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Mar 12

St. Patrick’s Day Apps


Did you know the color originally associated with Saint Patrick was blue? Yeah, back in whenever, whatever happened and there was blue. Let’s be real. None of us really care about the history of Saint Patrick’s Day. What we really care about is that it’s one of the biggest party days of the year. With the help of some great apps on your mobile device, St. Patrick’s Day can be all the better.

Lucky Dance

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This free app is sure to get you in the spirit. First, create your own custom St. Patty’s avatar using a picture on your phone. Then, choose between some Irish jigs or select a song from your mobile device. All that’s left is to enjoy as your creation dances to the tunes.

Irish Music Radio FM

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What St. Patrick’s day is complete without Celtic music? For $1.99, get the party started in style. The Radio station provides all the music you need: Celtic, Irish rock and contemporary, jigs, and drinking songs.

Irish Slang Dictionary

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Are you a serious fan of the Irish holiday? Then try out the Irish Slang Dictionary app for $0.99. Search and translate Irish idioms, and mark your favorites for later. With this fun app, you certainly won’t have to take guff from any gurriers.

BrewGene

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You’ll want this free app if you’re celebrating with a night out. Use your location to search for bars nearby. But, BrewGene does more than just that. Rate drinks you’ve tried and BrewGene will search for a pub in the area with your preferences. It’ll even suggest new drinks you may enjoy.

iShots Irish Edition

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Your St. Patrick’s day is sure to be an adventure with iShots Irish Edition for $0.99. At the press of a button, or the shake of the phone, it’ll randomly generate a drink from over 20 Irish specialties. Take it out with you and try something new this Saint Patrick’s day.

Taxi Magic

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This free app is a must for those spending the night on the town. Book a ride home with this integrated taxi dispatch system. You can even text a cab to come pick you up. This nifty app also lets you track the arrival of your taxi and charge the ride to your credit card. Convenience and safety in one app.

In case you were wondering about the whole switch from blue to green deal, it has to do with the shamrock, the 1798 Irish rebellion, and the general greenness of Ireland. St. Patrick used the clover to explain the holy trinity; soldiers of the Irish rebellion wore green uniforms instead of wearing a shamrock on their lapels; and foreign nations celebrating St.Patty’s day identify Ireland with the color green. Who cares, right? With all these fantastic apps on your mobile device, you’ll be able to do what’s really important on Saint Patrick’s day – serious partying.



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