Ennis is a town in County Clare in the West of Ireland and the largest town in the country. A beautiful and charming town, it is admired for it’s old winding streets, traditional Irish shops and stress-free atmosphere. Ennis is a lively town with plenty of culture, music and ‘craic’ to be enjoyed.
Streets Of Ennis
Abbey Street, Parnell Street and O’Connell Street are the streets in Ennis town. Each of these streets connect with the Daniel O’Connell monument in the town centre. (Daniel O’Connell was the first Catholic to hold a seat in the British Government – O’Connell was also known as King of The Beggars’.)
River Fergus flows through the town and is a great place to while away a few hours chatting with friends and feeding the swans.
If you enjoy architecture, you must visit the cathedral located at the top of O’Connell Street. This is a beautiful stone church with high ceilings and a beautiful choir. The Convent, which dates from the thirteenth century, is also a beautiful church worth visiting with sculptures dating from the 15th and 16th century.
Food And Fun
Ennis has a great nightlife and there are plenty of restaurants and pubs for visitors to eat. Besides traditional Irish food restaurants, there are many restaurants where you can eat including a Chinese restaurant, an Italian restaurant. Finish the night with a few drinks in a pub or club in town, they’re easy to find and plenty to choose from.
Ennis Information Town
Ennis is Ireland’s first and only Information Age Town since 1997. All schools were provided with computer rooms, residents were provided with over 4000 home computers, the town’s businesses were connected on Ireland’s first high-speed ISDN lines.