Shanore News

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

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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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 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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Weather You’ll Be Here or Not

When you picture Ireland, what comes to mind? Is your idea backed up with real facts though? Ireland is very lush and green. It has some rolling landscape, mountain ranges. pastures, fields, cliffs and is ever abundant with plant life. Wherever you go, you are likely not very far from a body of water whether it’s an […]

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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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