Shanore News

Musings, ramblings and thought provoking articles from our team of talented writers - all views expressed are their own!

Know the Powers of Well Wishing

Have you ever made a wish into a well? Did that wish come true? In Ireland you may  have heard of the hundreds of holy wells that are dispersed around the country. Considering the republic’s size, that is a lot of wells! The likelihood that wherever you stand in Ireland that you are also very close to […]

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What Wearing Swarovski® Crystals Will Mean for You

I was recently in a National retailer when I came across a magnetic bracelet. It was pretty and looked sturdy. Also, the cost of the item was ridiculously low. I noticed the caption on the piece indicating that the bracelet was for healing. Upon inspecting it, I saw that there were two, teeny-tiny magnets attached. I realized […]

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How to Cultivate Your Very Own Crann Bethadh

  Crann Bethadh otherwise known as “tree of life” has been a Celtic symbol for centuries. The history of this symbol is deeply rooted in religious and personal convictions among various other postulates. For instance, when land was newly acquired centuries ago in Ireland, the founders would plant or establish a tree within that perimeter. […]

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How to Care for Your Swarovski® Crystals

Our new collection featuring crystals from Swarovski® offers beautiful and dazzling pieces that most women will love. Most of us have never seen a brilliance comparable to Swarovski®. In fact, the moment when we open our package for the first time, it is likely to become a favorite. Wearing our jewelry for the initial time after that, is an even better […]

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Our Swarovski® Seal Guarantees Authenticity

Shanore’s recent partnership with Swarovski® has furnished you, the public, with many before unimagined and amazing pieces. In fact, any time Swarovski® is implanted into a design, that product automatically becomes something extra special. No other element adds the quality and genuineness to a piece of artwork like Swarovski® does. You can find many ornaments […]

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Swarovski® Adds Loads of Glamour at Shanore

Our jewelry collection has recently gotten a bit more sparkly. Well, perhaps more than just a bit. Our latest anthology has enough shimmer and shine that even the sun may come second fiddle when searching for brilliance. No offense to the sunshine, but our latest series is fabulously incandescent with the help of Swarovski® crystals. Swarovski® crystals are world-renowned for creating top-drawer […]

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What the World Would Be Like if Irish Kids Ran It

Children have opinions and insights that most adults fail to recognize. Why is that? Well, because children are as basic to understanding humanity as possible. They do not need to worry about bills, jobs or keeping their homes clean. Rather, the issues that face most children are things like, what they like to eat, drink, do or […]

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Adding This Color to Your Fall Fashion Will Hit a Homerun

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Fall is fast approaching and what this means along with colder temperatures is that it is time to get ready for a total renewal of closet color palettes. I know we like the summer colors that are bright and airy. Fall colors can be bright too. Autumn is synonymous with dark tones and neutral colors. When you look out of […]

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Why Visit a Irish Heritage Center?

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For Irish descendants living outside of the republic, there exists an opportunity to get a dose of fresh, Irish culture without having to go very far. The city of Chicago has a unique Irish Heritage Center which was once an elementary school. It’s conversion into a base for Irish culture has helped it to take on an […]

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Learn How to Trace Your Irish Roots

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Ireland has a census with family information. However, the census is only effective from the year 1901. Before the census, if people wanted to list who they were and who they were related to, they would go see the parish register. What is even more perplexing is that many of Ireland’s citizens from the last […]

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