It’s easy to see why 50% of foreign direct investment companies choose to locate in the Shannon Region.

  • A Corporation Tax rate of 12.5% applies to trading profits in all sectors, including manufacturing and international services
  • Proximity to Shannon Airport with daily connections to the US and Asia
  • Easy access to air freight and air support services
  • Access to European markets
  • Excellent road and rail networks; motorway connections to Ireland’s main cities.
  • Highly skilled, educated and experience workforce
  • Excellent educational establishments – University of Limerick, Limerick Institute of Technology, Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • Expansive tourism products
  • Great quality of life with Ireland always listed in the top 10 friendliest countries in the world