Shannon Heritage operations suspended from Friday evening

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King John's Castle Picture Brendan Gleeson
SHANNON Group has taken the decision to suspend operations at all of its Shannon Heritage visitor attractions from 5.00pm this evening until Sunday, March 29.
Mary Considine, CEO, Shannon Group said employee and customer health and well-being is the group’s “primary conern”.
“In their best interests, and in line with recommendations from the Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Healthwe have taken the decision to temporarily close all of our sites from this evening until the 29th of March,” she said.
Niall O’Callaghan, Managing Director of Shannon Heritage noted the group’s partners and employees were informed this morning and Shannon Group “are working with them on measures to minimise the impact at this difficult time”. 
“We are liaising with all our customers to keep them informed given the fluid nature of the circumstances,” said O’Callaghan, adding, “ We will continue to monitor the situation and take the advice of health officials.” 
The temporary suspension involves the following Shannon Heritage sites: King John’s Castle in Limerick; Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, retail outlets at the Cliffs of Moher and Adare Heritage Centre, and also the operations it manages in Dublin, Malahide Castle & Gardens; the Casino Model Railway Museum, Newbridge House & Farm, and GPO Witness History Museum. The suspension also includes its medieval banqueting operations at Bunratty, Knappogue and Dunguaire Castles and its traditional Irish Night at Bunratty Folk Park.