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

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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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Oldtown Farmhouse , Thomastown

Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation where you are assured of a warm welcome.Located on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.10 mins drive from Kilkenny City

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Hillcrest Farmhouse, Killarney

Hillcrest Farmhouse is a traditional homely farmhouse, scenically situated in the heart of Killarney’s Lake and mountain area, with picturesque views of the Mac Gillicuddy Reeks.Located off the Kerry Way Walking Route and the Kerry Cycle Route...

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Carlton Hotel Ballinasloe, Ballinasloe

The Carlton Shearwater, one of the newest Galway Hotels, is an exquisite 4 star hotel and spa resort with easy access to Galway and Athlone. Ideally situated at Marina Point on the majestic River Suck, one of the most beautiful rivers in the country, this


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