Barnacles Blog

Ships Ahoy!

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, Read on

Save money with us!

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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 Read on

Best Dressed Competition

Best dressed winners

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:   Read on

Gallery of Galway July events

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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 Read on

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