Shanore News

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

Irish American Jim Brett Being Honored by Mass Special Olympics

Jim Brett, the Irish American business man living in Boston is set to be honored by the Massachusetts Special Olympics organization. He will be inducted into the organization’s hall of fame for his efforts to improve the lives of those with intellectual disabilities. He will be receiving the John “Jack” Brett Champion’s Award, an honor […]

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Brigid the Triple Goddess

Brigid is a famed mythological goddess of the Celts with not just one key attribute but three distinct ways in which she ruled the ways. Her skills were in healing physical ails, poetry and smithcraft. This would make her the perfect goddess symbol for Shanore, for she would have appreciated the fine metal working that […]

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Dublin Ranked World’s 2nd Friendliest Urban Destination

A recent survey put out to the reader’s of travel magazine Rough Guides asked them to rank the world’s friendliest cities. The Irish capital of Dublin came in just behind Glasgow Scotland. The Rough Guides article told visitors to “[enjoy] the Georgian townhouses…and historic churches among some of the friendliest people in the world.” Chief executive […]

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iBam! 2014 Set for October 4-5

From Irish authors to actors to artists, iBam! 2014 is set to be a hit. Meet your favorite writers like Frank Delaney, who will be signing books and receiving an award for his contributions to literature. Or have the chance to see Irish artist Barry “Jazz” Finnegan create one of his famed charcoal drawings live. […]

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Dublin Theater Festival- Going on Now!

Ireland’s capital city is host each year to the fantastical Dublin Theatre Festival, a showcase of the best theater in the world. The event opened with the Irish premiere of Berlin’s Schaubuhne Theater’s version of “Hamlet.” The festival also offers music, dance and family activities as well as discussion groups and development programs for young, budding […]

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