Ennis Holiday Homes Clare
Ennis is the principal town of County Clare in Ireland. The river Fergus on which the town is built was a busy route for cargo going on to the port at Clarecastle, making Ennis an important market town.
A market is still held in the town on Saturday mornings. The meandering River Fergus is also a well-known trout and salmon fishery. A recent riverside development in Ennis featuring some superb pieces of sculpture makes for a pleasant walk.
The history of Ennis, combined with its famous narrow streetscapes and historic buildings gives it an ambience that confirms to visitors, this is somewhere special. The oldest building is the 13th century friary, roofless for generations, but containing some fine examples of medieval sculpture.
The newest building is Glór – Irish Music Centre, a superb auditorium where the best of traditional music and dance is performed on most nights, as well as theatre. Ennis is regarded as the heartland of Irish music; look out for superb nightly sessions, as well as some very lively annual festivals.
Dozens of unusual shops, restaurants, pubs and cafés of all kinds are dotted around the famous narrow streets. The town is fast gaining a reputation as being ‘the boutique capital of Ireland’.
The Riches of Clare Museum has artefacts, original works of art, audio-visual and interactive experiences to illustrate life in the county over a period of 6,000 years. Ennis Walking Tours offers lively and entertaining guided walks through the winding medieval streets of the town
Ennis Golf Club is situated just 1km North West of Ennis, off the N18. The tree-lined parkland course, measuring 6,118 yards is kept in immaculate condition. It is an 18 hole, par 71 course.
Ennis is an ideal centre for touring around County Clare and is conveniently located close to Shannon Airport. Whether you’d like to banquet at the 15th century Bunratty Castle, visit the cities of Limerick or Galway or explore the wonderful Cliffs of Moher and Atlantic coastline, everything is a short drive from Ennis.