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The Shannon Region counties of Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary and South Offaly, have activities and attractions to entice even the most discerning visitor. In one compact Region you can enjoy mediaeval banquets, experience traditional Irish music sessions, soak up the sporting atmosphere, shop ‘til you drop or visit ‘Obama Country’, as the Moneygall and Shinrone areas of Offaly are now being branded, and walk in the footsteps of President Barack Obama.
Spectacular countryside, wonderful rivers and lakes, and the magnificent Atlantic Ocean make the Shannon Region an ideal setting for outdoor adventure. With activities as diverse as sky diving, mountain biking, power boating, water-skiing, kayaking, fishing, horse riding, surfing and sub-aqua diving as well as a range of specially designed walking and cycling trails, those with an adventurous side won’t be disappointed. You can enjoy leisurely cruising on the Shannon/Lough Derg, Ireland’s largest pleasure lake, or take to the high seas for a dolphin watching trip from Kilrush or Carrigaholt in Co. Clare.
Throughout the year the region hosts an array of festivals and events; from music to poetry to sport, no matter what your taste the Shannon Region has something to suit.
The Shannon Region welcomes families and with over 100 managed day visitor attractions to choose from it is an ideal family holiday location. Take a journey underground through the magical world of Aillwee or Doolin show caves, visit the world famous Thomond Park Stadium, explore the award-winning gardens of Birr Castle Demesne and catch a glimpse of rural life in Ireland over 100 years ago at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park.
Get out and about and discover the beauty of the Shannon Region. A network of quiet country roads, forest paths and mountain and coastal trails traverse the region, including several national and regional cycle routes. Discover what to see and do - Click Here
Be sure to pick up a copy of the Shannon Region Discount Card Click Here for more information