Shanore News

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

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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Georgian Newbridge

There once was a demesne that was looking for the perfect building to fit it’s space. What eventually came into that space became known as Newbridge Estate, a Georgian-style home which was erected in 1736 by the then archbishop. The style of architecture seen in this home is one that makes it quite a treasure. […]

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