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Ennis, County Clare

county clareEnnis (Irish: Inis, meaning 'Island') is the county town of Clare. Situated on the River Fergus, it lies north of Limerick and south of Galway on the main N18 road connecting these two cities. It is a gateway town to the beautiful west coast of Clare, which boasts one of Ireland's greatest tourist attractions, the Cliffs of Moher.

Quality hotels in Ennis are available with the finest hospitality one would expect from experienced hotels in Ireland. A variety of Hotels can be found in Ennis, and interested visitors can book a budget hotel or a luxury hotel.

When visiting Ennis there are many sights to see and things to do that will interest any tourists to the west of Ireland. Ennis has several attractions of interest such as rural walks, traditional pubs, golf, horse riding. Visit Quin Abbey (15th century), Ennis Friary which is a Franciscan Friary dating from 13th century, the Ennis Museum or the Knappogue Castle.

Thousands of visitors enjoy events in Ennis, such as Ennis Book Club Festival in March which includes author visits, readings, lectures, music, workshops, exhibitions... and Fleadh Nua festival (Irish traditional music) which is the second largest traditional music festival in Ireland.

This town is really the ideal starting point for travelling in Clare to discover the Cliffs of Moher. Ennis town offers special family friendly hotels to suit all the family's needs. They also provide low cost rates and plenty of availability on rooms.


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