The businesses of Dublin need the support of our community.

So many people, families and businesses have been affected by COVID-19 and the closures that were necessary for all of our safety. Support Dublin is a place for us to get together, find the best way to support our favourite local businesses and initiatives and do our bit to strengthen our community.

The businesses of Dublin need the support of our community.

So many people, families and businesses have been affected by COVID-19 and the closures that were necessary for all of our safety. Support Dublin is a place for us to get together, find the best way to support our favourite local businesses and initiatives and do our bit to strengthen our community.

Support a Local Business

Under each tab below are our local businesses, those run by our friends, our families and our neighbours. Information on supporting these businesses is beside each. This might be leaving an online review, ordering online or sharing a referral. Each business has different needs and different ways you can help.

2CONNECT.IE
Singles Events

We bring love to people’s lives. Finding love is a huge challenge today! Young to old all are experiencing social disconnection and all the old ways of meeting new loves have disappeared. But look around the corner, there are people meeting and connecting. Interestingly it’s all happening outside which is a good thing as you get to see people in real light of day!

We are super busy matching all age groups and arranging dates in parks, outdoor cafes and hiking events. Romance is alive and everyone deserves love, so talk to the matchmaking experts at 2CONNECT.IE and they will guide you on your dating journey. Give someone the gift of love!

We arrange real world face-to-face dates and have an amazing offer for anyone single, separated, divorced or widowed. For a limited time we are offering 3 Real World Face-to-Face dates for only €99. This normally costs €500 but we have a massive singles database and can match people quickly.

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Abbey Theatre
Theatre

We’re Going Online

In the theatre community we physically come together to create and share our work. The social distancing in place at the moment stops us from doing this, but this will not stop us creating opportunities to hear and share Ireland’s artistic voice. 

Dear Ireland

In these unprecedented times, we have invited 50 writers from around the country each to write a monologue, to be performed by 50 actors. The writers include Blindboy, Deirdre Kinahan, Rosaleen McDonagh, Frank McGuinness, Enda Walsh & Carmel Winters. All of Dear Ireland’s 50 writers will be announced next week and the 50 actors will be announced in due course. In April, we will present each recorded piece of work on our digital channels, capturing a moment in time to share our thoughts through creative conversation. More information will be available here. We hope you will join us.

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Bohemian FC
Football Club

Dublin’s originals. The People’s Club since 1890. Bohemian FC are a football club in Dublin, who compete in the Premier Division of the League of Ireland, and are the oldest League of Ireland club in continuous existence.

There are a few ways to support Bohemian FC while large gatherings such as sporting events are on hold. See links below!

Purchase membership | view team store | gift vouchers | instagram

Deutsche Boarding Kennels & Cattery
Boarding Kennels & Cattery

Our luxury boarding kennels and catteries provide a healthy, happy, comfortable environment for your feline and canine friends. We are located in the outskirts of the quiet village of Garristown, Dublin and are set within two acres of rural farmland.

We offer only the best facilities and highest level in comfort and care and with our experience and trained team you can enjoy your holiday knowing your cat or dog is being well looked after.

Ashbourne, Ratoath, Oldtown, the M50, M2, Dublin Airport are conveniently situated close-by.

We are helping our front line health professionals by offering free short-term boarding services for their cats and dogs.

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Drury Court Hotel
Boutique Hotel

Drury Court Hotel is an independent, family-run boutique hotel with just 42 rooms and 6 apartments, located in the very heart of the city centre: Grafton Street is only 3 minutes on foot, with Temple Bar a 500 metre stroll away. We are known for our warm welcome and tailored service- with enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff offering the best local tips for Dublin and its surrounding area.

Our 3 star hotel offers spacious and comfortable rooms, upgraded this year to offer air conditioning throughout: making us the perfect spot to return to after a busy day of business or sightseeing.

We are currently doing our best to stick by our staff and loyal guests in these difficult times and so remain open for essential business. We have updated all areas of our operation to focus on key hygiene and disinfectant practices- and all staff are up to date with latest government initiatives. Please do contact us directly for our best available rates, offers and any special requests that we might be able to accommodate: whether this be with parking, self-isolation measures or hygiene queries.

We also have a 24-hour team on hand to help out with any bookings for future dates, in brighter times, and are offering a 15% direct booking discount for anyone mentioning SUPPORT DUBLIN via email (reservations@drurycourthotel.ie) or telephone (+353 1 475 1988).

Please do book directly if at all possible: it really makes all the difference to independent hotels such as ourselves.

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The Fleet Street Hotel
Boutique Hotel

The Fleet Street Hotel are temporarily closed, but have vouchers at 10% off for you to gift a loved one for a night in Dublin city centre. Get yours here!

During the closure, our reservations and events team will still be contactable by email reservations@fleetstreethotel.com or by phone +353 1 670 8124 if you have any queries.

We greatly appreciate your support during this un-precedented time, and we look forward to opening our doors soon and welcoming our Guests again in the future.

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Gah! The Gaelic Sports App
Gaelic Sports App

GAH! is the definitive companion sports app for Gaelic football (GAA & LGFA), hurling and camogie for fans all across the world.

While we’re all sitting at home, trying to do our bit to stop this mad virus, we’ve done a few new things for the app. We’ve added a news feature to keep you up-to-date on latest developments in gaelic sports. You can also check out the app to see the daily schedule of classic games on TG4 and eir Sport and watch some of the most iconic gaelic football and hurling matches ever.

Gah.ie | Get it on Google Play | Download from the App Store

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Irish Whiskey Museum
Whiskey Museum

The Irish Whiskey Museum is a visitor attraction situated on Grafton St opposite the main gates of Trinity College.  Opened in November 2014, it is a family run business, independent from the drinks industry. The Irish Whiskey Museum tells the unbiased history of the whiskey industry in Ireland and offers fully guided tours and whiskey tastings daily from 10am to 6pm.  All tours include a whiskey tasting masterclass with a minimum of three samples from different distilleries.  The tours are interactive and fun.

The Irish Whiskey Museum has launched The Whiskey Lock-In, live premium whiskey tastings that happen every Friday night 8-9PM from 29th May. These innovative online events include four carefully curated miniature whiskeys delivered to the guests’ doors in time for kick-off along with a souvenir Irish Whiskey Museum shot glass.  Within the current climate, virtual experiences are all the rage and this fits the bill perfectly. As an added extra, since the Irish Whiskey Museum is an Irish owned company, it’s also a chance to support local while having a great night in!

Tickets available from our website on www.irishwhiskeymusuem.ie

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Liffey Medical
Liffey Medical GP Surgery

Liffey Medical is a new GP practice in Dublin’s north inner city at 8A, Little Britain Street Dublin 1 / Dublin 7. As a new medical clinic, we have immediate availability and are accepting new patients. Cost of consultation is €50. We want to make health care as convenient and accessible as possible and guarantee same day appointments, as well as walk in appointments for medical emergencies. Our friendly, compassionate and Irish trained and registered GPs offer the usual full range of General Practice services, in addition to other special services. Located in the heart of Dublin city centre, we are just off Capel street within walking distance of Henry Street.

After 6 months planning, Liffey Medical GP Surgery opened on the 18th March 2020. Into the largest health crisis in Irish history. It has been a very unusual start to any practice and we are trying to get our name out there. We are located on Little Britain street, Dublin 7.

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Little Museum of Dublin
Museum of Dublin History

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Little Museum is currently closed.

To support our team, please buy a Solidarity Ticket today. Valid for two years, this special ticket can be redeemed once for any tour after the museum reopens.

The Little Museum of Dublin is a registered charity, CHY 19825.

Click here to support us now.

Stay safe, folks. Love from all of us to all of you.

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Studenthouse.com
Student Accommodation Marketplace

Ireland’s leading student accommodation marketplace. Over 8,500 rooms across Dublin, Cork, Galway and Belfast. Wide range of additional student services also offered as well as student discounts and jobs.

We support Irish and international students when seeking student housing and discounts. Irish based platform supporting local Irish business via our student house club.

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