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Interesting facts about Shannon

Shannon, named after Ireland longest river, is the gateway to the Wild Atlantic Way, one of the most magnificent driving routes in the world. As the home of Irish traditional music and the Cliffs of Moher, Shannon offers visitors a unique cultural experience. Book your flight to Shannon with Aer Lingus and discover its small-town charm and stunning scenery.

Bunratty Castle and Folk Park

Attend a medieval banquet at Bunratty Castle, a 15th-century tower house, and watch the Bunratty Castle Singers perform. As you tour the castle, note the medieval furnishings and ask the guide about their extensive restoration work. Then discover 19th century Ireland at the Folk Park, an open-air museum. Explore a potter’s shop, the post office, and watch blacksmiths at work.

Cliffs of Moher and Wild Atlantic Way

Experience the awe-inspiring view of the Atlantic Ocean from atop the famed Cliffs of Moher while cruising the 2.500 km long coastal highway known as the Wild Atlantic Way. The cliffs, which tower over 150 metres from the ocean below, are one of many popular attractions along the scenic Wild Atlantic Way, which snakes up and down Ireland’s west coast.

Craggaunowen

Experience ancient life first hand at Craggaunowen – The Living Past Experience. After visiting Craggaunowen Castle, walk across the bridge to see what life was like in prehistoric Ireland by stepping foot on the recreated crannog, a fortified, manmade river island.

Shannon Estuary

Enjoy a scenic walk along the Shannon Estuary Loop. Next, join a boat tour along the unspoiled coastline. Bring your binoculars and watch for guillemots, gannets and razorbills. Keep a look out for dolphins and grey seals.

Shannon Aviation Museum

Climb into the cockpit at the Shannon Aviation Museum. Try out an actual Boeing 737 flight simulator, see a working Buccaneer XX897 fighter and discover a unique collection of model aircrafts, artefacts, and memorabilia.

Weather in Shannon

Tuesday broken clouds
18°C 2 Jun 2020
Wednesday overcast clouds
15°C 3 Jun 2020
Thursday light rain
14°C 4 Jun 2020
Friday light rain
16°C 5 Jun 2020
Saturday moderate rain
11°C 6 Jun 2020
Sunday moderate rain
17°C 7 Jun 2020
Monday light rain
14°C 8 Jun 2020
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