Shanore News

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Famous Finds in Irish Records

If you’re looking for a website to help in your search for Irish ancestors, Find My Past might be able to help. And while you are sifting through the records, enjoy the famous finds inside some of Ireland’s oldest historical records. See Jonathan Swift’s record, one of Ireland’s most prized writers and the author of […]

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Rocking Through the Ages

Irish Archaeology took a turn for the funny last week, when they offered a slideshow of famous musicians paired with important archaeological sites. One features Louis Armstrong playing for his wife Lucille in front of the Sphinx. U2 is also shown, looking cool and collected (and young!) in front of the Rock of Cashel in […]

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The Drunk Irish? Think Again

There’s a widely accepted trope out there that the Irish drink more than everyone else. According to a World Health Organization study, this is not the case. In fact, Ireland didn’t even make the top 20. Coming in number one was Belarus, with the average person drinking 17.5 liters of alcohol each year- or nearly […]

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