Shannon, the second largest town in County Clare, located on the river Shannon, just off the N18 Route from Ennis to Limerick. Shannon is Ireland's only created town, being built in the 1960's as part of the development of the regional economy.
While staying in Shannon you will find attractions such as golf, walks, angling, cruising. Tthe River Shannon and its magnificent lakes combine to form one of Europe's finest navigable inland waterways. You can hire and captain your own fully-equipped cruiser and, with the minimum of tuition, the mighty Shannon is yours to explore and enjoy.
Located approximately 24km from Limerick and 22km from Ennis, Shannon Airport is one of Ireland's three primary airports with Dublin Airport and Cork Airport. The airport, which positions itself as the gateway to the West of Ireland, continues to serve the majority of its business on transatlantic routes.
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