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Shannon, County Clare

county clareShannon, named after the river near which it stands, is a new town located in County Clare. The town is located just off the N19 road, a spur of the N18 road between Limerick and Ennis.

Accommodation in Shannon is amongst the finest in Ireland with a great tradition in the hotels hospitality industry, catering for all the guests staying in a Shannon Hotel.

The west of Ireland has many beautiful tourist attractions and sites of interest for tourists visiting Shannon. While staying in Shannon you will find attractions such as golf, walks, angling, cruising. Indeed, 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 luxury cruiser and, with the minimum of tuition, the mighty Shannon is yours to explore and enjoy.

Shannon Airport is one of Ireland's three primary airports with Dublin Airport and Cork Airport. It is located approximately 24km from Limerick and 22km from Ennis. 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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