Business expansion
Southern and Eastern; South-West (IRL);
Location of affected unit(s)
Shannon, county Clare
Transportation / Storage
Land, Water And Air Transportation
Air Transport
51 - Air transport

200 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 May 2022
Employment effect (start)
18 May 2022
Foreseen end date


Low-cost airline, Ryanair, is to create 200 new jobs in Shannon, county Clare. The jobs will be at the airline’s newly opened heavy maintenance facility.

The €10 million “state-of-the-art” facility is the first one Ryanair has located in Ireland. The 5,220 square metre, three-bay site is leased from the Shannon Group and according to Ryanair, it will support the budget airline to grows to 600 aircraft by 2026.

The jobs to be created at the maintenance facility include licensed engineers, mechanics and support staff.

A previous business expansion was recorded in the ERM database early in 2022, with 150 jobs created in Dublin (Ryanair-2022-IE).



Eurofound (2022), Ryanair, Business expansion in Ireland, factsheet number 106853, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/106853.