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Centre of Galway!

Barnacles Galway at Night

When asked why he picked Barnacles, lovely Alex said it was because is right in the city centre of Galway! And boy, was he right! We are directly across the legendary Quays pub, and only few steps away from the Read on

May bank holiday

Barnacles hostels

Loads of things to do this May bank holiday in both Dublin and Galway Camden Crawl  is back for the whole long weekend, bringing awesome music from over 150 international and Irish acts, in 15 venues around Dublin. Most of the Read on

Irish Pub Songs

St. Patrick's Day

Its St Patrick’s week after all – when everyone want to be Irish! And we have this awesome playlist for your listening pleasure Crank up the speakers and enjoy!

Its all green for St Patrick’s Festival

Barnacles hostels this St Patricks day

Have you seen green buildings around Ireland / the world yet??? It’s all green for this St Patrick’s festival! There is LOADS of events in both Dublin and Galway, we have handy guides on reception and there is must do Read on

St Patrick’s Day Parade and Events

Paddywhackery

Loads of things happening around Dublin & Galway for St Patrick’s week! Make sure to catch some (or all) of these: People’s Parade in Dublin Fly your flag for Ireland, put green jersey on and make sure to add good dose of face paint! This Read on