Ennis, County Clare

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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 - Ennis

Dromore Wood - Ennis

Ennis Golf Club - Ennis - 18 hole parkland course

Woodstock Golf Club - Ennis - 18 hole parkland course

Ennis Festivals

May   Fleadh Nua  -  Ennis

October   October Arts in Ennis  -  Ennis

November   Ennis Traditional Festival  -  Ennis

Transport

Aeroplane:Shannon Airport is the closest airport to Ennis Town - 24km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.
Train:A train service operates to Ennis station. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site
Bus:A bus service operates for Ennis. The bus stop is located at the main bus station. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site
Car Hire:Irish Car Rentals,    Car Hire

Ennis Accommodation Listings

County Galway

Elmdale, B&B

Elmdale is a perfect base for touring the delights that County Clare has to offer including the Cliffs of Moher, the Burren region and the Aran Islands.We are located 8km from Ennis town on the N18 Route.

Season: 2nd January - 23rd December    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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Tourism Ireland

An Teach Tae, Camp

We are a Family run B&B in Camp on the Dingle Peninsula in West Kerry, we offer a nice comfortable place to base your visit to Kerry, or we’re an ideal first stop whilst walking the Dingle way, either way An Teach Tae is a perfect Place to stay.

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Ard Na Coille, Mallow

A warm welcome awaits you at this newly built family run bed and breakfast. Ard Na Coille is located in beautiful countryside convenient to all the amenities on offer.It is a perfect base for touring County Cork, Fota Wildlife Park and Blarney Castle

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Finglas House, Camp

Finglas House is a modern family run bed and breakfast located in the centre of Camp Village along the Dingle Peninsula.Scenically located overlooking Tralee Bay on the Dingle Way Walking Route.An ideal location for a touring or walking holiday.


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