Shanore News

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

Top Ten Reasons to Move to Ireland

While there is something to be said for nationalism, uprooting everyday life to another country is a true adventure. Here’s a rundown of why Irish people think YOU should move to Ireland for good. Ancient history: Forget your family from the 19th century. 10,000 year old settlements were recently found on the Emerald Isle. Time: […]

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Ireland’s Magic Lake

One of Limerick County’s best kept secrets is Lough Gur, described by many locals to be a “mystical lake,” with a possible magic world underneath its subtle waves. While not on the list of many tourist lists, Lough Gur has a rich collection of Irish history like Neolithic ruins, man made islands, castles and even […]

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World’s 5 Weirdest Irish Bars

In America, people often roll their eyes at “another Irish bar,” but these five bars in the states are making names for themselves as some of the most unique places to get a high pint of Guinness. Some get recognition from their employee uniforms, like a place where the servers are sexy Catholic schoolgirls. Others, […]

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Law and Order Ancient Irish Style

Paradoxically, the stereotypical Irish-American occupation has long been police officer, but in Ireland, the concept of police came from outside. ¬†Once upon a time, Ireland ran quite smoothly and relatively peacefully without a single police officer.¬† Between the time of the Druids and imposition of British Common Law, Ireland followed its own unique system of […]

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Top US Celtic Festivals

Are you in America but find your heart in Ireland? Luckily, the states have events for those truly green at heart. From the the West Coast city of Monterey, CA where you can chow haggis and watch hammer tosses all the way to Lincoln, NH where the tunes of 30 pipe bands come to play […]

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