Shanore News

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

Haunting Historic Graves in Dublin

Dublin’s Glasnevin Cemetery has long been on the itinerary of tourists who are real history buffs, but in recent years the famous graveyard has gone out of its way to be more accessible and appealing to visitors.  It is home to the remains of more than a million Dubliners, including many who shaped Ireland’s political […]

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Brigid the Triple Goddess

Brigid is a famed mythological goddess of the Celts with not just one key attribute but three distinct ways in which she ruled the ways. Her skills were in healing physical ails, poetry and smithcraft. This would make her the perfect goddess symbol for Shanore, for she would have appreciated the fine metal working that […]

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Georgian Newbridge

There once was a demesne that was looking for the perfect building to fit it’s space. What eventually came into that space became known as Newbridge Estate, a Georgian-style home which was erected in 1736 by the then archbishop. The style of architecture seen in this home is one that makes it quite a treasure. […]

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