About Us

Shannon Heritage is Ireland’s leading commercial operator of tourism attractions. In total, Shannon Heritage manages seven day visitor attractions, three evening entertainment venues and three standalone retail units. Shannon Heritage’s attractions are located in the Mid-West include Bunratty Castle and Knappoque Castle. The company has evolved to become one of the leading national providers of evening entertainment for tourists: the long-established and enormously popular Bunratty Medieval Banquet is Shannon Heritage’s flagship evening offer.

Since 2012, total visitors to Shannon Heritage attractions have almost doubled, increasing from 460,000 in 2012 to 905,000 in 2016. Shannon Heritage sites are a key attractor for tourists visiting Ireland. 

Shannon Heritage has recently become a Business All Star for our 'Best In Class' delivery of high standards of verified performance, trust and customer centricity.


Our Mission Statement

To develop, manage and operate commercially sustainable products and related activities by providing heritage experiences to international standards utilising our natural and built environment.  The company recognises the need to achieve a balance between its custodial/curatorial role and the need to operate in a commercial environment.’

Our website brings together all of the experiences we have developed to date.  However we never sit still, and over the next few years we will continue to develop innovative heritage experiences and world class evening entertainments.  We welcome your comments and if we can make your visit here more enjoyable, please tell us how... we’d love to hear from you!