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8 Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek February 11, 2018 (No)
Valentine’s day can be stressful when you want to make it perfect for that special someone. So many romantic possibilities to choose from. No need to worry as this list will outline the eight most romantic ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Dublin this Year! 1. Jump Zone Get your heart’s pumping and bring your other half on an exciting adventure to Jump Zone. A whole room filled entirely with trampolines and you get to tumble and jump around together for hours. Afterwards you can relax with a tasty dinner. An intimate and creative way to spend the day with your partner. There is a Jump Zone located in both […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This February

By Alannah Kenny February 3, 2018 (No)
The January blues are well and truly behind us and with spring finally here, it brings us to yet another fresh line up of local acts gigging in the capital this February. One very special act that will be performing soon is singer-songwriter Kevin Casey, who The Sharpe had the privilege of interviewing last November. You can check out that that interview in full right here. We have a variety of genres and musicians picked out to suit all interests this month. So if you’re heading for a night on the town – keep an eye out for one of these great gigs! 5) O Emperor Kicking things off with a bang, we have five Indie-Rockers from Waterford known […]

8 of the Best Places to get Brunch in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek January 28, 2018 (No)
Brunch has become the new eating trend in Ireland over the last few years, and why not? Who wouldn’t want to wake up late and have a sumptuous meal that combines both breakfast and lunch. Sometimes you can be too busy to even think about breakfast so a weekend brunch is the perfect opportunity to meet up with friends and eat well. Luckily for anyone in Dublin, there is an unbelievable number of choices, let’s dig in! 1. San Lorenzo’s One of Dublin’s busiest brunch spots. It serves anything you could dream of having for a late breakfast. Anything from their infamous Coco Pop French toast, to lobster eggs Benedict […]

The Best Irish Health & Wellbeing Events in 2018

By Alannah Kenny January 20, 2018 (No)
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 excuses! Check out some of the top health and wellbeing events on offer in 2018 and make minding yourself a guilt-free […]

5 Irish Festivals Worth Getting to This January

By Zuzanna Piasek January 11, 2018 (No)
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 convention taking place in Galway. Taking place at NUIG in Galway, this festival has plenty of exciting events coming […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This January

By Alannah Kenny January 3, 2018 (No)
You guessed it, it’s that time of year once again – the unavoidable January blues have arrived. With Christmas now only a fading memory and the New Year in full swing, the celebrations have nearly come to an end. If spirits are low this month, a great cure can be found in the capital with some cracking shows on the way. There are fantastic gigs in Dublin this January, including a huge tribute show in Whelan’s and some great local names ready to entertain. So if you still can’t decide on that New Year’s resolution, supporting home-grown talent in 2018 is certainly a good place to start! 5) The Avant […]

Six of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating In Belfast

By Zuzanna Piasek December 30, 2017 (No)
Eateries that offer good honest food and source wholesome ingredients can be hard to come by, especially when motivation is low during the festive season! That cheeky Nando’s or dirty chipper might seem like a good idea at the time, but thankfully there is healthy food out there that is just as flavorsome. If you’re planning on heading up north this Winter and are looking for some seriously healthy food, then Belfast really is the place to be. We’re going to take a look at 6 super tasty restaurants that won’t let you stray too far from your diet. 1. Home – 22 Wellington Place This restaurant has a very […]

The Best Places to Check out in Dublin on New Years Eve

By Zuzanna Piasek December 23, 2017 (No)
After the Christmas festivities and the stress of never ending shopping trips, we all want to kick back when it comes to New Years. Luckily, there are lots of events happening in Dublin that will appeal to just about everybody looking to get out and enjoy the last bit of 2017. Whether you want to go out with the family, enjoy an outdoor firework show or head out with the lads one last time before the New Year comes, we’ve got you covered. With that, lets take a look at the best places to check out in Dublin on New Years Eve. 1. New Years Festival Dublin – Custom House […]

The Master’s Guide to 12 Pubs of Christmas

By Dean Fitzgerald December 16, 2017 (No)
The 12 pubs of Christmas is a fairly recent phenomenon in Ireland, but has been established as a regular part of Christmas culture since it began. It’s a great way to bond with friends, colleagues, and teammates, especially given that at the end of the night, at least one person will inevitably be spewing like burst pipe. The thing about 12 pubs is because we expect that outcome, it’s seems less shameful when it happens. The main rule is simple: 12 pubs, 1 pint in each pub, all in one night. But there are plenty of ways to spice up your evening with whoever you choose to journey with. Follow […]

Six of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating in Kildare

By Zuzanna Piasek December 12, 2017 (No)
Who doesn’t love a good guilt free meal? In recent times, its become far more important to know where our food comes from and know that it’s healthy and fresh. With this guide you no longer have to play scrabble with Trip Advisor when you’re looking to do some clean eating in Kildare. Pay a visit to any of these six restaurants and you can be guaranteed some gloriously healthy grub that will put a smile on everyone’s face. There’s no shortage of healthy nosh in the Short Grass County, so let’s get straight into it! 1. Hartes of Kildare (Kildare Town) After a long day of shopping in Kildare […]

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8 Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek February 11, 2018 (No)
Valentine’s day can be stressful when you want to make it perfect for that special someone. So many romantic possibilities to choose from. No need to worry as this list will outline the eight most romantic ways to spend Valentine’s Day in Dublin this Year! 1. Jump Zone Get your heart’s pumping and bring your other half on an exciting adventure to Jump Zone. A whole room filled entirely with trampolines and you get to tumble and jump around together for hours. Afterwards you can relax with a tasty dinner. An intimate and creative way to spend the day with your partner. There is a Jump Zone located in both […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This February

By Alannah Kenny February 3, 2018 (No)
The January blues are well and truly behind us and with spring finally here, it brings us to yet another fresh line up of local acts gigging in the capital this February. One very special act that will be performing soon is singer-songwriter Kevin Casey, who The Sharpe had the privilege of interviewing last November. You can check out that that interview in full right here. We have a variety of genres and musicians picked out to suit all interests this month. So if you’re heading for a night on the town – keep an eye out for one of these great gigs! 5) O Emperor Kicking things off with a bang, we have five Indie-Rockers from Waterford known […]

8 of the Best Places to get Brunch in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek January 28, 2018 (No)
Brunch has become the new eating trend in Ireland over the last few years, and why not? Who wouldn’t want to wake up late and have a sumptuous meal that combines both breakfast and lunch. Sometimes you can be too busy to even think about breakfast so a weekend brunch is the perfect opportunity to meet up with friends and eat well. Luckily for anyone in Dublin, there is an unbelievable number of choices, let’s dig in! 1. San Lorenzo’s One of Dublin’s busiest brunch spots. It serves anything you could dream of having for a late breakfast. Anything from their infamous Coco Pop French toast, to lobster eggs Benedict […]

The Best Irish Health & Wellbeing Events in 2018

By Alannah Kenny January 20, 2018 (No)
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 excuses! Check out some of the top health and wellbeing events on offer in 2018 and make minding yourself a guilt-free […]

5 Irish Festivals Worth Getting to This January

By Zuzanna Piasek January 11, 2018 (No)
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 convention taking place in Galway. Taking place at NUIG in Galway, this festival has plenty of exciting events coming […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This January

By Alannah Kenny January 3, 2018 (No)
You guessed it, it’s that time of year once again – the unavoidable January blues have arrived. With Christmas now only a fading memory and the New Year in full swing, the celebrations have nearly come to an end. If spirits are low this month, a great cure can be found in the capital with some cracking shows on the way. There are fantastic gigs in Dublin this January, including a huge tribute show in Whelan’s and some great local names ready to entertain. So if you still can’t decide on that New Year’s resolution, supporting home-grown talent in 2018 is certainly a good place to start! 5) The Avant […]

Six of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating In Belfast

By Zuzanna Piasek December 30, 2017 (No)
Eateries that offer good honest food and source wholesome ingredients can be hard to come by, especially when motivation is low during the festive season! That cheeky Nando’s or dirty chipper might seem like a good idea at the time, but thankfully there is healthy food out there that is just as flavorsome. If you’re planning on heading up north this Winter and are looking for some seriously healthy food, then Belfast really is the place to be. We’re going to take a look at 6 super tasty restaurants that won’t let you stray too far from your diet. 1. Home – 22 Wellington Place This restaurant has a very […]

The Best Places to Check out in Dublin on New Years Eve

By Zuzanna Piasek December 23, 2017 (No)
After the Christmas festivities and the stress of never ending shopping trips, we all want to kick back when it comes to New Years. Luckily, there are lots of events happening in Dublin that will appeal to just about everybody looking to get out and enjoy the last bit of 2017. Whether you want to go out with the family, enjoy an outdoor firework show or head out with the lads one last time before the New Year comes, we’ve got you covered. With that, lets take a look at the best places to check out in Dublin on New Years Eve. 1. New Years Festival Dublin – Custom House […]

The Master’s Guide to 12 Pubs of Christmas

By Dean Fitzgerald December 16, 2017 (No)
The 12 pubs of Christmas is a fairly recent phenomenon in Ireland, but has been established as a regular part of Christmas culture since it began. It’s a great way to bond with friends, colleagues, and teammates, especially given that at the end of the night, at least one person will inevitably be spewing like burst pipe. The thing about 12 pubs is because we expect that outcome, it’s seems less shameful when it happens. The main rule is simple: 12 pubs, 1 pint in each pub, all in one night. But there are plenty of ways to spice up your evening with whoever you choose to journey with. Follow […]

Six of the Best Restaurants for Clean Eating in Kildare

By Zuzanna Piasek December 12, 2017 (No)
Who doesn’t love a good guilt free meal? In recent times, its become far more important to know where our food comes from and know that it’s healthy and fresh. With this guide you no longer have to play scrabble with Trip Advisor when you’re looking to do some clean eating in Kildare. Pay a visit to any of these six restaurants and you can be guaranteed some gloriously healthy grub that will put a smile on everyone’s face. There’s no shortage of healthy nosh in the Short Grass County, so let’s get straight into it! 1. Hartes of Kildare (Kildare Town) After a long day of shopping in Kildare […]

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