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  • Banjo Pickers Festival & Harvest Day at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Sunday September 28th, 1 - 5 pm

    Harvest Day at Bunratty Folk Park Bunratty Co Clare Ireland

    Don't miss the Banjo Pickers Festival & Harvest Day at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Sunday September 28th, 1 - 5 pm

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  • Lughnasa Festival at Craggaunowen, near Quin, Co. Clare - Sunday August 3rd & Monday August 4th

    Craggaunowen - The Living Past Expereince 150 x 152

    Come and Experience Ireland's History and Heritage from Iron Age to Medieval Times!

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  • Brian Boru and The Battle of Clontarf 1014 - 2014

    Brian Boru Clare County Council commemoration Trail and Festival

    The 11th century High King of Ireland, Brian Ború was one of the most influential and colourful figures in Irish history.

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  • King John’s Castle is a visitor magnet for Limerick and Shannon Region

    Watch video clips of  the King John’s Castle official opening on Friday November 29th by Minister for Finance Michael Noonan

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  • Bunratty Castle & Folk Park presents'The Shannonside Winter Music Festival'Saturday January 18th 2014

    Enjoy a wide range of musical genres from bluegrass and swing to traditional Irish and classical at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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  • Halloween Fun & Games at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

    Halloween horror will be the order of the day at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park Bank Holiday Monday (October 28th 2013)

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  • Spooky Tales at King John's Castle, Limerick Sat Oct 26th & Sun Oct 27th

    Spooky Tales

    Bring the kids to King John Castle this Saturday & Sunday Oct 26th & 27th for a great day out (normal admission rates apply and reservations are necessary). Enjoy spooky tales every half hour from 1 pm with the last tale at 3.30 pm. Visitors can also enjoy the brand new visitor exerience at King John's Castle which re-opened last Summer after a €5.7 million redevelopment featuring touch screen technology and a dazzling array of computer generated imagery . Relax afterwards in our panoramic cafe. The castle is open this weekend from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm (last admission 4 pm) and from Tuesday Oct 29th the Winter opening times will be 9.30 am - 4.30 pm (last admission 3.15 pm).


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  • Recalling the Visit of JFK to Shannon

    Not only did 1963 mark the beginning of medieval banquets at Bunratty Castle it also marked the year one of the world's most icon figures visited our shores.

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  • King John’s Castle re-opens today Friday June 28th

    Hear ye Hear ye - King John’s Castle re-opens today Friday June 28th by order of his Majesty King John!

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  • King John’s Castle ready for Limerick City of Culture 2014

    Shannon Heritage was delighted to participate in the exciting “That’s Limerick” event held in association with Failte Ireland and Shannon Region conference and Sports Bureau.

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  • Bunratty Singer performance for President Kennedy

    Irish Times article describing Bunratty Singer Joy O'Kane's performance for President Kennedy.

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  • Bunratty Castle Medieval Banquet featured on primetime national radio

    Listen to this wonderful segment from RTE's Morning Ireland Show on the 50th anniversary of the Bunratty Castle Banquet.

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  • Launch of the 21st edition of the Glance Limerick Guidemap

    The people in the pic are: L-R : John Horgan Shannon Heritage, Dr. Fergal Barry President of Limerick Chamber of Commerce, Marie Brennan Shannon Heritage, John Rice Director Glance Promotions.

    Shannon Heritage has supported Glance Promotions, a local tourism publications provider who are now providing a nationwide service to hotels and tourist outlets.

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  • Bunratty Castle former Butler interviewed on Lyric FM

    Noel Murphy, former Butler at Bunratty Castle Banquet was interviewed for Lyric FM’s Culture File – this was aired recently on Lyric FM to highlight our 50th year of banqueting at Bunratty Castle and detailing stories of Noel’s time at the castles.

    Noel Murphy, former Butler at Bunratty Castle Banquet was interviewed for Lyric FM’s Culture File.

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  • Bunratty Castle celebrates 50 years of Banqueting

    Bunratty Castle Medieval banquet, Ireland’s longest running dinner entertainment, celebrates its 50th anniversary this year.

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  • Shannon Heritage Blooms in 2013

    Shannon Heritage Bloom

    Bloom is gaining in popularity year on year and Shannon Heritage is delighted to be part of the tourism focus for County Clare featured on the Clare Tourism Forum Stand at the Grand Pavillion at Bloom.

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  • Spooky Tales at King John's Castle Sat & Sun Oct 26th & 27th


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