(population 17,726), Clare's county town, is located between
two streams of the River Fergus. It is an administrative and
market town for the area. It is renowned for its traditional
music, and there is always live music to be found in one of
the town's pubs on any given night of the week.
The town, which was designated by Eircom as Ireland's first
Information Age Town, benefits from Ireland's biggest community
Street Monument to Daniel O'Connell, who was a champion of Catholic
De Valera Museum on Harmony Row. The museum is devoted to de
Valera's life and work.
Saint Peter and Paul's Cathedral (1843)
Franciscan Friary (c.1240). Most of the existing structure dates
from the 14th century, when the friary was considered the best
educational institution in Ireland for the clergy and upper
The Fleadh Nua music festival during the last weekend in May.
The Guinness Traditional Music Festival during the second weekend
na hAbhann on the Gort road for traditional music and dance
Vegetable and livestock market on Saturdays at Old Market Place.
Ennis Golf Club
Pitch and Putt
Clare Equestrian Centre in Doora.
Fishing on the River Fergus.
are two trains and eleven Bus Éireann buses from Dublin
details for Ennis
or (01) 8366222 http://www.irishrail.ie/
Chamber of Commerce
County Enterprise Board
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