Shanore News

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

Know the Powers of Well Wishing

Have you ever made a wish into a well? Did that wish come true? In Ireland you may  have heard of the hundreds of holy wells that are dispersed around the country. Considering the republic’s size, that is a lot of wells! The likelihood that wherever you stand in Ireland that you are also very close to […]

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How to Cultivate Your Very Own Crann Bethadh

  Crann Bethadh otherwise known as “tree of life” has been a Celtic symbol for centuries. The history of this symbol is deeply rooted in religious and personal convictions among various other postulates. For instance, when land was newly acquired centuries ago in Ireland, the founders would plant or establish a tree within that perimeter. […]

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The Mysterious World of Irish Phone Etiquette

The telephone itself is not different in different places, but the Irish do have an approach to this modern essential that is unique.  While we are known around the world for being friendly and chatty, it is helpful to know that description applies to us only in person or online.  Over the telephone?  Not so […]

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Our Swarovski® Seal Guarantees Authenticity

Shanore’s recent partnership with Swarovski® has furnished you, the public, with many before unimagined and amazing pieces. In fact, any time Swarovski® is implanted into a design, that product automatically becomes something extra special. No other element adds the quality and genuineness to a piece of artwork like Swarovski® does. You can find many ornaments […]

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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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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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