Shanore News

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

A Viking Midsummer’s Night

Different from Shakespeare’s Midsummer night, archaeologist Alva Gowan’s was not a dream. After a long and exhausting winter, Gowan decided to spend her midsummer’s night in happy spirits. Staying in a Viking replica structure in the Irish National Heritage Park in Ferrycarrig Co. Gowan and her friends performed many of the Viking midsummer traditions, from […]

Read More…

Travelling Solo in Ireland? Choose B&B

Forget family vacations and romantic get-aways. To truly get in touch with yourself, sometimes a solo vacation is just the remedy. If the Emerald Isle is your location, choose a B&B for the best experience. The quiet and respectful staff will allow you all the me-time you could need while offering helpful suggestions for activities. […]

Read More…

Summer Pudding: Irish Style

Looking for an Irish inspired summer dessert? Look no further than the Irish American Mom’s summer pudding recipe. The shockingly easy dish requires only 5 seasonal fruits, water, sugar and day-old bread. Cook the berries down with the sugar water to bring out their natural, luxurious taste. Slice up the bread in strategic shapes, dip […]

Read More…