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The 9 Dublin Apps You Need To Get By In The Big Smoke

By katedemolder

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


Living in Dublin, while it is wonderful, can be tough at times. Overpriced pints, rainy weather and temperamental public transport - this city isn't for everyone. 

Buuuut, it can be with these super handy new apps. Money-saving, transport-easing and pint-helping.

Life-savers, the lot of them. 

1. Real Time

The Real Time Ireland App integrates all real time arrival information services from Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, DART, Iarnród Éireann and Luas services. All in one nifty little app.

Never miss a lift again. 

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2. Groupon

Get stuck into some seriously cheap eats with this dream of an application. 

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3. Dublin Bikes

Find out where your nearest one is, if there are any bikes left, and most importantly - if there's a space at your final destination 

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4. Hailo

Have you tried to flag a taxi on Camden Street on a Saturday night? 


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5. Lighthouse Cinema 

The trendiest theatre in town has now gone mobile, so you can squeeze in more movie time on those rainy days.

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6. Pint of Plain

An app that informs users of the bars and pubs with the cheapest pint prices in their area. Yes, that exists. 

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7. Dublin For Free

Check out the city's best, least expensive, events week in, week out. 

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8. Dublin Walks

This nifty app presents you several self-guided walks featuring the best of the city, from world famous attractions to hidden gems.

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9. Storymap

This app dishes up audio and video recordings of anecdotes and stories from the people of Dublin, popping up as you walk about the city. 

You can also choose a themed trail and let it tell you where to stroll.


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