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5 Gigs You Need To See in Dublin This November

By Alannah Kenny November 1, 2017 (No)
As the Halloween festivities draws to a close, the cold, dark November nights will start to creep in. If you’re sick of staying indoors binging Netflix boxsets then our next gig guide is the perfect excuse to get you out on the town in Dublin. We have some great local music acts performing this month that are well worth checking out. So whether your on a dry November, growing out the mustache or just planning a few pints, here are the five gigs that you should definitely keep in mind! 5) Moxie First on our list and hailing from Limerick and Sligo we have Moxie, a group described as a […]

7 of the Tastiest Vegan Restaurants in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek October 19, 2017 (2 Comments)
Veganism has seen a massive popularity spurt over the last few years in Ireland, but with this extra attention has also come much criticism. People tend to think it’s too dull and that there isn’t much to choose from but I’m here to prove that they are wrong. As a vegan, I have discovered that not only does veganism expand your appreciation for different flavours but it is also perfect around fall and winter time. The roasted vegetables and hearty soups keep you warm and full. So even if you aren’t a vegan, try one of these seven tasty vegan restaurants in Dublin, you won’t be disappointed! The Happy Pear […]

Gigs You Need To See in Dublin This October

By Alannah Kenny September 27, 2017 (No)
October days are sure to experience some traditional temperamental Irish weather and it can of course be difficult to keep spirits high. Nevertheless, a bit of live music and a lively gig or two in Dublin might just be the cure needed to shift those Autumn blues! In the height of Oktoberfest, alcohol is flowing in our fair city and so too is homegrown high quality music. Feast your attentions on some of these acts as we have a surprise or two in store this month! 5) Little Hours Donegal Indie-Pop duo Little Hours are the first on our list of gigs in Dublin this October. Ryan McCloskey and John […]

Irish Tech Events You Need To Get To This Year

By Alannah Kenny September 12, 2017 (No)
Calling all tech lovers, there will be several Irish festivals, conferences and conventions happening this year paying homage to all things technological and scientific. Dublin is no stranger to hosting some of the biggest tech gatherings in Europe, with places like Galway and Cork beginning to get their spoke in too. Be it for educational or entertainment purposes, there’s something to interest everyone. Let’s see what’s on offer in the coming months. UPRISE Festival Originally spawning from Amsterdam, UPRISE is the biggest technology festival in Europe and it will be heading to the RDS in Dublin for a second year in a row. UPRISE is unique in that it’s not […]

World Cup Qualifier Preview: Ireland v Serbia

By Evan Coughlan September 3, 2017 (No)
Despite drawing 1-1 against Georgia, Ireland still find themselves in with a chance of winning the group, however a play-off place does seem a lot more likely. Currently in second place, two points behind group leaders Serbia and two ahead of the group’s top seed, Wales, the Boys in Green have just three games left to secure their place in Russia next summer. Can Ireland do it? Well, here’s how we think Ireland’s tell-all game against Serbia will play out. Georgia v Ireland The less said about this game, the better to be honest. I mean, Ireland were on the back foot as soon as Shane Duffy’s header bulged the net and, […]

3 Places in Ireland to Visit This Weekend

By Tahlia Peppard August 24, 2017 (No)
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 […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This August

By Alannah Kenny August 1, 2017 (No)
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 […]

10 of the Tastiest Cheat Meals in Dublin

By Alannah Kenny July 30, 2017 (No)
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 […]

The Best Irish Film Festivals To Get To This Year

By Ryan Grace July 19, 2017 (No)
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 […]

Four Provincial Championship Finals – One Massive Preview

By Ryan Corry June 29, 2017 (No)
After last weekends semi-finals were decided, the wheels were in motion for all of the 2017 GAA Senior Football Championship provincial finals. It’s been a hectic few months for players, battling in and out of the AIB Club Championship and fighting through the Allianz Football League. But of all the matches that have been played, none share the significance of the games ahead. A win for each county will take the pride of the province and secure a place at the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship quarter-finals in just under a months time. Let’s have a look at these four massive finals and what the fans can look forward to over […]

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