The Shannon International River Basin District (IRBD) incorporates large areas of counties Limerick, Clare, North Tipperary, Offaly, Westmeath, Longford and Roscommon as well as significant portions of counties Kerry, Galway, Leitrim and Cavan and small portions of counties Sligo, South Tipperary, Mayo, Cork, Laois and Meath. It is made up mainly of the catchments of the river Shannon and its tributaries: Suck, Inny, Brosna, Fergus, Maigue, Deel and Mulkear, along with most of the coastline of County Clare and one third of the coastline of County Kerry. The largest lakes in the district are Lough Derg, Lough Ree and Lough Allen.

Contact Details of the Shannon River Basin District Project Office are:

Shannon International River Basin District

Project Coordinator: Mr. Enda Thompson

Tel: 061 337914
Fax: 061 337920
Email: info[at]shannonrbd.com

Address: Shannon IRBD Project Co-ordinator, Shannon IRBD Project Office, Mulkear House, Newtown Centre, Annacotty, Co Limerick

Website: www.shannonrbd.com

SWAN National and Local Groups operating in Shannon RBD are: