Discover the National Botanic Gardens at Glasnevin
There are over 30 fascinating stories in this app, which features audio guided tours of the historic gardens and glasshouses at Glasnevin. Among other things, you’ll hear about vicious plants that can eat sheep, the philosopher's stone, and the loneliest plant in the world, all to the accompaniment of Thomas Moore’s famous song, The Last Rose of Summer, grows in the garden. Take the app tour around the Glasnevin gardens, or enjoy the stories wherever you are.
Green tour: explore the historic glasshouses and Great Palm House, for fascinating stories about exotic plants.
Yellow tour: an easy-going stroll around some of the garden’s historic highlights, including a poetic avenue of 300-year-old yew trees.
Red tour: this route takes you to the river and back, and features wildlife, plant hunting, and even some philosophy.
These audio tours are free to download below, and as free smart phone apps Android here and iPhone here.