Shanore News

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

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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Weather You’ll Be Here or Not

When you picture Ireland, what comes to mind? Is your idea backed up with real facts though? Ireland is very lush and green. It has some rolling landscape, mountain ranges. pastures, fields, cliffs and is ever abundant with plant life. Wherever you go, you are likely not very far from a body of water whether it’s an […]

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Prejudice Against Irish Travellers

Why the prejudice against Travellers? Having only lived in parts of the U.S. bereft of Travellers, I rarely hear about them, except in the context of offensive portrayals of them as tactless drunks on exploitative shows like TLC’s My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, et. al. However, I’ve come across a couple of events over the past […]

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