- The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust
Travel to Shannon
Situated on the River Shannon, Shannon is the second largest town in County Clare 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. The area has a huge industrial heartland and is home to the world’s first duty free shop in the airport.
Shannon offers everything you need and all that you’ll love about Clare and the West of Ireland. Leisure facilities and a leisure centre, golfing activities and river walks and trails will keep the active happy – while there are plenty of shopping opportunities as well as quality bars and restaurants known for their excellent cuisine. Shannon is an excellent sporting destination too – offering everything from rugby to hurling.