Statistically, today, 2nd December is the 2nd best date in December to shop in Dublin.

Try shopping from 9am-12pm and 7pm-9pm for quieter times.

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE BEST SHOPPING DATES

Ah, it’s not too bad now in all fairness.

Gimme another line like this one

Be there the split-second those shutters go up
with this handy list of opening times.

Shopping Centre Hours Open
Arnotts 09:00 - 21:00
Jervis 09:00 - 20:00
George's St Arcade 09:00 - 18:30
CHQ Xmas Market Closed
Brown Thomas 09:00 - 21:00
Stephen's Green 09:00 - 20:00
Dundrum 09:00 - 21:00

Foil those pesky clampers by ensuring that there is a nice spacious, legit spot waiting for you before you head in.

Overall Car Park
Availability

Northside Car Park
Availability

Southside Car Park
Availability

Northside Car Park Availability

Parnell Centre

256
244

Ilac Shopping Centre

777
223

Jervis Shopping Centre

650
360

Arnotts

200
150

Clerys

147
465

Irish Life Centre

204
145

Southside Car Park Availability

Thomas St.

242

Christ Church

81
131

Setanta Place

9
216

Dawson St.

220
150

Trinity

154
219

Stephen's Green

774
353

Drury St

211
254

Brown Thomas

245
135

Legend:

Available car park spaces
Occupied car park spaces

The average free-flow journey times for the M50 are 23 minutes Southbound, and 24 minutes Northbound.

If you are planning on nipping into town using the good old M50, the current journey times are:

Northbound

79

MINS

Southbound

57

MINS

Pretend that you are the Overlord Of The Highways by taking a gander at all the roads leading into Dublin. This is more entertaining than most reality TV shows.

M1 / Balbriggan

M50 / Ballinteer

M50 / Edmondstown

M50 / Firhouse

View all traffic cams

M50 / Tallaght

M50 / Greenhills Park

M50 / Ballymount

M50 / Red Cow

M50 / Red Cow Slip

Naas road / Newlands cross

M50 / Lucan

M50 / Blanchardstown Roundabout

M50 / South of Finglas Roundabout

M50 / Ballymun

M50 / Coolock Lane / Port Tunnel

M1 / M50

N32 / Malahide Rd

M1 / Airport

M1 / Drynam

M1 / Malahide Estuary

M1 / Lissenhall

Dame St from Civic Offices

John's Road / SCR

John's Road West

Pearse Street

Samuel Beckett Bridge

Sir John Rogersons Quay

Harolds Cross Bridge

Longmile Rd

N11 / Fosters

N11 / MtMerrion

N11 / TreesRd

N11 / Kilmacud Rd

N11 at Newtownpark Ave

N11 / Kill Lane

N11 / Clonkeen

N11 / Johnstown

N11 / Wyattville

Cabra Rd

The Quays from Liberty Hall

North Quays from Civic Offices

O'Connell Bridge

North Wall Quay

Dublin Port Tunnel Toll Plaza

Guild Street / Mayor Street

Guild Street / Seville Place

Drumcondra Road

North Strand Rd

Constitution Hill

Keep an eye on all the latest updates so you don’t end up getting stuck waiting at your stop for ages engaging in awkward small talk with a complete randomer.

Out fox all those lazy drivers by cycling in. The downside is it might be a bit harder to get all your swag home.

Find availability for all stations

Bikes availability per station

Barrow Street

2
38

Benson Street

2
38

Blackhall Place

16
14

Blessington Street

2
18

Bolton Street

4
16

Brookfield Road

4
26

Cathal Brugha Street

4
16

Charlemont Street

19
21

Chatham Street

2
27

Christchurch Place

20

City Quay

20
9

Clonmel Street

3
30

Collins Barracks Museum

38

Convention Centre

40

Custom House

29
1

Custom House Quay

19
11

Dame Street

9
7

Denmark Street Great

20

Deverell Place

14
16

Earlsfort Terrace

1
29

Eccles Street

10
10

Eccles Street East

4
23

Emmet Road

15
25

Exchequer Street

24

Excise Walk

26
14

Fenian Street

22
13

Fitzwilliam Square East

5
35

Fitzwilliam Square West

17
12

Fownes Street Upper

28
2

Francis Street

8
22

Frederick Street South

2
28

Georges Quay

5
15

Golden Lane

1
19

Grand Canal Dock

2
38

Grantham Street

6
24

Grattan Street

13
10

Greek Street

20

Guild Street

19
21

Hanover Quay

4
36

Harcourt Terrace

2
18

Hardwicke Place

2
23

Hardwicke Street

3
13

Hatch Street

36

Herbert Place

13
17

Herbert Street

3
37

Heuston Bridge (North)

30
10

Heuston Bridge (South)

25

Heuston Station (Car Park)

31
9

Heuston Station (Central)

40

High Street

29

James Street

5
35

James Street East

20
10

Jervis Street

8
13

John Street West

4
27

Kevin Street

2
38

Kilmainham Gaol

29
11

Kilmainham Lane

11
19

King Street North

4
26

Leinster Street South

7
23

Lime Street

6
34

Market Street South

5
33

Mater Hospital

14
26

Merrion Square East

24
6

Merrion Square West

17
3

Molesworth Street

20

Mount Brown

10
12

Mount Street Lower

2
38

Mountjoy Square West

10
20

New Central Bank

11
29

Newman House

40

North Circular Road

19
11

Oliver Bond Street

6
24

Ormond Quay Upper

10
19

Parkgate Street

26
12

Parnell Square North

1
19

Parnell Street

1
19

Pearse Street

15
15

Portobello Harbour

11
19

Portobello Road

11
19

Princes Street / O'Connell Street

21
1

Rothe Abbey

13
22

Royal Hospital

5
35

Sandwith Street

9
31

Sir Patrick's Dun

3
37

Smithfield

7
23

Smithfield North

20
10

South Dock Road

21
9

St James Hospital (Luas)

27
13

St. James Hospital (Central)

10
30

St. Stephen's Green East

16
24

St. Stephen's Green South

30

Strand Street Great

28
7

Talbot Street

34
6

The Point

5
35

Townsend Street

19
1

Upper Sherrard Street

5
25

Western Way

2
38

Wilton Terrace

4
16

Wolfe Tone Street

7
22

York Street East

3
29

York Street West

8
32

Legend:

Available Dublin Bikes
Available bike stands

Like everyone else, bikes love to get locked at Christmas.
Fasten yours to one of these official bike stands.

The data used in this project is all Open Data, which is available online in multiple formats. In the Company of Huskies would like to thank Dublin City Council, Dublin City BID, Dublinked.ie and Transport Infrastructure Ireland for providing all of this data and for releasing it as Open Data.

Dublin Historic Footfall – from Dublin City BID, via the datasets on dublinked.ie
Car Park Availability – from Dublin City Council, via their datasets on dublinked.ie.
M50 Journey times – From Transport Infrastructure Ireland, via their datasets on data.gov.ie.
Traffic Cams – from Dublin City Council.
Dublin Bikes Availability – from Dublin City Council, via their datasets on dublinked.ie.