Discover your Irish Roots in the Shannon Region
Are you ancestors are from Ireland? Research tells us that most people of Irish Heritage living abroad will, at some time in their lives, try to discover more about their roots and connections to Ireland.
Quicktours.ie - Spend a day or two in the best of Ireland
From the heart of Dublin City you can take a one or two day tour on one of Quicktours.ie luxury coaches to explore Ireland's incredible scenery, atmosphere and culture. Experience the magic of an overnight stay with traditional music and fine food. Tours depart daily from Dublin year round.
Top 10 Things to Do
The Shannon Region has an unparalleled range of top visitor attractions, activities and sporting facilities to offer visitors. All are within easy reach of Shannon Airport and Limerick City. Don’t miss these major milestones on your holiday map.
Ireland has an enviable reputation for the variety of plants, shrubs and trees which its weather, softened by the Gulf Stream, allows to flourish in the most unusual of places. The Shannon Region has many beautifully designed and maintained gardens which are open to the public, from the formal and grand to the more relaxed private garden; all of which are a pleasure to visit.
School Tours in Ireland's Shannon Region
Ireland’s Shannon Region is the place to come for lots of school-free fun! All students from tots to teens are catered for with a wide range of activities and attractions that will amuse, entertain and educate its visitors.
The Shannon Region... Smiles for Seniors
For those on a weekend break or for those planning a longer stay, whether you are looking for some retail therapy or to appreciate heritage and culture, to watch a sporting event or to enjoy a concert, there is a wealth of attractions and activities for everyone to enjoy in Ireland’s Shannon Region.
Fun and Festivals for All
From fun-filled family events to adrenaline pumping sport and toetapping trad, mark your calendar and book your festival break today. Download your 2012 Calendar here.
Attractions... Over 100 Attractions Await
The Shannon Region has an unparalleled range of top visitor attractions to choose from and enjoy. The attractions come highly recommended and are all within easy reach of Shannon Airport and Limerick City. Don’t miss these major milestones on your holiday map.
Walking - the best way to experience the Shannon Region
Walking is truly the best way to experience the beauty of the Shannon Region. A network of quiet country roads and lanes, forest paths and mountain trails will take you to the heart of the beautiful, rural countryside.
Entertainment… a great cultural experience
We know how to enjoy ourselves in the Shannon Region and we delight in entertaining our guests in both novel and traditional ways. You can find love at a matchmaking festival, hear the cream of Irish Traditional musicians, enjoy classical music and ballet, modern dance or opera. There’s comedy, film, theatre, festivals and story telling; something for all ages and tastes. This is where you truly get to see and join the Irish at play.
Shannon Cruising… Take to the open water
The River Shannon and its magnificent lakes - one of the largest amongst them is Lough Derg - combine to form one of Europe's finest navigable inland waterways. You can hire and captain your own fully-equipped and beautifully furnished luxury cruiser and, with the minimum of tuition, the mighty Shannon is yours to explore and enjoy.
President Obama Visit to Ireland
Following in the footsteps of John F. Kennedy, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton, President of the USA Barack Obama visited Ireland in 2011.
On Your Bike... Cycling the Shannon Region
Within Ireland's Shannon Region, there is a feast of great cycling options through a series of scenic routes. There are country roads leading to seaside coves, stopping places by lake and rivers, and to mountain tops. The variety of scenery is almost endless: lowlands with rural villages and towns, castles, historic sites and parks to visit; highlands with fantastic scenary; and the Atlantic coastline of Clare. Rich in breathtaking scenery, the area has been referred to as the cyclist’s paradise.
Great Golf in Ireland's Shannon Region
The coastal grandeur and unspoiled greenery of the Shannon Region, easily lends itself to the relaxing game of golf. Here you will find more than 30 quality courses, each one uniquely challenging and with a character that is visually exciting.
Group Accommodation in the Shannon Region
If you are planning to bring a group to the Shannon Region, Trazoo (www.trazoo.ie) makes organising accommodation very easy. You can have packages and great value rates tailored by hotels specifically for your group with minimum effort. Trazoo has over 50 accommodation providers in the Shannon Region waiting for your enquiry.
Discover your Irish Roots in the Shannon Region
Trace your Irish roots from your home town by connecting with local Irish communities
Ireland's Shannon Region Tourist Information Offices
Shannon Development operates a series of Tourist Information Offices located in the Shannon Region. Advisors are available to ensure that visitors are provided with information and a range of services that will enable them to enjoy the Shannon Region to the fullest.