Shanore News

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

Building Confidence #2—Positive Self-Talk

One pillar of being a successful Irish dancer is confidence and positivity. After quoting Willie Nelson in saying “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive thoughts, you’ll start having positive results,” Irish dance teacher Ariel Bennet give advice on how to build self-confidence. She says the fist step is to recognize you’re having negative thoughts […]

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Has a Pint of Plain Always Been Our Only Man?

Brian O’Nolan (aka Flann O’Brien) declared the pint of plain as your only man in his famous verse The Workman’s Friend, which is in his 1939 novel At Swim Two Birds.  And the classic pint of Guinness has long been iconic. The Guinness Storehouse at St. James’s Gate on the quays of the River Liffey […]

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Kilkenny Arts Festival- Still On!

If you’re looking for an exciting event in the south east of Ireland, try the Kilkenny Arts Festival. The 40-year-old event is host to artists from around the globe. Brought together in Kilkenny’s medieval backdrop, it is the perfect summer attraction for exhibits held in ancient buildings and gardens. Coming to this year’s event are […]

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