinness Storehouse is one of the top attractions in Ireland (which means you should defo visit it when in Dublin) But… we bet you didn’t know all this about your perfect pint! (click to Read on

January Gigs

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

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 Read on

Temple Bar TradFest

Stay at Barnacles Hostel for Temple Bar Trad Fest

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 Read on