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Wild Atlantic Way

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7 reasons why you need to do Wild Atlantic Way this year: 1. Because of this (WOW!!!) 2. Because you will come back with camera filled with images like this: 3. Because it is the longest driving route in the Read on

7 reasons to visit Ireland this February

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If you need excuse to visit a bit of time in Ireland this February, here are 7 awesome ones (in no particular order really, but we just like rugby a lot) 1. Rugby Not one, but two 6 nations matches Read on

Barnacles hostel Galway gets Renovated

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We have renovated our Galway’s hostel, and these are some images to give you sneak peak into our new dorms Rooms are either blue or red, with funky details but also functional facilities like individual lights and bed side sockets. Read on

Barnacles is best hostel in Ireland

Barnacles Hostel Temple Bar wins IHH awards

Building on a recent awards where Barnacles Temple Bar won The Best Hostel in Ireland, The Most Popular Hostel in Dublin and The 6th Best Large Hostel in The World (as voted by more than 30 000 Hostelworld customers), Barnacles Read on

temple bar tradfest

Temple bar hostel is the best place for seeing dublin events

One of the biggest events in Dublin this January will be Temple Bar Tradfest – and you are lucky, it is happening literally all around our hostel! Tradfest is known as Dublin’s biggest and best festival of Irish Music and Culture. Read on