Day: February 6, 2018

The Wiz coming soon to Shannon audiences

After a very successful launch night back in September, members of Shannon Musical Society have been working hard putting together their upcoming 2018 production of ‘The Wiz’. The show will run in St Patrick’s Comprehensive School, Shannon, from Sunday 11th until Saturday 17th February. Chorus rehearsals for ‘The Wiz’ began back in September under the careful instruction of experience musical director Carmel Griffen. Dance rehearsals soon followed as choreographer Pamela McGlynn put the cast members through their paces. Now, as they approach their final few weeks, director Jessica Bray has been putting the final touches on what is going...

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Jaguar Land Rover to create 150 new jobs in Shannon

Getting 2018 off to a great start was the news that Jaguar Land Rover is opening a new research and development centre in Shannon to spearhead the company’s advanced automated driving technologies. The Shannon facility will have an important role in realising the company’s vision for electric and automated driving vehicles by developing new technologies to support electrification and self-driving features on future Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles. Shannon was selected for the new centre as it is globally recognised as a centre of excellence for current and future software engineering talent. According to Nick Rogers, the company’s executive...

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