Shanore News

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Pictures: Castles of Ireland

National Geographic took a trip to the Emerald Isle to capture its wide and mysterious castles. One of their favorite picks was Dungiven Castle in County Derry, now a boutique hotel popular among newly wedded couples. Castle O’Brien on Insheer, the smallest of the Aran islands, also made the list, with its ancient drystone walls and distinct […]

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3500-Year-Old Sword Discovered By Dive Club

Lucky diver Michael O’Ruiarc from Offaly recently discovered a 3500-year-old sword in the Shannon River. O’Ruiarc uncovered the historical record while diving with the Shannonside Sub Aqua Club on a routine search and recovery exercise. Dr. Andy Halpin, a representative from the Irish Antiquities at the national Museum, confirmed the sword’s age. Though the story […]

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Dine Out Boston Resumes Next Week!

Dine Out Boston, developed and organized by the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau, is the opportunity of a lifetime for foodies on a budget. The two-week long event features some of Boston’s finest restaurants at discounted prices. From Meritage The Restaurant to Tamo Restaurant, the final week of Dine Out Boston begins this upcoming […]

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Cheesy Mushroom Potato Bites

Looking for a new appetizer to spice things up at your next party? The search is over with the delicious Irish American fusion dish: Cheesy Mushroom Potato bites. Using Irish cheddar cheese, potatoes, mushrooms and a host of herbs, these tiny bites are simple and tasty! Use your small spuds as “bowls” for the mushroom […]

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