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August 30, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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If you fancy planning a getaway in Ireland to distract from those end of summer blues, Airbnb has a great selection of accommodation for various budgets to choose from. Whether you’re part of a group, solo or searching for a romantic break, there is something to suit everyone’s needs. Check out our top ten recommended places to stay which can be booked via Airbnb whether you’re going for big, small, modern or rustic! Solo Break Suited to independent travellers, the first option is a New-Private Floor in Georgian House hosted by Ben in Dublin. For €69 per night, the guest is provided with a soundproof floor to themselves including one […]

August 25, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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For some people, eating out and eating healthy can mean two entirely different things! The temptation to stop off at the nearest chipper or pig-out in a greasy spoon can be pretty overwhelming. However, thanks to Cork city’s wide range of family-owned and independent cafés, restaurants, and bistros, eating healthy has never tasted so good. Whether you’re looking for a wholesome salad lunch or some nutritious fine dining, the good people of the Rebel County most definitely have you covered. Here are six of the best restaurants for clean eating in Cork, get the goodness into ya boy! The Quay Co-op Established in 1982, the Quay Co-op is a worker’s co-operative based […]

August 24, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
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Ireland is such a beautiful country and so serene, the green green grass is so idyllic and the beaches surrounding the country have some beautiful scenery. Let’s be honest, Ireland is more photogenic than the average person, no matter what you’re sure to get a good shot. So, why not get out there this weekend and discover some of Ireland’s best features and sites. Here are 3 places in Ireland to visit this weekend. 1. Kilmainham Gaol Price: €9 per adult Kilmainham Gaol is a former prison in Kilmainham, Dublin. This is one for all you history buffs and for all those interested in Ireland’s history. This prison was first built in 1796 and closed its […]

August 17, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Thinking of planning a break away in Ireland this year? If so then one of the first priorities is finding affordable accommodation which can become an absolute nightmare. In this respect, Airbnb is a good place to start when you’re on a specific budget. Rather than taking a break yourself, you might even be considering hosting guests in a bid to increase your income. Airbnb makes it possible for people to make use of this as a platform for becoming a host too. So What Exactly is Airbnb? Airbnb is described as being both an online marketplace and a hospitality service that allows people to lease or rent short-term lodging […]

August 15, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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So far in 2017 we have already seen some major successes in the world of Irish cinema, with Cardboard Gangsters wowing audiences across Ireland and the UK, and The Farthest gaining critical acclaim across the globe. As the season of summer blockbusters comes to an end, there are plenty of Irish releases to look forward to before the year is out. Here are some of the best upcoming Irish films to watch out for in the coming months! Pilgrimage Hollywood’s latest web-slinging Spiderman Tom Holland leads an experienced cast in this Irish medieval thriller. Set in the 13th century, the story follows a group of Irish monks who embark on a […]

August 1, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Starting to feel allergic to the same summer anthems played on loop? Well Dublin is the place to be this August for those looking for a change of scenery and a few live gigs during the last month of the holidays. It’s no secret that we at The Sharpe are big supporters of local talent and hidden musical gems. There have been some blisteringly good gigs involving Irish musicians this year and there there are still plenty more to come. With that, we’d like to introduce you to five fantastic Irish acts who will all be performing in Whelan’s this month. 5) Oh Bryan An edgy Alternative Rock band hailing […]

July 30, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Tired of staring at the same four walls at dinner-time and in need of a night off cooking? A cheat meal treat is allowed once in a while and Dublin has some great restaurants and take-aways that serve food designed to make you savour every bite. So if you fancy letting your hair down and treating yourself to a top standard dinner, here are 10 fantastic cheat meals you can’t miss out on in the capital. Chilli Chicken Ramen – Mao If fresh Asian cuisine including Thai, Chinese and Japanese is a healthy option you would appreciate, Mao with its numerous Dublin restaurants might just do the trick. Chatham Row’s […]

July 22, 2017 (No Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
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Summer might just be the best season for festivals in Ireland with lots on offer from film, to music, to games and right back to the good old reliable grub! The (usually) clear and sunny weather is ideal for travelling around the country and finding delicious food at great locations.  Most of the festivals combine traditional Irish food with the cuisine of some of the very best international dishes, even more reason to check them out. To help celebrate one of the most important aspects of Irish culture, we at The Sharpe have picked out five food events that are definitely worth seeing this summer. Enniscorthy Rockin’ Food Festival Ideal […]

July 19, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
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Every year, Ireland is home to dozens of film festivals, boasting the latest releases in Irish cinema as well as exciting new projects from filmmakers around the globe. From documentaries and independent shorts to animations and fictional features, there is something for everyone to enjoy! A Great Year of Irish Film 2016 saw another great year for the Irish Film Board, with A Date for Mad Mary, Handsome Devil, and of course the unforgettable faces of Conor and Jock from The Young Offenders to name but a few. This year continues to produce another stellar line-up of Irish talent on the big screen. Galway Film Fleadh 2017 Given it’s prominence […]

July 15, 2017 (No Comments) by Vincent Hung
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Exams are well and truly over for most students. The heat of the sun blazing through the cloudless sky (not so much in Ireland) has made students anxious to go out and find their own summer adventure through some good old fashioned inter railing. Before you rush out the door to find an adventure its important to know what you need for a successful summer of inter railing and not to learn things the difficult way like many of us have before, myself included! Buying Tickets To save money when inter railing, it is important to check what type of travel ticket suits your needs. Such as, the single country […]

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