Shanore News

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

Asking a Man for His Hand

History has seen many different opinions or lines of action over this issue, if you can call it that. What is your opinion on the subject? Ah, marriage, matrimony and getting engaged; they are considered life events on Facebook and rites of passage, at the very least, in some cultures. It is still commonplace for […]

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Giving an Estate a Particular Ring

Estates have their special idiosyncratic that align with those in ownership. What are some of the characteristics that you think should stand out? Near the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is County Monaghan. Many visitors who enter the country come via Dublin and County Monaghan is only about an hour and a half drive from […]

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These Charming Beads Please!

Wearing a bracelet might befit you for good luck or some, other something. What charm would you pick to wear and for what reason? When it comes to Ireland, things like magic and wizardry aren’t at all that far fetched. After all, Ireland is the land where leprechauns, fairies and pots of gold at the […]

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Finding Ireland in a Sapphire

If you know where to look, you can find the perfect relationship from your stone and your country. Have you ever considered where you can find this with Ireland and the sapphire? It’s not so far fetched to make a connection between sapphires and the Republic of Ireland. It just helps to know where to […]

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The Makings of a Spring Nuptial

Getting married in spring? It’s hard to know where to start. Yesterday was the first day of spring, at least, officially. Where I live, we got a large amount and hopefully, our last dose of snow for many months today. It wasn’t what I had pictured for the first few days of spring. I had […]

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Where Are the Luckiest Shamrocks?

Shamrocks are a synonymous symbol of Ireland and they stand for luck. Why do you think that is?  The saying “the luck of the Irish” or a plethora of shamrocks gives the great impression that Ireland is steeped in fortune and prosperity. It really does. We believe based on what we have seen so often […]

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How to Pack for St. Paddy’s Day

Ever wonder what to bring with you for St. Paddy’s? Here’s how to create the perfect day bag. St. Paddy’s day is a day to celebrate a wonderful saint. Spirits are alive and in full force because the day has become synonymous with Ireland. No matter where you are in the word, March 17th is […]

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Add Some Aqua Blue for Two

Here’s the thing, we don’t normally think of aqua and Ireland together, now do we? Maybe we should. Aquamarine is a beautiful gemstone. Not only is it one of the birthstones for the month of March, it has many spiritual qualities that makes it a great stone to have all year long. It is a […]

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