Shanore News

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

From the Races to the Rescues: the Life of Irish Greyhounds

Given how many different dog breeds have Irish roots and how frequently hounds are portrayed in Celtic knot designs and illuminated lettering, one might assume that Ireland was a haven for dogs.  Greyhounds have a noble history and were prized by the ancient Celts, who brought their faithful companions into battle with them.  Hounds have […]

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Swarovski® Adds Loads of Glamour at Shanore

Our jewelry collection has recently gotten a bit more sparkly. Well, perhaps more than just a bit. Our latest anthology has enough shimmer and shine that even the sun may come second fiddle when searching for brilliance. No offense to the sunshine, but our latest series is fabulously incandescent with the help of Swarovski® crystals. Swarovski® crystals are world-renowned for creating top-drawer […]

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Is the Water Supply in Ireland a Joke?

Facts did a fairly recent video online which takes a sarcastic approach to the issues Ireland has been having with public water supply. The video shows the various ways that not having water truly effects typical households. Even though the reel makes light of things, the situation is actually crucial for some. Watch below as […]

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What the World Would Be Like if Irish Kids Ran It

Children have opinions and insights that most adults fail to recognize. Why is that? Well, because children are as basic to understanding humanity as possible. They do not need to worry about bills, jobs or keeping their homes clean. Rather, the issues that face most children are things like, what they like to eat, drink, do or […]

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We Do Death Differently Here

The Irish-American community has clung to many traditions from Ireland, and Ireland watches American television shows and wears American brands.  Each has influenced the other in so many ways – but there is one inevitable part of life where the two countries have a complete disconnect.  That’s death.  American culture is relatively quiet about death […]

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Dublin Homeless Crisis: The Facts and How to Help

Christy Burke, chair of Inner City Helping Homeless, wants the Dáil to reconvene now to resolve what he sees as a homelessness crisis happening this summer in Dublin. Over the last year, homelessness in Dublin has increased more than 100%.  According to the Dublin Region Homeless Executive, there were 531 families in emergency accommodation as […]

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