Shanore News

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

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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What Happened to Howth?

Howth Castle is the oldest property in Ireland that has had inhabitants. For seven centuries this castle has stood in Howth Ireland which is only eight miles north of Dublin. Like many once rural areas, Howth has quickly become more popular and industrialized as cities and the metropolis has spread wider into suburban areas. The […]

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