Ennis is Clare's main town
--- a picturesque and historic market-town,
with narrow streets and an evergrowing international reputation as a superb,
friendly, holiday location.
Ennis is famous for its narrow streets, historic buildings,
and legendary character pubs of which there was over 60 at last count.
Throughout the year Theatre groups and live music acts can be enjoyed at various
venues. For the Night owl Ennis has several good night-clubs
Ennis has a colourful past and takes its name from "INIS", which
is the Gaelic name for Island. The town dates back to the 11th century and was
formed between two streams on the River Fergus when the O'Brien's, Kings of
Thomond, invited the Franciscans to establish a settlement within their domain
-------The O'Connell Monument, Town Square, Ennis