Galway

Halloween in Ireland

bram stoker festival dublin

Celebration of Halloween in Ireland started around 1000 AD with a pagan  festival called “Samhain” meaning the end of the summer. Celts believed that on that day, dead spirits would visit the mortal world. People used t gather around bonfires Read on

Best located Galway Hostel

Quays pub

Every now and then we mention how Barnacles Galway Hostel is the best located hostel in Galway, but maybe you need more than our word to believe us? Let us show you! Barnacles Galway Hostel is located on the Quay Read on

Hostel cooking guide

french toast in a mug

Yes, you are travelling and staying in hostel, but that is no excuse to live off junk food or spend fortune on meals out on a daily basis! Both Barnacles hostels in Dublin and Galway have fully equipped kitchen so Read on

October Events in Galway

macnas galway

Maybe you never thought of Galway as “the happening place” in October, but believe us, there is no better place to be! With so many events to keep you entertained, it’s very hard to pick the best ones! We definitely Read on

Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway

Comedy Carnival

Fancy a laugh? Vodafone comedy Carnival is coming back to Galway this October, 16th to 27th and its bringing more laughs then ever! Some of the highlights include: Tommy Tiernan ·David Odoherty ·Rich Hall ·Reginald D. Hunter ·Des Bishop ·Simon Amstell Read on