Sixty years of leading the way in Ireland’s midwest region

Shannon has been a beacon for economic growth and regional development for six society-transforming decades – and, says Helen Downes of Shannon Chamber, intends to continue to lead

6th October, 2019
Helen Downes: ‘Shannon can become a model for how our society and our people can thrive, despite challenges posed by global climate change’ Picture: Alan Place

This year, Shannon celebrates its 60th anniversary as a beacon for economic growth and regional development in Ireland.

The milestone presents a valuable opportunity to celebrate all that has been achieved so far but, more importantly, what lies ahead, because the message from Shannon is loud and clear: the best is still to come.

“Sixty years ago, Shannon heralded a revolutionary era of inward investment and tourism growth that transformed society for years to come,”...

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