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Shannon - Ireland

Take your time when travelling around the country. While it's possible to drive the length of Ireland in less than a day and to traverse the width of the country in a few hours, We suggest explore a particular region, whether on foot, on horseback or behind the wheel, mindful of the wandering sheep on small back roads.

Ireland offers Stunning coastal scenery, charming people, excellent golfing, horse racing, fishing, fine theatre, bird watching (for puffins, terns and other northern sea birds), historical sites and ruins, lush gardens, shopping and legendary Irish pubs (where Guinness Stout and Irish whiskey flow freely). Ireland will appeal to almost everyone. However, the same natural elements that make the countryside so green make the weather cool and damp.

The Shannon Region, in the mid-west of Ireland consists of 190 kilometres from end to end, it is full of stunning landscapes, Atlantic seascapes, great sporting activity, entertainment, top visitor attractions, fun, music, beaches, cliff top and mountain walks, quiet country roads and everywhere the artifacts of Ireland's ancient history. While the Shannon Region consists of counties Clare and Limerick. Clare has an abundance of visual riches from the famous river Shannon and Lough Derg which form its eastern boundary and west towards its rugged Atlantic coastline with towering cliffs and golden beaches. Limerick is a county of quiet beauty and rural charm. Its gentle undulating landscape is pleasing to the eye from the beautiful Golden Vale in the east to the tidal estuary Shannon Estuary in the west. the Shannon region is dominated by water, with the coastline and many rivers and lakes, including the River Shannon, it is no wonder angling is so popular in the area. The best place for salmon fishing is the River Shannon, the longest river in both Ireland and Britain. Brown trout and sea trout are also plentiful in the area. Eel angling is also popular in Lough Derg and the Shannon Estuary.

Golf is as popular in Shannon as it is in the rest of Ireland. There is a fantastic eighteen hole course at Shannon Airport. In nearby Ennis, there is a driving range for the less experienced golfer or the experts who want to perfect their teeing off.