• Gateway to the World
    Why Limerick?

    World-class Connectivity

Limerick - Gateway to the World


From Nearest International Airport

Limerick is located just 25 kilometres from Shannon International Airport, which has full US customs pre clearance. Shannon Airport offers daily global air access to the US, UK and mainland Europe and served 1.75m passengers in 2017.

Shannon Airport


US FDI companies

Over 40% of US FDI companies are located within Shannon Airport’s catchment, reflecting its importance as a key FDI enabler. 

Limerick Map

Ireland's most connected economic fulcrum

Limerick’s excellent road and rail network reflects the region’s accessibility. Completion of M20 motorway to Cork and Northern Distributor Road will enhance intercity and intracity connectivity. 

M18 Limerick

2 Hours

from Dublin

Dublin is just a two hour drive by motorway and Limerick is the only location in Ireland with road access to all other regional urban cities within 90 minutes.

Shannon Estruary


Deep-water Port

Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) is Ireland’s largest deep-water port, handling the largest quantity of cargo in the country after Dublin. SFPC has announced plans for an unprecedented expansion at its general cargo terminal, Foynes, adding more than two-thirds the size of its existing area...learn more.

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