Shannon is a town in , . Its main claim to fame is its airport, the place where the Duty Free Shop was invented and once a frequent stopover for early transatlantic flights.

Landmarks in the Area

Shannon Airport is an international airport located in in the . is situated 4 km west of Shannon. Photo: Wolf32at, Public domain.

Bunratty Castle is a large 15th-century tower house in , . is situated 3½ km east of Shannon. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Battle of Dysert O'Dea took place on 10 May 1318 at near , Ireland. is situated 3 km east of Shannon.

Localities in the Area

Shannon or Shannon Town, named after the river near which it stands, is a town in , . Photo: worak, CC BY 2.0.

Hurlers Cross is a small village in , situated close to and 6 km from both and . is situated 2 km northeast of Shannon.


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