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Living in the West

Unlike no other, the Shannon Region and Ireland’s west is truly one of the most unique places to live and work. Live here and you’ll enjoy an amazing variety of culture and history, breath-taking scenery, and coastal beauty amongst several bustling cities and towns. The region offers an urban way of living with a fresh Atlantic outlook.  

Healthy Industry

For generations, so many multi-national companies located here and made Shannon their home. In fact, Shannon Free Zone, set in over 600 acres, is home to over 100 organisations, providing jobs for over 7,000 employees and supporting all future expansion. Start-up companies are warmly welcomed, with our Gateway Hub providing hot desk and short term leasing opportunities for start up organisations. There is also a huge range of retail businesses, ensuring daily commercial life is alive and well in the west. 

Locate here and you will be in good company joining the likes of; Jaguar Landrover, Edwards Lifesciences, GE Sensing, Zimmer and more.

Real Connectivity

Connectivity is a real advantage to living in the region. With our international airport at its centre, the region enjoys superb access to Europe and North America through great transport and logistics networks. It is also directly connected to Ireland’s major infrastructural networks, providing excellent road connectivity with a motorway linking to Dublin in approximately two hours.

Natural Beauty

Whether it’s the rugged beauty of the Wild Atlantic Way or the sporting and cultural traditions of the region that attracts you here, we know you’ll want to stay.

World-class Education

In addition, the West is home to a number of world class learning institutions with the University of Limerick, National University of Ireland Galway, and many Institutes of Technology all within Shannon’s catchment area providing an educated, skilled workforce to recruit from in the locality.

Easy Living

As a place to live, you’ll find competitively priced property rentals and purchases. Combined with educational opportunities, cultural, sporting and outdoor activities, take a moment to consider what life would be like in Ireland’s western region.

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