Monthly Archives: January 2018

How Long Will José Last At United

By Ryan Corry | January 22, 2018 | (No) | 152
A short-term answer. That was the phrase used wide and large by pundits, writers and fans alike when ‘The manager formerly known as the Special One’ was announced as the successor to Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson had departed. David Moyes had been pushed out while Louis Van Gaal was simply nudged off the winner’s podium in Wembley following his 2016 FA Cup win. José Mourinho’s arrival was another one of football’s very poorly kept secrets, a lot of which seem ..

7 Great Causes To Get Behind in 2018

By Tahlia Peppard | January 21, 2018 | (No) | 43
Looking for a great way to make your 2018 one of the best years yet. Then what better way to make a difference than by dedicating your spare time to help make the world a better place or help people and animals who may struggling. You never know how your actions may affect someone or something else. And the great thing about this is that it doesn’t have to be limited to Ireland, you can get involved from anywhere. Who knows? This may even be an idea for a late New Year’s resolution. The ..

The Best Irish Health & Wellbeing Events in 2018

By Alannah Kenny | January 20, 2018 | (No) | 1944
If there is one New Year’s resolution that you are guaranteed never to regret, it is looking after yourself and taking the time to maintain a healthy body and mind. We live in a world that is becoming increasingly pressurised and it’s easy to neglect our mental and physical wellbeing as a result. Thankfully there will be plenty of special events set up around the country this year that can help everyone to hone these skills. The events differ greatly to cater for everyone so there can be no ..

10 Ways to Improve Your Bedroom on a Budget

By Zuzanna Piasek | January 18, 2018 | (No) | 174
Everyone gets to that point where they just need a change in their life, so what better way than to design your bedroom whatever way you want. I have done this plenty of times and you should too! So here we go, 10 ways to improve your bedroom without breaking the bank! 1. Stylish Throw Pillows Whether you do your shopping on websites such as Wish or prefer to pop into Penneys or Ikea, throw pillows are a great way to add a bit of colour to your bedroom. You can choose from big comfy ones, pictur..

Will The Beard Stay In Fashion In 2018

By Stephen Kierans | January 14, 2018 | (No) | 309
Growing a beard has strangely become a worldwide “trend” within the past five years. For something that is so easily obtained and literally grows on us, we are treating it like it is a new toy we have all gotten and want to showcase it to almost everyone. We’ve been questioning if the end is coming for 2 years now at The Sharpe (Will 2016 See The End Of The Beard? & Is 2017 Really The End Of The Beard?) so will 2018 be any different? The Beginning It is not a coincidence that this..

The Best Of The January Transfer Window So Far

By Evan Coughlan | January 12, 2018 | (No) | 284
Over the past couple of years, the January transfer window has lost some of its charm. Even Sky Sports don’t really seem to care that much about it until Deadline Day itself. However, the January transfer window can really change a side’s season for the better, or for the worse. A team can end up selling their best player to a rival club, Fernando Torres to Chelsea comes to mind here, but in fairness his best days were behind him! Or you could end up buying a player who completely transfo..

5 Irish Festivals Worth Getting to This January

By Zuzanna Piasek | January 11, 2018 | (No) | 2885
January can feel like a daunting month for some after the festivities of Christmas. So, to calm those January blues, we are bringing you a range of great Irish festivals this January. Whether you fancy some delicious vegan food, an afternoon of anime or music in the moonlight, there’s plenty of ways to kick off the new year with a bang. If you want to start your 2018 in style, be sure to try out some of these festivals over the next few weeks. 1. Akumakon Akumakon is an anime and manga co..

10 Simple New Years Resolutions to Make in 2018

By Tahlia Peppard | January 9, 2018 | (No) | 151
Now that we’ve all triumphantly eaten and drank our way into 2018, it may be time to start thinking of some simple small New Years resolutions. The 1st of January would just be too early to deal with this type of positive thinking. Now, we’re not going to tell you to cut down on sugar and chocolate, this is more practical and focused on things that you can achieve by building a new habit. Walking Simple. Just go for a walk 3 times a week for at least 20 minutes or so. Not only is it go..

7 Snapchat Hacks That Will Make Your Story Stand Out

By Zuzanna Piasek | January 6, 2018 | (No) | 390
Over the past few years, Snapchat has become one of the most common apps that you’ll find on a modern day smartphone. There’s no doubting that the image and multimedia messaging app is packed full of awesome features. Even though many of us use Snapchat every day, there are lots of cool things you probably haven’t discovered yet. If you’re wondering how your Snapchat friends have gotten so damn creative, well wonder no more, because we’re here to teach you how to be..

2018 FA Cup: Who’ll Be This Year’s Giant Killers?

By Evan Coughlan | January 5, 2018 | (No) | 324
So after weeks of being spoiled with game after game of Premier League action, we now find ourselves with even more football to tuck into this weekend, with the return of the FA Cup. ACCAs at the ready lads! Yes, the world’s oldest cup competition has lost some of its lustre over the last decade or so, but traditionally the 3rd round of the cup is the most exciting round of the competition due to the chance of a famous cup upset potentially taking place. What you’ll most likely find before ..

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Monthly Archives: January 2018

How Long Will José Last At United

By Ryan Corry | January 22, 2018 | (No) | 152
A short-term answer. That was the phrase used wide and large by pundits, writers and fans alike when ‘The manager formerly known as the Special One’ was announced as the successor to Louis Van Gaal at Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson had departed. David Moyes had been pushed out while Louis Van Gaal was simply nudged off the winner’s podium in Wembley following his 2016 FA Cup win. José Mourinho’s arrival was another one of football’s very poorly kept secrets, a lot of which seem ..

7 Great Causes To Get Behind in 2018

By Tahlia Peppard | January 21, 2018 | (No) | 43
Looking for a great way to make your 2018 one of the best years yet. Then what better way to make a difference than by dedicating your spare time to help make the world a better place or help people and animals who may struggling. You never know how your actions may affect someone or something else. And the great thing about this is that it doesn’t have to be limited to Ireland, you can get involved from anywhere. Who knows? This may even be an idea for a late New Year’s resolution. The ..

The Best Irish Health & Wellbeing Events in 2018

By Alannah Kenny | January 20, 2018 | (No) | 1944
If there is one New Year’s resolution that you are guaranteed never to regret, it is looking after yourself and taking the time to maintain a healthy body and mind. We live in a world that is becoming increasingly pressurised and it’s easy to neglect our mental and physical wellbeing as a result. Thankfully there will be plenty of special events set up around the country this year that can help everyone to hone these skills. The events differ greatly to cater for everyone so there can be no ..

10 Ways to Improve Your Bedroom on a Budget

By Zuzanna Piasek | January 18, 2018 | (No) | 174
Everyone gets to that point where they just need a change in their life, so what better way than to design your bedroom whatever way you want. I have done this plenty of times and you should too! So here we go, 10 ways to improve your bedroom without breaking the bank! 1. Stylish Throw Pillows Whether you do your shopping on websites such as Wish or prefer to pop into Penneys or Ikea, throw pillows are a great way to add a bit of colour to your bedroom. You can choose from big comfy ones, pictur..

Will The Beard Stay In Fashion In 2018

By Stephen Kierans | January 14, 2018 | (No) | 309
Growing a beard has strangely become a worldwide “trend” within the past five years. For something that is so easily obtained and literally grows on us, we are treating it like it is a new toy we have all gotten and want to showcase it to almost everyone. We’ve been questioning if the end is coming for 2 years now at The Sharpe (Will 2016 See The End Of The Beard? & Is 2017 Really The End Of The Beard?) so will 2018 be any different? The Beginning It is not a coincidence that this..

The Best Of The January Transfer Window So Far

By Evan Coughlan | January 12, 2018 | (No) | 284
Over the past couple of years, the January transfer window has lost some of its charm. Even Sky Sports don’t really seem to care that much about it until Deadline Day itself. However, the January transfer window can really change a side’s season for the better, or for the worse. A team can end up selling their best player to a rival club, Fernando Torres to Chelsea comes to mind here, but in fairness his best days were behind him! Or you could end up buying a player who completely transfo..

5 Irish Festivals Worth Getting to This January

By Zuzanna Piasek | January 11, 2018 | (No) | 2885
January can feel like a daunting month for some after the festivities of Christmas. So, to calm those January blues, we are bringing you a range of great Irish festivals this January. Whether you fancy some delicious vegan food, an afternoon of anime or music in the moonlight, there’s plenty of ways to kick off the new year with a bang. If you want to start your 2018 in style, be sure to try out some of these festivals over the next few weeks. 1. Akumakon Akumakon is an anime and manga co..

10 Simple New Years Resolutions to Make in 2018

By Tahlia Peppard | January 9, 2018 | (No) | 151
Now that we’ve all triumphantly eaten and drank our way into 2018, it may be time to start thinking of some simple small New Years resolutions. The 1st of January would just be too early to deal with this type of positive thinking. Now, we’re not going to tell you to cut down on sugar and chocolate, this is more practical and focused on things that you can achieve by building a new habit. Walking Simple. Just go for a walk 3 times a week for at least 20 minutes or so. Not only is it go..

7 Snapchat Hacks That Will Make Your Story Stand Out

By Zuzanna Piasek | January 6, 2018 | (No) | 390
Over the past few years, Snapchat has become one of the most common apps that you’ll find on a modern day smartphone. There’s no doubting that the image and multimedia messaging app is packed full of awesome features. Even though many of us use Snapchat every day, there are lots of cool things you probably haven’t discovered yet. If you’re wondering how your Snapchat friends have gotten so damn creative, well wonder no more, because we’re here to teach you how to be..

2018 FA Cup: Who’ll Be This Year’s Giant Killers?

By Evan Coughlan | January 5, 2018 | (No) | 324
So after weeks of being spoiled with game after game of Premier League action, we now find ourselves with even more football to tuck into this weekend, with the return of the FA Cup. ACCAs at the ready lads! Yes, the world’s oldest cup competition has lost some of its lustre over the last decade or so, but traditionally the 3rd round of the cup is the most exciting round of the competition due to the chance of a famous cup upset potentially taking place. What you’ll most likely find before ..

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