Ennis, County Clare

Ennis - Inis - Island

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Location of Ennis

Ennis Town is located in the West of Ireland in County Clare. Ennis is the county town of Clare and is situated on the River Fergus close to where the river flows into the Shannon Estuary.


History of Ennis

Ennis is a town of narrow and winding streets and is home to traditional Irish music with year round music festivals and trad sessions throughout the town. The ruins of the Franciscan Friary, founded is 1242 by the O'Briens of Thomond, is located in the centre of Ennis town. The tomb of Mc Mahon lies here, known as the Royal Tomb it displays carvings representing the Passion of our Lord. The column in the centre of the town is there to commemorate Daniel O'Connell, the county's representative in the House of Commons from 1828 to 1831.

Ennis Visitor Attractions

Ennis Friary  -  A monastic friary located in Ennis, County Clare

Ennis Golf Course  -  A 18 hole parkland course located near Ennis in County Clare.

Woodstock Golf Course  -  A 18 hole parkland course located near Ennis in County Clare.

Ennis Festivals

May   Fleadh Nua  -  

October   October Arts in Ennis  -  

November   Ennis Traditional Festival  -  

Ennis Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandElmdale House, B&B

A traditional Irish welcome and soft, comfortable old-world rooms.Just 8km from Ennis town and set on 120 acres of beautiful farmland, Elmdale offers an easy atmosphere and cosy rustic character that's so essentially Irish.

Season: All Year    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast


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