The Apps You’ll Need This June Bank Holiday Weekend
For many people, this weekend is when the summer officially begins. Who thought one Monday off work could be so important?! It also happens to be one of the biggest weekends of the year as far as the social calendar is concerned, as festivals and events arrive by the bucketload!
So grab your mobile and download a phone-based friend to tee you up for your weekend; whether you’re pounding the pavement or moving to the music, these are the indispensible apps for the June Bank Holiday…
NIKE RUN CLUB
Whether experienced racers or part-timers, there’ll be thousands of participants lining up for the Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin on Sunday; down in the second city, a slightly longer affair will see the braviest and hardiest taking on the 26 miles of the Cork City Marathon. Whichever is the case, this gadget will see you sorted; from audio guides to GPS tracking, it’ll help every step of the way!
The annual extravaganza of Forbidden Fruit signals the start of festival season – and the schedule has never been busier. This amazing app is the ultimate when it comes to staying ahead of the game; from alerts when your favourite artists are around, to in-app ticketing to make sure you don’t miss out, you’ll be rockin’ through the weekend – and all summer long…
VIRGIN TV ANYWHERE
You might have heard there’s a big game this weekend; the small matter of the UEFA Champions League Final. Of course, not everyone is going to be stationed on the sofa in time for kick-off – which is why this app, already something of a must-have for Virgin TV customers, will be extra important! Goals on the go? What more could you need…
The largest gardening festival comes into its own this weekend in Phoenix Park – and if you’re anything like us, then might need a little help telling your hydrangeas from your hyacinths! This nifty number uses international experts to help you identify what it is you’re admiring – meaning your summer strolls will never be the same again!
TFI CYCLE PLANNER
If the summer means getting into your saddle, then Transport for Ireland’s dedicated service for pedal pushers is a no-brainer. With tips on the best routes in areas around Ireland – as well as cracking route planning that allows you to avoid everything from traffic to testing hills – it’s a surefire hit for cyclists across the land…
Make the most of your weekend with Virgin Mobile’s fantastic phones and perfect plans; click here to find out more!