Shanore News

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

Irish-Inspired Stocking Stuffers & Charms!

There are two types of Christmas presents out there. There are the classic, old-fashioned ones that we place under the tree and that we spend much of our time wrapping into pretty, little or big packages. Then, there are the stocking stutffers. Now, what are those exactly?   Stockings have been a part of Christmas […]

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Give the Gift of Gold and Everlasting Friendship

Want to give a gift of gold for the holidays?  Make it even more special with a claddagh ring. Holidays give us the chance to think about those we love and are closest to. Many times upon deep reflection, we realize that no ordinary gift will do what we want. Sometimes what we need is something extra […]

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A Few Ways to Make your Christmas Just Like Ireland

What is Christmas like in Ireland? To those folks who want to make their holidays a bit more green, follow this advice.                      If you are Irish in descent, but you live worlds away, you can still find meaningful ways to incorporate Irish culture into your holidays. […]

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12 Unique Irish Christmas Gift Ideas for 2015

Do you need some great ideas for Christmas gifts? We have collected here many original, unique and completely Irish concepts. Take a look! Please feel free to republish our infographic (at the bottom of this post) on your blog or website. Getting ready for the Christmas holiday season can be hectic especially when you have lots […]

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Celtic Rings Fit Perfectly on Christmas

Looking for an ideal and very meaningful gift that is Irish? A Celtic ring will deliver! Searching for the right Christmas gift can be a hassle. There are so many things to choose from and it can be difficult to know that a gift is the right one before purchasing. Celtic rings offer many different […]

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Create A Christmas Covered in Crystal

What are the advantages of using crystals this Christmas? Read on to find out more! This Christmas season, you will get to choose your decorations. The great fun in this is that everyone has different likes and tastes. Sometimes people cover their homes in bright lights and tinsel. While other times, we see an abudnance of […]

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Live Your Life Like A Queen

Life could imitate that of royalty. But how? It has been a very long time since Ireland has had royalty, so to speak. Today when we think of “the royals,” we are often directed to Great Britain or other European countries. However, Ireland has had a long history of royal leadership. So much so, that it […]

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Gifting a Tree for “Under the Tree”

Interested in an original idea for the holidays that requires the help of a tree? Check this out! Creativity is abound during the holidays that even the most unspirited seeming individuals will go to town by decorating their homes, trees and businesses. I think it is fair to say that there is something about the holidays […]

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Looking for Love Through the Celts

Looking for a clear description of love? This is something that is not so openly demonstrated. There is no one symbol that captures the idea of love to the Celts. Many people see a shape like a heart and know that it represents love and care. But, that symbol was not really a big part […]

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The Season for Silver and Gold

Silver and gold, silver and gold, sang Burl Ives in the classic Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer special, everyone wishes for silver and gold. It’s a bit early to put up those beloved silver and gold Christmas decorations, but not too early to start thinking about your own gift list.  You can be sure Santa […]

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