Ennis, County Clare

Ennis, County Clare

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Ennis is a picturesque and historic market town located in the Mid-West Region of Ireland and is the capital of County Clare. It lies North West of Limerick and south of Galway and is situated on the River Fergus just north of where it enters the Shannon Estuary.
 
Ennis takes its name from “Inis” which is the Irish name for island. The town dates back to the 11th Century and was formed between two streams on the river Fergus when the O’Briens, Kings of Thomond, invited the Franciscans to establish a settlement within their domain in 1240.
 
Ennis and County Clare are world famous as the home of Traditional Irish Music with year round music festivals and traditional music sessions throughout the town and county.
 
The town’s history along with modern influences represents a pleasant blend of the historic past and active present. Its narrow bustling streets and lanes give character and ambiance to the town confirming that it is indeed somewhere very special. Take a break from driving and rest in Ennis, experience unique and diverse boutiques, shops, cafes, and restaurants before embarking to explore the breath taking coastline and seascapes of Clare. It is an important tourist centre and the perfect location for County Clare’s many other attractions, such as Loop Head, Cliffs of Moher and Spanish Point.

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