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December 9, 2015 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
June 24, 2019 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser

A change of pace and style on Abbeygate Street in Galway city with the opening of Pleasure. It’s a time of change, for clubs, for retail and the vinyl industry — as competition with cafes, pubs, online and festivals is tougher than it ever has been. There is now a need for a new kind of space… like Pleasure. After a decade making clubs and nightlife spaces in Galway, and seeing the ways in which people experience music and club culture change, John Gillen wanted to do something to make sense of the old and the new. The installation type space — based off mobile soundsystems and incorporating elements of […]

June 12, 2019 (No Comments) by Kaleigh Ahern

Summer is coming, and the ‘Rodfather’ has given us a taste of more in the Rebel County. On the banks of the lovely Lee, the current crop of Cork bands is making big waves, so much that it would lead you to think there must be something special in the water, like. The surge in homegrown talent is testament to the heart-rate of the People’s Republic and we at The Sharpe were delighted to catch up with lots of homegrown acts to find out more. So, let’s whet our appetites with some of the most exciting gigs in Cork this summer. 1. Columbia Columbia is a fresh up-and-coming Rock and […]

May 9, 2019 (No Comments) by Kaleigh Ahern

A short conversation with James OR feels like packing myriad life lessons in a bottomless bag – you apply its contents to your own life, and the bag is refilled on the next coffee date. In other words – the 29-year-old Cork man is pure sound, like. “I’m not a believer of natural talent. I’m a big advocate of grit and hard work.” James is a homegrown artist who fills his days gathering some momentum, or at least trying to. From humble beginnings – and humble he is – this man’s music has taken him a far stretch from blasting out Nirvana covers with his wannabee rock star pals in […]

March 13, 2019 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
best barbershops in Dublin

If you are looking for a new place that can offer you the best hairstyle or haircut in town than this article might just find the right place for you. All barber shops can be unique in their very own ways so, here is a few examples of the best barbers in Dublin. Whether you are going in for a haircut or a shave these places are ready to accommodate you. Cut and Sew Barber Dublin 2 This barbershop has built itself up to be one of the best barber shops in Dublin. Starting out originally as a one-man barbershop it has conquered challenges over the years. Being in business […]

March 11, 2019 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
festivals ireland

Ah, music festivals; the favourite pastime of many individuals during the Summer. In today’s article, I’ll be listing a few of the musical festivals that will be happening in Ireland this year and who knows, you may find yourself at one. Electric Picnic I had to start off with this one, it’s probably one of the most popular festivals and the tickets sell out super quick. Acts for this year include The 1975, Hozier, Florence and the Machine and many more. Electric Picnic has been staged since 2004 at Stradbally Hall in Stradbally in County Laois. It has been voted Best Big Festival at each of the last four Irish […]

March 7, 2019 (No Comments) by Tahlia Peppard
Kennedy’s Clontarf

Kennedy’s is a lovely little quaint café, come deli on the corner of Vernon Avenue in Clontarf. It overlooks the bay and on a sunny day, nothing can beat a nice, cold ice-cream from Kennedy’s. But that’s not the only thing they offer, they have a wide selection of dishes for your enjoyment and guess what, all at an affordable price. Continue reading our review for Kennedy’s Clontarf to see what you’ll be ordering on your next visit. Food/Dishes Kennedy’s dishes are full of home-made goodness. Their menu is a mix of healthy options, but of course has a selection of delicious treats. They do a lovely breakfast, which is usually what […]

February 23, 2019 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
Wellbeing events in ireland

There is always time to spend a little more time getting to know yourself better and allowing the mind to relax. We all know that loving yourself and growing as a person takes patience and time. If you have decided that this is the year where you would like to take a path towards something, some of these events may help you get off to a good start or perhaps help you figure out some bumps in the road. Claim this time to take care of yourself and your goals. So, start planning now as we list off some of the wellbeing events coming to you this 2019. Mindful Meditation […]

February 3, 2019 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek
gigs in dublin

There is nothing better than kicking off February the right way with some of the best acts coming to Dublin. Whether you are looking for something to warm up in preparation for all of the biggest festivals of the summer or looking for that one special act that will make someone special become your Valentine this guide will help you find what you are looking for. Covering a wide range of genres and places here is the latest gig guide up for grabs. Witt Lowry This young rapper can be compared as the new up and coming Eminem with his exceptional rapping skills. Known as Mark Richard Jr. Giving up […]

January 28, 2019 (No Comments) by theSharpeUser
Louth Things for families to do in Louth

County Louth is colloquially known as ‘the Wee County’ as it is Ireland’s smallest county and is named after the village of Louth. The history of Louth goes back a long time. But before people wrote down histories and dates, a famous Irish story is supposed to have happened in Louth. It’s called the Táin Bó Cúailge and I’m sure you’ve all heard it. In this story, a famous warrior called Cúchulainn fights a whole army by himself to protect a brown bull from being stolen. This county has a tonne of family-orientated things for you to do and that’s why today, we’ll be giving you a list of family activities in […]

January 16, 2019 (No Comments) by Zuzanna Piasek

Now that the holidays have finished, and everything is slowly returning to its usual routine. It can be great for all you music lovers out there to head out to see some of the best artists visiting Dublin this January. You can unwind from the hectic first week back at work and jam out to some of the best tunes in town. Bring along friends, family members or even that new guy or girl at work who you have had your eye on for a while. There is something playing for everyone this month. Below I shall list six of the most exciting acts and gigs playing near you this […]

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