Galway

Local guide to Galway

View from Salthill Promenade as the sun sets over Galway Bay

Next in the series of our local guides, we have some recommendations from lovely Karen who works in our Galway hostel. Our local guide to Galway series is here for you to see what our staff likes to do and 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

Connacht Rugby – discounts for fans

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Barnacles Galway hostel is delighted to announce sponsorship of Sean Henry in Connacht Rugby team for season 2013/2014! We will carefully follow team’s progress and update this pages with results as the season goes on! All rugby fans going to Galway Read on