Shannon is the second largest town in County Clare. The town is situated on the river Shannon and is home to the county’s major access point: Shannon International Airport. Shannon is Ireland’s only created town originating from the 1960’s as part of developing the local economy. Shannon has a huge industrial heartland and is home to the world’s first duty free shop in the airport.
Shannon is the perfect base for your holiday in County Clare. There are leisure facilities and a leisure centre, golfing activities, river walks and trails, shopping opportunities and the chance to sample delicious cuisine in the bars and restaurants. In addition to this there is great sporting action in Shannon ranging from rugby to hurling.