Shanore News

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

An Irish Leap Year Tradition for Ladies in Love

Ireland’s second patron saint, Brigid of Kildare, was known, loved and sometimes probably feared for her shrewd negotiating skills and her willingness to go head to head with male leaders. Her feast day is February 1st, but that isn’t the only day this month that we think of her. She left us another special day, […]

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Three Irish Proposal Ideas

The Celtic trinity knot, or triquetra, lends itself very well to engagement and wedding rings. The shape is a natural frame for gems, and it is rich in meanings. Part of this distinctive motif’s charm is that is reflects to many meanings based on the concept of a trinity or triptych. Early Celtic Christians used […]

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Visiting Viking Ireland Today

Ireland was influenced by Scandinavia long before Ikea built their massive shop in north Dublin.  The first wave of Scandinavian invaders were rather different, however.  Sure, they brought some interesting fashions and built a lot, but their ventures didn’t pull in bored families with a bit of dosh to spend. The Vikings were a pretty […]

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Aleksandra Ladygin takes a look at the Shanore Tree of Life Bracelet

I want to share with you with my new lucky elegant charm which represents the source of life for me! However i say always i don’t like expensive jewelry, i like jewelry with meaning. It  not only looks stunning but carries a deeper significance as well. I’m seeing more and more symbols and references to […]

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