Shanore News

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

An Irish Christmas for the Littlest

Who relies on this holiday most? For Christmas, make it best for the youngest. For Christmas, the most impressionable minds are the youngest ones. Realize that when you shop for Christmas, it usually means that many people will be on that Christmas, gift list. We shop for our husbands and wives, our moms and dads, […]

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More Powerful than E-mail: the American Letter

A long time ago, Ireland was effected by an incredible famine which riddled the country with strife. People were starving and when people are not getting the bare essential of food, it is common for times to turn desperate. Worry turns into concern which then easily turns into panic. However, during such a time, it […]

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Knots for Christmas. How to Bring them to Your Holiday

Celtic knots are ancient symbols. When they are worn, they literally embody great messages from the past. It is interesting since today, such old emblems can still fit in well with fashion and what we wear. However, I think it is easy for people to misunderstand just how deep their meaning is unless they grasp […]

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At Home, Delicious, Irish Pudding for Christmas

Have you made pudding for your holiday dessert? If not, see below for some great tips! The holiday time is a great time for experimenting with new or different customs. For the most part, many people like to stick with the traditional things that they have always experienced during the season. But, if you are Irish, perhaps there are […]

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When the Best of Times Is the Worst of Times

For some, there is deep darkness behind the twinkling lights.  What can you do to help anyone in your life who is struggling with depression? One of Ireland’s most famous singers recently posted a suicide note on Facebook, and was thankfully found in time to be helped.  That individual deserves privacy at this time, but […]

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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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