Shanore News

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

Ireland’s Border Counties Have a Certain Sparkle Lately

When most people think of mining in Ireland, they think of coal. Locals and tourists alike might think of the Agrina mines in County Roscommon, where first iron and later coal were mined.  But that might be on the verge of changing. Recent detailed exploration has discovered something much shinier and prettier than iron or […]

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Easter Celebration Jewelry

With Easter and the beginning of Spring right upon us, comes fantastic combinations of colors and many celebration opportunities for the Easter holiday. Spring time means new vibrant color palettes popping up everywhere in the world from one’s new spring wardrobe to the skyline when walking outdoors. Warmer weather means new clothes that accent the bust […]

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What Do You Really Know about the Shamrock?

You have no doubt seen it countless times on logos, decorations, tea sets, t-shirts and jewelry.  It’s one of the most enduring and popular symbols of Ireland, and it is everywhere on St. Patrick’s Day, but what do you really know about Ireland’s most famous plant?  The shamrock is synonymous with Ireland, yet it remains […]

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