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20 Shannon Region, Toasted Sandwiches and Limerick You’re A Lady – AUDIO

Episode Guide – Podcast #20 Shannon Region, Toasted Sandwiches and Limerick You’re a Lady

We head to the lesser visited treasures of the Shannon Region, enjoy toasted ham, cheese and tomato sandwiches and Liam sings Limerick You’re A Lady.

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Show Notes

00:00
Intro – Song “The Devil’s Bit” by Theresa Larkin

00:50
Shannon Region

John King Photo2:13
John King – Shannon Region Development
Shannon Region Tourism (www.shannonregiontourism.ie)
Shannon Heritage (www.shannonheritage.com)

03:10
Major sites: Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, Bunratty Banquet; County Clare heritage, music, Atlantic coast, the Burren.

04:00
River Shannon & Limerick City (oldest city charter & home of King John’s Castle).

04:30
Lough Derg

05:00
Hidden Spots

05:24
Suggestions: smaller villages for local heritage, Special tours and day trips (Golf, Fishing, Walking, Cycling)

06:12
Drives: Burren/North Clare, Lough Derg (Counties Clare, Galway, North Tipperary & Limerick)

07:40
Most-missed highlights: County Limerick, west Limerick & north Tipperary, Silvermines & Nenagh

09:10
Large area: Athlone, Lough Derg, Limerick, Atlantic Ocean

09:56
Killaloe and Ballina: Brian Boru Heritage Centre in Killaloe Brian Boru Fort, Graves of the Leinstermen, Seven Counties Lookout.

10:46 West Offaly Railroad: A tour through the Black Water Bog – learn about peat/turf, Ireland’s energy opportunities, Bog Bodies at the National Gallery in Dublin, nearby Clonmacnois and a photo of Liam cutting turf.

11:30
Loop Head: Lighthouse and coastal views, Bridges of Ross, The Little Ark at Kilbaha.

11:58
Limerick City: new pedestrian streets, hotels and shopping.

12:30
The Jasmine Palace Chinese Restaurant: they have an amazing all-you-can-eat buffet on Sundays – 12:30-3:00pm, reservations recommended 061-412484.

12:40
Scenic N69: between Limerick and Tarbert.

13:00
Adare: our starting point.

13:30
Curraghchase Forest Park: Manor House, forest hikes and a pet cemetery.

13:50
Askeaton: Tourist Office, local tour guide/historian Anthony Sheehy, castle, Hell Fire Club, abbey (with a very complete cloister).

15:38
Foynes Flying Boat Museum

16:00
Tarber-Killimer Ferry: 30 minutes

16:30
More Shannon Region sites in Episode 2 and Episode 8 and photos from our visit to the area.

16:30
Food From the Fireside: Toasted Sandwiches

18:24
Limerick You’re A Lady

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