Dublin

Barnacles Temple Bar wins best hostel award

Best hostel in ireland best hostel in dublin and 6th in the world award

Every year, all hostel managers come to Hostelworld conference, to learn new stuff, party a bit and see who are Hostel Award winners. Awards are based on customer reviews, and reflect ratings by over 1 million travellers that booked hostel beds Read on

Christmas

Galway Christmas market

The Galway Continental Christmas Market Ireland’s longest running Christmas Market, the Galway Continental Christmas Market, will return to its home in Eyre Square, Galway City, from Friday 22nd November until Sunday 22nd December 2013. Building on the successful format of previous years, Read on

The best festivals in Dublin

Barnacles Hostels are the best place to stay for Festivals in Dublin

Music festivals in Ireland are really a treat! With amazing music announced for Dublin, you can see all of the best international acts right in the city! No need for camping gear, you can have your shower on a daily Read on

Pubs with beer garden

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Its sunny! The best thing to do is to get lovely cold pint in one of the pubs and enjoy the sunshine. This is list of pubs with beer gardens located within 1 minute walk from our hostels. Yes, you Read on

Forbidden Fruit Tunes

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Not able to make it to Forbidden Fruit? Don’t worry about it, we have awesome tunes selection here, just for you Put your wellies on, add some sunscreen (and pack umbrella, for the real experience), crank up the speakers and Read on