Ryanair launches new East Midlands route to Shannon


Ryanair has announced a new route from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Shannon, County Clare in the Republic of Ireland.

The twice weekly flight starts in April 2019 and brings the total number of routes operated by Ryanair from EMA to 40.

Situated on the River Shannon, Shannon is the second largest town in County Clare, West Ireland. The Shannon region includes the counties of Clare and Limerick. Clare has an abundance of visual riches from the famous River Shannon and Lough Derg which form its eastern boundary and west towards its rugged Atlantic coastline with towering cliffs and golden beaches.

Limerick is a county of quiet beauty and rural charm. Its gentle undulating landscape includes the beautiful Golden Vale in the east to the tidal estuary Shannon Estuary in the west.

Famous landmarks include Bunratty Castle and the Cliffs of Moher. The Hunt Museum in Limerick houses is one of the country's most important art collections.

Commenting on the new route from EMA, Ryanair’s Robin Kiely said: “We are pleased to launch a new East Midlands route to Shannon in the West of Ireland with a twice-weekly service for summer 2019. To celebrate, we are releasing seats for sale from just £23.99 for travel in April.”

Nicola McMullen, East Midlands Airport’s Commercial Director, said: “It’s great news for the summer season of 2019. We pride ourselves in offering a wide range of destinations from Mediterranean beach holidays to city breaks and everything in between. The new route to Shannon offers more opportunity to explore this beautiful part of the Republic of Ireland.”

The new Shannon route with Ryanair, the largest operator based at East Midlands Airport, is on sale now by visiting