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How to Eat Out in Style on a Student Budget in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek October 6, 2017 (No)
So you started college and you’re STARVING. What to do? Fear not as you don’t have to survive off pizza slices and chips from the student union building all year. With this guide, you will be inviting your friends for a stylish feed in no time. Here are 10 places in Dublin where you can enjoy your food without worrying about the cost! Musashi – Capel Street First on the list is Mushashi, not everybody likes Japanese food but I’m a big fan and I would definitely recommend you to try it too. Their prices range from €6 – €7 for 5 pieces of sushi and €12 for a main […]

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 […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This September

By Alannah Kenny September 6, 2017 (No)
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, […]

10 of the Best Places to Airbnb in Ireland

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

Six of The Best Restaurants for Clean Eating in Cork

By Ryan Grace August 25, 2017 (No)
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 […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Airbnb in Ireland

By Alannah Kenny August 17, 2017 (No)
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 […]

The Best Upcoming Irish Films To Watch Out For

By Ryan Grace August 15, 2017 (No)
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 […]

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 […]

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How to Eat Out in Style on a Student Budget in Dublin

By Zuzanna Piasek October 6, 2017 (No)
So you started college and you’re STARVING. What to do? Fear not as you don’t have to survive off pizza slices and chips from the student union building all year. With this guide, you will be inviting your friends for a stylish feed in no time. Here are 10 places in Dublin where you can enjoy your food without worrying about the cost! Musashi – Capel Street First on the list is Mushashi, not everybody likes Japanese food but I’m a big fan and I would definitely recommend you to try it too. Their prices range from €6 – €7 for 5 pieces of sushi and €12 for a main […]

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 […]

5 Gigs You Need to See in Dublin This September

By Alannah Kenny September 6, 2017 (No)
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, […]

10 of the Best Places to Airbnb in Ireland

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

Six of The Best Restaurants for Clean Eating in Cork

By Ryan Grace August 25, 2017 (No)
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 […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Airbnb in Ireland

By Alannah Kenny August 17, 2017 (No)
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 […]

The Best Upcoming Irish Films To Watch Out For

By Ryan Grace August 15, 2017 (No)
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 […]

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 […]

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