Shanore News

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

Have a Cup O’ Tea

Nothing is nicer or sweeter than the innocence of being a child when you can explore the stories of folklore and fables that are meant to fascinate and delight. Now as an adult we can still enjoy these stories at tea time with friends and family. Ireland has many famous fables and folklore legends. One […]

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January Giveaway: Win a Silver Claddagh Twist Rope Design

This giveaway is now over. The winner of the January giveaway is Kim Enwright. Congratulations Kim, and thanks to all those that took part this month. The February giveaway will be starting very soon. Keep posted! We’ve got great news for this January’s giveaway and that is that we will be giving away a Silver Claddagh […]

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A Traditional Irish Christmas

Unlike in America, a traditional Irish Christmas typically lasts for about two weeks whereas ours is much longer. There are many traditions carried on in Ireland that signify what is believed to be a customary Christmas. Some are the same in America, however, some are uniquely different. Midnight mass is extremely popular in Ireland and it is […]

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Into the Mystic

“Into the Mystic” is a favorite track of mine from the legendary and famous Irishman known none other than Van Morrison. I am also a huge fan of “Tupelo Honey” and “Someone Like You.” I’m sure everyone has their favorite Van Morrison songs with his most notable songs being “Brown Eyed Girl” and “Moondance.” Van was born George Ivan Morrison in […]

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