Key Regional Features
Critical mass populaton of 1.2m between the Atlantic Gateways of Cork, Limerick/Shannon, Galway.
Shannon International Airport in close proximity to Limerick City.
Strong Industrial/Business Core.
A young, highly educated and flexible workforce. Over 35% of the Region’s population are under the age of 25 and more than 40,000 students attend 3rd level colleges in the Region.
Shannon Estuary sheltered Deep Sea Ports.
A rural hinterland of distinctive landscapes and beautiful scenery with many historical landmarks.
Mid-West Region, Counties of Clare, Limerick, North Tipperary & Limerick City
|Area (sq kms)||8,248,64|
|Regional Population||371,900 (2008)|
|Population Target||427,200 (2016)|
|Population Target||463,200 (2022)|
Source: Mid-West Regional Planning Guidelines 2010-2022