Shanore News

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

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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October Giveaway: Win a Silver Claddagh Twist Rope Design

The October giveaway is complete. The winner of this months giveaway is Tammy Cox. Congratulations, Tammy! Thanks to all those that took part. We’re already looking forward to next months giveaway! We have wonderful news for the month of October! We will be giving away one Silver Claddagh Twist Rope Design ring to one lucky […]

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Autumn Equinox and Our Ancient Ancestors

Although Newgrange’s spectacular display at the winter solstice gets all the attention, it isn’t the only astrological event or the only amazing prehistoric cairn in the Boyne Valley.  Tuesday, 23rd September was the autumn equinox, the period when the day and night are equally long.  Perhaps it gets less attention because we generally dread the […]

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