Shanore News

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

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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What My Google Search Taught Me

Ever find something when you weren’t even looking? It seems that donkeys needed to have their say. I never thought I’d be one to ever suggest this. I mean, in terms of adoption, the first things that come to mind are the unwanted children out there in need of help. I also think about abandoned dogs and other “domestic” animals. 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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Ireland: Better United or No?

Ireland has been divided into two, distinct parts for a long time. Do any reasons remain to be separated or should they just bury the hatchet? Ever wondered if the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland should reunite? It’s not an uncommon question. When bringing the topic up, some think that perhaps the benefits will […]

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The Second Battle of Dublin’s Moore Street

Moore Street in Dublin was a key battle site in the 1916 Easter Rising, and it recently came under attack again by property developers who wanted to replace the buildings with a shopping center. Dubliners were having none of it. Visitors to Ireland might be surprised by the number of historic heritage sites everywhere as […]

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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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