Shanore News

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

Is Ireland Progressively Leading the Way?

The tricolour, the Irish national flag, flying high

Is Ireland leading the way for new ideas and solutions in the political arena? Because they are a country that has navigated rank and status in ways that are both impressive and puzzling, the latest referendum on same-sex marriage has many curious. Will other countries follow suit? As it appears, Ireland is a possible catalyst in […]

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A Woman’s Jewelry Collection: What it Really Means

Irish jewelry, celtic necklace for women

Collecting awesome jewelry and ornaments is a fun part of most women’s lives. It can take years to build up a stock of items that completes your wardrobe. Most importantly, when women attain jewelry it becomes a special part of us. We pick and receive items from loved ones and ourselves alike. Our jewelry stashes are […]

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Ireland Abortion Laws Criticized by U.N. Committee… Again

pro-choice abortion rally

Today (22 June) a United Nations committee that has reviewed Ireland’s compliance with the U.N. Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has recommended that Ireland amend its abortion laws (among others). Currently, abortion is illegal in Ireland unless the pregnant woman’s (or girl’s) life is at risk.  It’s illegal in cases of fetal abnormalities, […]

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Say Hello to Summer with Gold

An Irish claddagh ring. celtic jewelry

Summertime is a great time of year for fashion. It really is the ideal period to highlight your best features. Mostly, this is achieved by wearing clothes that are sophisticated, unique yet still sexy. The trick is combining the two and knowing how. Some ladies think less is more and cover too little, while some cover […]

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Is Ireland Doing Enough for Magdalene Victims?

In a couple of weeks on the first of July, the Redress for Women Who Were Resident in Certain Institutions Act comes into effect in Ireland, providing healthcare (including counseling services) to women who survived their time in the Magdalene Laundries and are still living in Ireland. The Laundries were the Irish manifestation of Magdalene asylums, institutions run […]

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