Shanore News

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

For Christmas or New Year’s – and for Better or Worse

In the Christmas season, the focus shifts to families and children.  If you’ve found the person you want to join your family and maybe start a new family of your own with, you might be wondering about the best time to pop the question.  It sounds very romantic to put a sparkling engagement ring in […]

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December Giveaway: Win a Celtic Trinity Knot Pendant Set with Emerald and Diamond

This giveaway is now finished. The winner of the Christmas giveaway is Dawn O’Brien. Congratulations Dawn! Thanks to everybody that took part this month. Look out for the next giveaway, coming soon! We’ve got fantastic news for this December’s giveaway which is that we are giving away our very own Celtic Trinity Knot Pendant Set […]

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Take the Fear out of Shopping for Your Mother’s Christmas Present

At no time of year aside from Mother’s Day is the Irish mother more celebrated than at Christmas, and no time does she deserve it more.  Think about it.  She probably started preparing for Christmas shortly after the start of the school year, if not sooner.  If she’s very traditional, her Christmas puddings were ready […]

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Dear Old Dublin’s Christmas Connections

Is Dublin the most Christmassy city this side of the North Pole?  The argument that it is can be backed up by some solid historical evidence.  Certainly, few sights are more festive than those colorful Georgian doors when they are adorned with holiday wreaths of holly and ivy.  And the twinkling lights of the decorations […]

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