Shanore News

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

The Second Battle of Dublin’s Moore Street

Moore Street in Dublin was a key battle site in the 1916 Easter Rising, and it recently came under attack again by property developers who wanted to replace the buildings with a shopping center. Dubliners were having none of it. Visitors to Ireland might be surprised by the number of historic heritage sites everywhere as […]

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The Makings of a Spring Nuptial

Getting married in spring? It’s hard to know where to start. Yesterday was the first day of spring, at least, officially. Where I live, we got a large amount and hopefully, our last dose of snow for many months today. It wasn’t what I had pictured for the first few days of spring. I had […]

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Where Are the Luckiest Shamrocks?

Shamrocks are a synonymous symbol of Ireland and they stand for luck. Why do you think that is?  The saying “the luck of the Irish” or a plethora of shamrocks gives the great impression that Ireland is steeped in fortune and prosperity. It really does. We believe based on what we have seen so often […]

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How to Pack for St. Paddy’s Day

Ever wonder what to bring with you for St. Paddy’s? Here’s how to create the perfect day bag. St. Paddy’s day is a day to celebrate a wonderful saint. Spirits are alive and in full force because the day has become synonymous with Ireland. No matter where you are in the word, March 17th is […]

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Wedded Synchronicity and the Emerald Isle

Destination weddings are something that many couples are investing in. Ever wonder why one such occasion would be best in Ireland?  Getting hitched in a destination wedding could make your wildest dreams come true. While choosing a spot can be tricky. there are several things to consider. Being Irish is a great motivator to plan […]

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Why St. Paddy’s Is a Day for Green

The answers to this question and other popular beliefs that surround St. Paddy follow. Have you ever wondered about this? There are many common and nearly instinctive thoughts that come with St. Paddy’s Day. We all have our favorite occasion just like any holiday. As a child growing up, I knew that St. Patrick’s Day […]

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