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Barnacles Temple Bar House – top Irish hostel

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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 Read on

Get in the mood for Galway Arts Festival!

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With Galway arts festival kicking off today, we are bringing you some videos to get you in the artistic frame of mind. See if you can spot Barnacles hostel in these videos       Book the best located hostel in Galway Read on

Street Performance World Championship

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Every year we scour the globe to bring the best international street performers to Ireland to compete for the world champion title. Hold onto your socks and get ready for an action packed festival full to the brim with jaw-dropping Read on

Chic Week

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‘Chic Week’ to Celebrate Disco Legend Nile Rodgers – Chic, arguably the greatest disco and funk band of all time will take to the Festival Big Top on Thursday 19th July with support from Nouvelle Vague