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Location

A Welcome Home for Your Business Why the west of Ireland is the perfect place to locate The Shannon Region is on the very western edge of Europe and is arguably one of its most interesting, culturally rich and scenically beautiful places. The region consists of counties Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Offaly and Kerry.  The region has an abundance of charms from the famous river Shannon and Lough Derg along its eastern boundary and a rugged Atlantic coastline with the towering Cliffs of Moher...

Infrastructure

Infrastructure in the West of Ireland The Shannon Region’s highly developed infrastructure The Shannon Region has a highly developed infrastructure. Every day there are dozens of flights in and out of Shannon Airport to Britain, continental Europe and transatlantic flights to North America. Ireland’s railway network will take you all over the island while the M7 is a high quality motorway connecting Dublin and Limerick. The N18/M18 including the Limerick Tunnel provides a complete bypass...

Tourism

Tourist attractions in the West of Ireland There’s so much to see and do here Getting to the Shannon Region and the West of Ireland is easy, thanks to Shannon Airport and regular rail services from all over Ireland and tourism here is highly developed. You know about the stunning scenery and the majestic Shannon River, the phenomenal Cliffs of Moher and the ancient Bunratty Castle. But you may not have heard about some of the other attractions here: The Burren is a unique limestone pavement...

Fishing

Fishing in the West of Ireland Some of the best fishing in the world is in the West of Ireland A great many visitors come to the Shannon Region because the fishing in the West of Ireland is some of the best in the world. In this relatively compact area, dominated by water, you’ll find beautifully scenic lakes, rivers and shorelines. Some native fish available off the coasts in Ireland include; Wild salmon Trout Pike Bream Tench Roach Rudd Perch Dace The...

Music

Traditional & Contemporary Music in the West From traditional to rock, music is alive in the west of Ireland From ancient traditional reels and jigs to some of the biggest rock bands in the world music has long been at the heart of Irish culture. There is scarcely a village or street in Ireland without a musical pub or venue and this is as true today as it has always been. The difference today is there are also a number of large venues in the Shannon Region that play host to major...

Windsurfing

Windsurfing in the West of Ireland Ireland’s wild Atlantic coast is a windsurfing and surfing playground Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way is a windsurfing and surfing playground. People come all over Europe, and indeed the world, to surf the Atlantic waves. Of course, all water sports are well catered for here, including: Sailing Kayaking Power boating Swimming Cruising

Golf

The Shannon Region in the West of Ireland is a golfer’s paradise The Shannon region is a golfer’s paradise. Home to several of the world’s finest golf courses and best known premium championship venues designed by Robert Trent Jones Snr, Alister MacKenzie and Greg Norman which welcome thousands of golfers every year. With over 30 courses within a short drive of Shannon Airport, we are envied worldwide for our geographic position. Some of the most famous courses are here: Adare Manor...

Education Facilities

Education Facilities in Shannon Region Home to two prestigious universities and distinguished technical colleges The University of Limerick Located along the River Shannon Built on a 340-acre campus Lies just 5 km from the city centre Has in excess of 11,000 full-time undergraduate students, 1,500 part-time students, over 800 research postgraduates and 1,300 taught postgraduate students Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) Four campuses in Limerick city, one in Thurles,...

Shannon Region

An amazing place to live and work A fantastic quality of life and the superb infrastructure of Shannon Ireland [video width="1280" height="720" m4v="https://www.shannonproperties.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Shannon-Web3-1.m4v"][/video] The Shannon Region is on the very western edge of Europe and is arguably one of its most interesting, culturally rich and scenically beautiful places. The region consists of counties Clare, Limerick, Tipperary, Offaly and Kerry.  The region has an abundance...

SFZ History

The History of the SFZ Shannon Free Zone - the world's first free trade zone Shannon Free Zone was established in 1959 and was the world's first free trade zone. At the time, Shannon’s success depended on transatlantic flights stopping to refuel here. But advances in aeronautic technology meant that those days were numbered as commercial aircraft would soon have the range to bypass the airport. Shannon Airport’s director at that time, Brendan O'Regan, submitted a proposal to the government...
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