Shanore News

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

A Christmas Show For Everyone

What could be better than a show with the best toys for Christmas? Even though the show is Irish-based, it can be enjoyed from anywhere around the world. Every year in Ireland around this time, RTE One showcases a one of a kind toy show that gains the attention of many. “The Late Late Show” has […]

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Create A Christmas Covered in Crystal

What are the advantages of using crystals this Christmas? Read on to find out more! This Christmas season, you will get to choose your decorations. The great fun in this is that everyone has different likes and tastes. Sometimes people cover their homes in bright lights and tinsel. While other times, we see an abudnance of […]

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Live Your Life Like A Queen

Life could imitate that of royalty. But how? It has been a very long time since Ireland has had royalty, so to speak. Today when we think of “the royals,” we are often directed to Great Britain or other European countries. However, Ireland has had a long history of royal leadership. So much so, that it […]

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Make Yourself a Merry Little Necklace

Christmas decorating does not stop with decking the halls and lighting up the tree.  Tis the season to make yourself or someone on your gift list a merry little necklace or bracelet with festive Christmas and winter theme beads from Tara’s Diary. Dreary winter days are the perfect time to get creative and crafty, and […]

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Gifting a Tree for “Under the Tree”

Interested in an original idea for the holidays that requires the help of a tree? Check this out! Creativity is abound during the holidays that even the most unspirited seeming individuals will go to town by decorating their homes, trees and businesses. I think it is fair to say that there is something about the holidays […]

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What Would President Trump Do?

Presidential elections are only a year away in the United States, and it looks like it could be a very long, very tense year for the estimated 50,000 Irish in America without authorization.  Republican candidate Donald Trump has made his anti-immigration stance a central part of his campaign, and his comments about immigrants, particularly Mexicans, have […]

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Looking for Love Through the Celts

Looking for a clear description of love? This is something that is not so openly demonstrated. There is no one symbol that captures the idea of love to the Celts. Many people see a shape like a heart and know that it represents love and care. But, that symbol was not really a big part […]

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