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September 6, 2017 (No Comments) by Alannah Kenny
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Summer may be nearing its end as the cold, autumn nights start to approach but it’s not all doom and gloom. Fancy a night on the town or just hungry to taste the best in Irish music? Well there’s guaranteed to be a few gigs in Dublin this September for you. Local artists will be demonstrating their talents to fans and continuing to make a name for themselves. We’ve got 5 gigs that you need to see if you’re in the capital over the next few weeks. 5) Silverbacks One act on our must see list is five piece Dublin Indie-Rock band, Silverbacks. The group consists of lead singer Daniel, […]

August 24, 2017 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Cliffs of Moher

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 15, 2017 (No Comments) by Ryan Grace
maze-2017

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 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 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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