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Fun Family Friendly Activities to do in Kilkenny

By Tahlia Peppard May 10, 2018 (No)
As most of you know, Kilkenny is a province of Leinster in our little modest country. Kilkenny is sometimes known as The Marble City. It’s a well preserved medieval town and grew from a monastic settlement to a thriving Norman merchant town in the Middle Ages. However, I’m not here to discuss Kilkenny’s ancient history, in today’s article, I will be talking about the fun family activities you can get up to in the beautiful town of Kilkenny. Castlecomer Discovery Park Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a beautiful 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. It […]

Great Pranks You Can Pull on April Fool’s Day

By Tahlia Peppard March 30, 2018 (No)
As I’m sure most of you are aware, April Fool’s Day falls on Easter Sunday this year and the general consensus from most people is that it’s just plain ironic. So in case you’ve been living under a rock, I will briefly explain the idea of April Fool’s. It’s a day when people go around playing pranks on one another and the victim of the prank is known as the April Fools. Toothpaste Oreo For this first prank, you have to be super prepared and really sell what you’re offering. It’s really simple; buy a pack of Oreo’s and gentle open them up, without breaking them and scrape off the white […]

9 TV Shows You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time With

By Tahlia Peppard February 10, 2018 (No)
We all know time is money and because of that you don’t want to be wasting your time with TV shows that aren’t particularly good or aren’t highly rated. With more A-list stars, directors, and producers creating television than ever before, many are calling this the next golden age of TV. But regardless of who’s involved, there are bound to be some shows that don’t shine quite as brightly. So in today’s article, I’ll be giving you a heads up on 9 TV shows that you shouldn’t bother watching and wasting your time with. DOUBT “Doubt,” which has already been cancelled, followed Katherine Heigl’s character, defense attorney Sadie Ellis, and […]

7 Must See TV Shows & Films Coming to Netflix in February

By Zuzanna Piasek January 31, 2018 (No)
Don’t you just hate it when all your TV shows go on that winter break and you are stuck wondering what to watch. There’s lots of new shows on offer this February and a few films too, so you can really mix it up a bit. If you’re just about to start on a slightly depressing Friends binge for the 99th time, hold on a minute! We have seven of the best films and TV shows coming to Netflix in February that are definitely worth more of your time.  1. Altered Carbon This upcoming sci fi series guarantees to have you stuck to your screen. Based on the 2002 novel […]

5 Sports Stars You Should Be Following On Social Media: Part 1

By Evan Coughlan January 29, 2018 (No)
With over 2 billion active Facebook users, the social media site created by Jesse Eisenberg Mark Zuckerberg, has become the place where an entire generation of people get their news and keep up to date with their favourite celebrities and sports stars. Every sports star has a Facebook page nowadays, unfortunately very much like Twitter, some sport stars only use their Facebook page to shill their latest merchandise. Well this list is going to steer you slightly away from that, as we here at The Sharpe tell you about the top 5 sports stars you should start following on Facebook. 1. Marcel Desailly A bit out of left field to […]

The Best Christmas Traditions from All over the World

By Tahlia Peppard December 21, 2017 (No)
Since we’re getting closer and closer to the big day, I thought in today’s article I could discuss different Christmas traditions from all over the world. Usually, we’re so wrapped up in our own lives and what we’re doing on Christmas that we forget everyone celebrates it in their own way and has different ways of doing so. Some of these traditions are really interesting and maybe for Christmas 2018 (as if we can all think that far ahead), you should consider visiting a different place. GHANA People in Ghana celebrate Christmas from the 20th of December to the first week in January with lots of different activities. Christmas Eve […]

7 Fantastic Cinema Releases to See This Christmas

By Zuzanna Piasek December 15, 2017 (No)
Christmas really is one of the best times of the year to head to the cinema. Plenty of free time on your hands and what better way to enjoy it than seeing a good movie with your family and friends. If you pick out a decent location, then why not head for some festive shopping afterwards and make a day of it. We at The Sharpe are going to count down seven of the very best cinema releases coming out this Christmas and New Year. 1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle This one took a lot of people by surprise, a remake of the 1995 comedy with the legenday Robin […]

The Ultimate Guide For Black Friday Bargins

By Alannah Kenny November 22, 2017 (No)
Calling all Irish bargain hunters, the 2017 Black Friday sales are almost upon us! Yes, it’s that time of year when people worldwide go absolutely bonkers over a kettle in a shopping haze that makes ‘The Walking Dead’ zombies look tame. On Friday November 24th, expect large crowds of people scrambling to get that 20% deal with many major retailers taking part. What is Black Friday? So who are we to blame for this shopping madness that has seemingly gripped the nation over the past few years? Well the earliest usage of the term dates back to Philadelphia in the 1960’s. Back then, shopkeepers suddenly went from being ‘in the […]

5 Netflix Shows That You Need to Start Watching

By Evan Coughlan September 20, 2017 (No)
Netflix has become the go to streaming site in Ireland over the past few years, with pretty much everybody having their own Netflix account, or cheekily using someone else’s password, hang your head in shame lads! If you use Netflix for streaming the latest must watch show or for a bit of Netflix ‘n’ Chill with your significant other, one thing you know for certain is that you spend most of your time wondering what to actually watch! Well stop wasting precious time scrolling through genres and playing games of ‘Nope ,seen that’, because we at The Sharpe are going to tell you about the Netflix shows that you need to be […]

10 Things That Every Student Will Experience On A J1

By Ryan Grace July 26, 2017 (No)
Every year, over 8,000 Irish students take the trip of a lifetime that is a J1 to the US. It’s an opportunity to travel across the world, meet new people, experience American culture, and above all; make your summer an unforgettable experience. By now you’ll have seen countless articles online listing all the things you need to know before you board your flight; unlocking your phone, opening a US bank account, applying for your tax return etc etc. However there are plenty of other (and frankly more important) things to consider before you hit the road. Here are 10 things that every student will experience on a J1! The Emotional […]

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Fun Family Friendly Activities to do in Kilkenny

By Tahlia Peppard May 10, 2018 (No)
As most of you know, Kilkenny is a province of Leinster in our little modest country. Kilkenny is sometimes known as The Marble City. It’s a well preserved medieval town and grew from a monastic settlement to a thriving Norman merchant town in the Middle Ages. However, I’m not here to discuss Kilkenny’s ancient history, in today’s article, I will be talking about the fun family activities you can get up to in the beautiful town of Kilkenny. Castlecomer Discovery Park Castlecomer Discovery Park is a young park, opened since 2007. Set in a beautiful 80 acre woodland, Castlecomer Discovery Park boasts an exciting range of recreational and educational activities. It […]

Great Pranks You Can Pull on April Fool’s Day

By Tahlia Peppard March 30, 2018 (No)
As I’m sure most of you are aware, April Fool’s Day falls on Easter Sunday this year and the general consensus from most people is that it’s just plain ironic. So in case you’ve been living under a rock, I will briefly explain the idea of April Fool’s. It’s a day when people go around playing pranks on one another and the victim of the prank is known as the April Fools. Toothpaste Oreo For this first prank, you have to be super prepared and really sell what you’re offering. It’s really simple; buy a pack of Oreo’s and gentle open them up, without breaking them and scrape off the white […]

9 TV Shows You Shouldn’t Waste Your Time With

By Tahlia Peppard February 10, 2018 (No)
We all know time is money and because of that you don’t want to be wasting your time with TV shows that aren’t particularly good or aren’t highly rated. With more A-list stars, directors, and producers creating television than ever before, many are calling this the next golden age of TV. But regardless of who’s involved, there are bound to be some shows that don’t shine quite as brightly. So in today’s article, I’ll be giving you a heads up on 9 TV shows that you shouldn’t bother watching and wasting your time with. DOUBT “Doubt,” which has already been cancelled, followed Katherine Heigl’s character, defense attorney Sadie Ellis, and […]

7 Must See TV Shows & Films Coming to Netflix in February

By Zuzanna Piasek January 31, 2018 (No)
Don’t you just hate it when all your TV shows go on that winter break and you are stuck wondering what to watch. There’s lots of new shows on offer this February and a few films too, so you can really mix it up a bit. If you’re just about to start on a slightly depressing Friends binge for the 99th time, hold on a minute! We have seven of the best films and TV shows coming to Netflix in February that are definitely worth more of your time.  1. Altered Carbon This upcoming sci fi series guarantees to have you stuck to your screen. Based on the 2002 novel […]

5 Sports Stars You Should Be Following On Social Media: Part 1

By Evan Coughlan January 29, 2018 (No)
With over 2 billion active Facebook users, the social media site created by Jesse Eisenberg Mark Zuckerberg, has become the place where an entire generation of people get their news and keep up to date with their favourite celebrities and sports stars. Every sports star has a Facebook page nowadays, unfortunately very much like Twitter, some sport stars only use their Facebook page to shill their latest merchandise. Well this list is going to steer you slightly away from that, as we here at The Sharpe tell you about the top 5 sports stars you should start following on Facebook. 1. Marcel Desailly A bit out of left field to […]

The Best Christmas Traditions from All over the World

By Tahlia Peppard December 21, 2017 (No)
Since we’re getting closer and closer to the big day, I thought in today’s article I could discuss different Christmas traditions from all over the world. Usually, we’re so wrapped up in our own lives and what we’re doing on Christmas that we forget everyone celebrates it in their own way and has different ways of doing so. Some of these traditions are really interesting and maybe for Christmas 2018 (as if we can all think that far ahead), you should consider visiting a different place. GHANA People in Ghana celebrate Christmas from the 20th of December to the first week in January with lots of different activities. Christmas Eve […]

7 Fantastic Cinema Releases to See This Christmas

By Zuzanna Piasek December 15, 2017 (No)
Christmas really is one of the best times of the year to head to the cinema. Plenty of free time on your hands and what better way to enjoy it than seeing a good movie with your family and friends. If you pick out a decent location, then why not head for some festive shopping afterwards and make a day of it. We at The Sharpe are going to count down seven of the very best cinema releases coming out this Christmas and New Year. 1. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle This one took a lot of people by surprise, a remake of the 1995 comedy with the legenday Robin […]

The Ultimate Guide For Black Friday Bargins

By Alannah Kenny November 22, 2017 (No)
Calling all Irish bargain hunters, the 2017 Black Friday sales are almost upon us! Yes, it’s that time of year when people worldwide go absolutely bonkers over a kettle in a shopping haze that makes ‘The Walking Dead’ zombies look tame. On Friday November 24th, expect large crowds of people scrambling to get that 20% deal with many major retailers taking part. What is Black Friday? So who are we to blame for this shopping madness that has seemingly gripped the nation over the past few years? Well the earliest usage of the term dates back to Philadelphia in the 1960’s. Back then, shopkeepers suddenly went from being ‘in the […]

5 Netflix Shows That You Need to Start Watching

By Evan Coughlan September 20, 2017 (No)
Netflix has become the go to streaming site in Ireland over the past few years, with pretty much everybody having their own Netflix account, or cheekily using someone else’s password, hang your head in shame lads! If you use Netflix for streaming the latest must watch show or for a bit of Netflix ‘n’ Chill with your significant other, one thing you know for certain is that you spend most of your time wondering what to actually watch! Well stop wasting precious time scrolling through genres and playing games of ‘Nope ,seen that’, because we at The Sharpe are going to tell you about the Netflix shows that you need to be […]

10 Things That Every Student Will Experience On A J1

By Ryan Grace July 26, 2017 (No)
Every year, over 8,000 Irish students take the trip of a lifetime that is a J1 to the US. It’s an opportunity to travel across the world, meet new people, experience American culture, and above all; make your summer an unforgettable experience. By now you’ll have seen countless articles online listing all the things you need to know before you board your flight; unlocking your phone, opening a US bank account, applying for your tax return etc etc. However there are plenty of other (and frankly more important) things to consider before you hit the road. Here are 10 things that every student will experience on a J1! The Emotional […]

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