Shanore News

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

Banshees and Púcas and Faeries, Oh My!

Ireland has a unique way of doing most things.  There’s something distinct about everything from our beer to our ancient ruins to our sense of humor.  Even the spooky spirits we might encounter on Samhain/ Halloween are distinctly Irish.  Many people around the world with Irish heritage have researched their family roots, but what about […]

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Brigid the Triple Goddess

Brigid is a famed mythological goddess of the Celts with not just one key attribute but three distinct ways in which she ruled the ways. Her skills were in healing physical ails, poetry and smithcraft. This would make her the perfect goddess symbol for Shanore, for she would have appreciated the fine metal working that […]

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Georgian Newbridge

There once was a demesne that was looking for the perfect building to fit it’s space. What eventually came into that space became known as Newbridge Estate, a Georgian-style home which was erected in 1736 by the then archbishop. The style of architecture seen in this home is one that makes it quite a treasure. […]

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