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Ennis (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 technology project.


Attractions

O'Connell Street Monument to Daniel O'Connell, who was a champion of Catholic emancipation.

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 classes.

The Fleadh Nua music festival during the last weekend in May.

The Guinness Traditional Music Festival during the second weekend in November.

Amenities
Cois na hAbhann on the Gort road for traditional music and dance nights.

Vegetable and livestock market on Saturdays at Old Market Place.

Ennis Golf Club

Pitch and Putt

Two Gyms

Swimming Pool

Clare Equestrian Centre in Doora.

Fishing on the River Fergus.


Transport

There are two trains and eleven Bus Éireann buses from Dublin each day.

Useful contact details for Ennis
Bus Station (065) 6824177
Train station (065) 6840444
Bus Éireann (01) 8366111 http://www.buseireann.ie/
Iarnród Éireann (1850) 366222
or (01) 8366222 http://www.irishrail.ie/
Garda Station (065) 6848100
Bank of Ireland (065) 6828615
AIB (065) 6828777
Ennis Chamber of Commerce (065) 6842988
Clare County Enterprise Board (065) 6841922
Tourist Information (065) 6828366
   
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