Shanore News

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

Swirling Style Loved from Switzerland to Roscommon

Many of us would struggle to come up with much that Irish and Swiss cultures and histories have in common, aside from amazing cakes and a deep fondness for fine chocolate.  The Swiss are synonymous with punctuality, and the Irish, ahem, are not.  The Swiss have the Alps, famous for their breathtaking heights and glorious […]

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Starry Starry Night

Stars are ever abundant depending on where you look  You can see them in artwork in many different forms, aside from celebrity types.  There are also the astral types you see in the skies at nighttime and of course the kinds that sometimes adorn jewelry. When I think of stars, I immediately remember the painting […]

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A Lady Never Outgrows Birthstone Rings: December

If you’ve been following ShanOre, then you’ve seen the last few months I’ve written a piece on the Claddagh birthstone rings. Well, December is no different except those with December birthdays get to share their birthday month with Christmas and New Year’s Eve so I really feel for the December birthdays out there. Every month […]

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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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