The Shannon area is rich in culture and steeped in history. From Shannon Airport to Limerick city, out into the lush green landscape of county Limerick or through Co Clare towards the incredibly stunning Burren, and on to Galway and the west of Ireland, there is so much to see and do; it really is a great place to Live, Work and take some downtime.
The Shannon Region is an incredibly popular tourism destination, not just for overseas visitors but for people living all over Ireland too, with highlights that include the majestic Shannon River, Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, Knappogue Castle, King John’s Castle , the unique karst landscape of the Burren and the Wild Atlantic Way.
The major economic drivers are the Shannon Free Zone, Shannon Airport, Shannon Foynes Port Company, tourism, National Technology Park and major educational institutions such as the University of Limerick, Limerick Institute of Technology, NUIG, GMIT, Institute Technology, Tralee.
Shannon Airport serves the Shannon Region , offering a wide range of flights to Britain, continental Europe and transatlantic flights to and from the USA. It is the only airport in the West of Ireland with direct flights serving UK, Europe and the US. The high quality M7 motorway connects Dublin and Limerick. Shannon is a short drive from Limerick City and within easy commute to the stunning vista that the Atlantic coastline presents.
Take a browse through the following websites and discover the wonders of the region.
Shannon Heritage (part of The Shannon Group)
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