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  • - Shannon Heritage
    International Awards of Excellence Two of the company s and country s best known visitor attractions the newly renovated King John s Castle in Limerick and Malahide Castle and Gardens in Dublin were announced last night as winners of prestigious awards which were presented by Brian W Stack Managing Director CIE Tours International at Dublin Castle Speaking after receiving the award John Ruddle CEO of Shannon Heritage said Shannon Heritage has seven day visitor experiences and four evening entertainments located in the Shannon Region and Dublin and to have two of them come out tops in these prestigious awards is fantastic recognition for the company and the unique tourism product we have CIE Tours is one of the Ireland s largest inbound tour operators and these awards are based on customer feedback so it is the best possible validation we could get The customer is always right and if they are telling us our visitor attractions are this good then we are on the right track We are proud of our entire offering and King John s Castle and Malahide Castle Gardens are two outstanding examples of the quality attractions we provide for international and domestic visitors We are particularly pleased for King John s Castle as this award comes just 18 months after it reopened following an ambitious investment of 6m This investment is clearly paying off by way of increased visitor numbers to Limerick and the excellent feedback we are getting from them It is giving Limerick city tourism a real boost and indeed the wider city economy as it attracts more and more people into the heart of the city Ends Image Pictured at the Awards are Left to Right Vivienne Jupp Exec Chairman CIE International Joanne Pollard Marketing Manager Malahide Castle Aodhagan Behan Operations Manager Shannon

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    book your Santa visit for 2015 at www shannonheritage com or tel 061 360788 Prices for 2015 Adults 14 Children 26 Baby 7 additional charge for photo This years event promises to be bigger and better than last year watch this space for further details See the highlights of Santa 2014 at https www youtube com watch v 8ceQ3oVdAxI feature youtu be NEWS SPECIAL OFFERS Memmingen to West Coast of

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    as gala banquets themed events team building activities barbeques and much more Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further information regarding the Shannon Heritage Corporate Membership Programme or if you wish to book an event contact our sales department at 061 360788 or email sales shannonheritage com Shannon Heritage Corporate Membership Benefits 1 Special admission rates to all 6 Shannon Heritage day visitor attractions and evening entertainments in Counties Clare Limerick Galway attraction must be open to the public some exclusions apply for opening times see Terms Conditions 2 10 discount on all Shannon Heritage retail purchases 3 10 discount on all Shannon Heritage tearoom purchases 4 Special members rates for corporate events 5 Member Discounts on Gift Voucher Sales See more at http www shannonheritage com Membership CorporateMembership Easy Steps to Sign up for Corporate Membership To apply for a Corporate Membership card you can download the application form s from this page or request the form s from Shannon Heritage 1 Complete the Corporate Membership application form 2 Complete the credit facilities form if you do not already have credit facilities approval with Shannon Heritage 3 Once the application is approved a Shannon

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    Centre Shannon Heritage is delighted to announce it has been awarded the contract to operate and manage the new GPO Witness History Centre Read more Shannon Heritage Picks up Awards Shannon Heritage scoop honours at CIE Tours International Awards for King John s Castle and Malahide Castle Garden Read more Santa at Bunratty Castle Folk Park 2015 Reservations Now Open For Santa at Bunratty Castle Folk Park 2015 Read more Shannon Heritage Launches New Corporate Membership Card Shannon Heritage Launches New Corporate Membership Card Read more Halloween at Bunratty Castle Folk Park Enjoy Halloween Fun Games at Bunratty Castle Folk Park Bank Holiday Monday October 27th 12 pm 6pm Read more Banjo Pickers Festival Harvest Day at Bunratty Castle Folk Park Sunday September 28th 1 5 pm Don t miss the Banjo Pickers Festival Harvest Day at Bunratty Castle Folk Park Sunday September 28th 1 5 pm Read more Lughnasa Festival at Craggaunowen near Quin Co Clare Sunday August 3rd Monday August 4th Come and Experience Ireland s History and Heritage from Iron Age to Medieval Times Read more Brian Boru and The Battle of Clontarf 1014 2014 The 11th century High King of Ireland Brian Ború was one of the most influential and colourful figures in Irish history Read more 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 Read more 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 28 th 2013 Read more Spooky Tales at King John s Castle Limerick Sat Oct 26th Sun Oct 27th 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 Read more 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 Read more 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 Read more King John s Castle ready for Limerick City

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    are here Home Legal Information Legal Information Here is some useful Shannon Heritage legal information links Privacy Copyright Disclaimer NEWS SPECIAL OFFERS Memmingen to West Coast of Ireland Fly from Memmingen to the West Coast of Ireland from April to October 2016 from 165 return Commemorating the events of April 1916 with King John s Castle Limerick King John s Castle is running a schools competition throughout March and April

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  • - Shannon Heritage
    contract against strong competition in the tender process to become the official food partner of Shannon Heritage securing 16 jobs and creating approximately 50 jobs during peak season including chefs waiting staff and kitchen assistants Brook Catering are well experienced in managing large high profile events on both a local and national level given their consistent success with the likes of the Rose of Tralee Ball the Tall Ships Festival and the Cork Chamber Dinner Since their establishment in 2007 Brook Catering has grown from 2 employees to a total of nearly 200 in 2015 Outlining the importance of the partnership with Shannon Heritage Brook Sales Marketing Director Sharon O Donoghue stated This is an important milestone for Brook Catering in developing the Limerick and Clare Region Shannon Heritage welcomes over 90 000 visitors to its Medieval Banquets and Traditional Irish Night s each year and we are delighted to become a part of this highly successful operation We look forward to showcasing the best of Irish produce and suppliers in all of our menus Welcoming Brook Catering s appointment John Ruddle CEO Shannon Heritage said Catering and event services are a critical part of Shannon Heritage s aim to deliver excellent experiences to all of our visitors We are delighted to welcome Brook Catering to our team to provide these services and to work with us to bring our food offerings up to a new level and to develop new products and food options for our customers Their wealth of hospitality and specific venue experience were key elements in the contract win and we look forward to working with them over the coming three years to further enhance our offering to our visitors and guests Shannon Heritage welcomed over 637 000 visitors to their sites in 2014 making their

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    SECTION News Items You are here Home News Items News and Events European Sport Tourism Awards 2015 held at King John S Castle King John s Castle was delighted to be the chosen venue for the inaugural Shannon Group European Sport Tourism Awards 2015 15 organisations and venues across Ireland and Europe were recognised for their contribution and impact within the sport tourism sector and selected as the inaugural recipients of an European Sport Tourism Award Award Ceremony Gallery can be viewed here The event formed part of the second European Sport Tourism Summit held in Thomond Park Limerick on May 14th and 15th It featured an International Sport Tourism Conference Industry Expert Sessions Meet the Buyers and Sport Tourism Academic Conference Sport Tourism is estimated to be worth 450bn globally and growing at a rate of 14 per annum compared to wider tourism growth of 5 NEWS SPECIAL OFFERS Memmingen to West Coast of Ireland Fly from Memmingen to the West Coast of Ireland from April to October 2016 from 165 return Commemorating the events of April 1916 with King John s Castle Limerick King John s Castle is running a schools competition throughout March and April 2016 to

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  • - Shannon Heritage
    on our communities and the economic landscape of Ireland she said Cost containment and improving financial performance through further efficiencies remain an ongoing focus for the Group Our aim is to establish a more sustainable and robust business model and to improve our profitability across the Group Commenting on the Group results CEO Neil Pakey As we continue our task of building on the momentum and solid achievements of 2014 I believe the combination of our four strategic business units within a single group will unlock opportunities for further co operation and synergies Taking advantage of these synergies will be important as we strive to enable Shannon Group to fulfil its potential and become an important conduit for stimulating growth across the regional and national economy in the years ahead It is vital the Groups businesses are competitive within the European marketplace Our transformation must continue to evolve this year with emphasis on change continuous improvement and improved efficiencies combined with ensuring we continue to build the platform for the future sustainability of Shannon Group With the creation of our five year strategic plan we now have a road map on which to build an exciting and sustainable future Shannon Airport s profitability for the full financial year 2014 improved considerably with earnings before interest taxes depreciation and amortisation EBITDA of 4 6 million an increase of 34 on 2013 Addressing historic underinvestment in airport infrastructure also began in 2014 through a 4 4million airport capital expenditure programme Among these projects were an airport runway overlay upgrade fire safety upgrade works a new retail IT system and a new traffic management system The airport continued its growth trajectory with a significant increase in passenger numbers 17 and improvements in connectivity for the second successive year European traffic showed the largest gains with a 70 increase Transatlantic traffic continued to perform strongly increasing by 10 and UK traffic recorded a 5 increase The Group s intention to develop a cargo hub at the airport was also boosted this week by Turkish Airlines through its subsidiary Turkish Cargo who announced that it is to commence Ireland s only direct all cargo air service to North America from Shannon Shannon Airport first welcomed Turkish Airlines in early March this year when the airline began making refuelling stops at the airport Turkish Airlines will now operate a new weekly Shannon Chicago service on Fridays through its cargo subsidiary Turkish Cargo significantly boosting options for Irish exporters from multi nationals to SMEs Shannon Heritage the company s heritage visitor attraction business also experienced a positive year with an overall 11 increase in visitor numbers in its portfolio of visitor attractions and entertainment venues throughout the wider Shannon region and in Dublin The company recorded over 637 000 visitors in 2014 with admission numbers to day visitor attractions up over 13 Shannon Heritage reported turnover of 11 9 million for the full financial year ended 31 December 2014 a 7 6 increase on the previous year

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