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November 29, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
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 […]

June 28, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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We knew it wouldn’t last forever and our mini-heatwave seems all but a memory as the grey skies roll in again. No need to let a little detail like the weather dampen the fun though, if it’s a bit of music and craic you’re looking for, well Dublin has a few surprises in store on the music front this July! If you plan on visiting the home of the boys in blue this coming month, you might well check out one of these must see gigs to liven up the Summer spirits. 5) Fireplace Dragon If an intimate Indie Jazz gig in the city would get your fires lighting this […]

June 17, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Corry
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We all love Summer and we love it even more when we can get a few days off to enjoy ourselves for that brief little stint of sunshine that we get, if we’re lucky. And what better way to do it than spending the evening kicked back in a nice beer garden with some friends. If that’s your idea of a good evening, then here are some of the best beer gardens around. Dicey’s (Dublin) A very popular spot among students and young office workers for their cheap drink offers, Diceys Garden is one of the liveliest haunts in Dublin. With the option of group BBQs and outdoor parties, it’s […]

June 15, 2017 (8,745 Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
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Every summer, Hollywood releases its mainstream blockbuster titles. Competition has been pretty tough so far this year, with releases covering a wide range of genres. We’ve had superhero movies from both Marvel and DC in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 and Wonder Woman. Guy Ritchie gave us his fantasy epic King Arthur – Legend of the Sword, the Alien space horror franchise resurfaced with Covenant and Pirates of the Caribbean had its first cinematic release in 6 years with Dead Men Tell No Tales. A lot of roles being reprised, maybe none as recognisable as the characters of the hugely popular 80s TV series, Baywatch, sadly The Hoff wasn’t given […]

June 1, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Limerick is a county that has continued to spawn some of Ireland’s greatest musical treasures and it was rightly awarded the title of ‘National City of Culture’ in 2014. It is a thriving hub for both local and international musicians to share their talents and sure enough there are some great gigs lined up throughout the coming year in the city, and here’s five that you definitely can’t miss! 5) All Our Exes Live in Texas Brace yourselves, this all-female four-piece from Sydney with a penchant for Folk music are coming to Limerick to shake things up the Aussie way! Hannah, Georgia, Elana and Katie have been on the music […]

May 30, 2017 (No Comments) by Felipe Wasserstein
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We are getting closer to June and better weather which can only mean one thing, pack up the car and head off for a long weekend. With the June bank holiday coming up, it’s an ideal opportunity for us to spend time outside, enjoy the great outdoors attend local arts, sports and music events. We have come up with five of the top festivals taking place around Ireland this June that you need to know about. 1. Cork Harbour Festival 2017 When: June 3rd – June 11th Where: Cork Harbour, Cork. How Much: Free events & Ticketed events. This festival is a week long celebration of Ireland’s maritime heritage, set […]

May 19, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
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One of the most enjoyable things you can do in Ireland is check out local gigs and concerts. Whether it’s because you like the people, group or singers in concert or you simply just enjoy the buzz and atmosphere that comes with a great gig. We’re looking up north at 5 gigs you need to see in Belfast in 2017. 1. The Beatles Are Back Date: Saturday 01 July 2017 Location: Crumlin Road Gaol, North Belfast Arguably one of the best bands, The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960. They became widely regarded as the foremost and most influential act of the rock era. Made in Liverpool, Beatles tribute Band are […]

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