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Ennis, Co. Clare

This is the capital of Clare, and is built across the river Fergus. It was built around a great Castle, O’Brien’s Castle, which dates back to the 13th century.

On this page you can see a map of Ennis, see what's on in Ennis, find out how to get to Ennis, find things to see and do in Ennis, visit local websites for Ennis, find Hotels in Ennis, find Guesthouses in Ennis, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Ennis, find Hostels in Ennis, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Ennis, browse restaurants in Ennis.

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Rail to Ennis

Ennis, Co. Clare is served by Ennis.

Bus to Ennis

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 333:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Kilrush (Crottys Pub Market Square)
      • Kilrush (Crottys Pub Market Square) - Ennis (Bus Station)
    • 334:
      • Crosses of Annagh (Pub) - Ennis (Bus Station)
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Crosses of Annagh (Opposite Pub)
    • 336:
      • Kilkee (Ketts Bar Gratten St) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Kilkee (Ketts Bar Gratten St)
    • 338:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Labasheeda (St Kierans Church)
      • Labasheeda (St Kierans Church) - Ennis (Bus Station)
    • 343:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Sixmilebridge (Opp Bill McGregors Pub)
    • 343X:
      • Ennis (Kelly's Corner St Josephs Hosp) - Limerick (Bus Station)
      • Limerick (Bus Station) - Ennis (Bus Station)
    • 348:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Scariff (Post Office Market Square)
      • Scariff (Post Office Market Square) - Ennis (Bus Station)
    • 350:
      • Ennis (Bus Station) - Galway (Bus Station)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Ennis (Bus Station)
    • 51:
      • Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place) - Galway (Bus Station)
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Cork (Bus Station - Parnell Place)
  • Bus routes operated by Dublin Coach:
    • 300:
      • Annacotty
      • O'Connell Bridge

Things to See and Do in Ennis

Clare Museum

Arthurs Row, Off O'Connell Square, Ennis, Co. Clare
The mission of Clare Museum is to collect, preserve, interpret and display the material culture relating to the history of County Clare, both in the museum building and online, as an educational resource and a socially inclusive cultural service for the p

Empire Movieplex Cinema

Parnell St, Ennis, Co. Clare
Multiplex cinema in Ennis

Ennis Friary Ennis Friary

Abbey Street, Ennis, Co Clare, Ireland
This 13th century Franciscan Friary, founded by the O'Briens, has numerous 15/16th century sculptures carved in the local hard limestone. The visitor can see the figure of St. Francis displaying the stigmata, an elaborately ornamented screen, a representa

Hotels in Ennis

Auburn Lodge Hotel & Leisure Centre Auburn Lodge Hotel & Leisure Centre

Galway Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Offering an indoor swimming pool, a relaxing hot tub, and a modern gym, bar and restaurant, Auburn Lodge is 5 minutes’ drive from the centre of Ennis. Shannon Airport is 15 km away.

Hotel Woodstock Ennis Hotel Woodstock Ennis

Shanaway Road. Woodstock, Ennis, Co. Clare
Hotel Woodstock is located in the beautiful countryside of Woodstock, Ennis, Co. Clare. The property offers free WiFi and parking. Each bedroom offers an en suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries.

Queens Hotel & Nightclub Queens Hotel & Nightclub

Abbey Street, Ennis, Co. Clare
With a superb location, right in the heart of the town centre of Ennis, the hotel is a great base from which to explore all that this vibrant and exciting town has to offer.

Ashford Court Boutique Hotel Ashford Court Boutique Hotel

1 Old Mill Road (Considine's Terrace), Ennis, Co. Clare
Ideally situated in Ennis Town Centre, just off the main road from Galway and Shannon, the Ashford Court Boutique Hotel is tucked away in a peaceful residential neighbourhood. It offers business facilities, free Wi-Fi and private parking.

Old Ground Hotel Old Ground Hotel

O' Connell Street, Ennis, Co. Clare
A former manor house dating back to the 18th century, this ivy-clad residence has been totally refurbished to provide the warmth of a country home with the style of a luxury hotel.

Temple Gate Hotel Temple Gate Hotel

The Square, Ennis, Co. Clare
In the centre of historic Ennis,Temple Gate Hotel features free WiFi and free parking, just 20 minutes' drive from Shannon Airport. Numerous shops and restaurants are close by.

Treacys West County Conference and Leisure Centre Treacys West County Conference and Leisure Centre

Limerick Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Just a 10-minute walk from Ennis town centre, Treacys West County Hotel and Leisure Centre offers modern rooms with free WiFi, a 22-metre pool and a gym. Free private parking is provided on site.

Guesthouses in Ennis

Ardilaun Guesthouse Ardilaun Guesthouse

Gort Rd, Ennis, Co. Clare
With an idyllic setting on the River Fergus, on-site fishing and a waterside deck, award-winning Ardilaun Guesthouse is a 30-minute walk from Ennis and a 20-minute drive from Shannon Airport.

Banner Lodge Guest House Banner Lodge Guest House

The Market Square, Ennis, Co. Clare
In the heart of Ennis town centre, family-run Banner Lodge Guest House is in the market square, close to bus and train stations and a 30-minute drive from Shannon.

Westbrook House Guest Accommodation Westbrook House Guest Accommodation

Gort Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
This 3-star guest house is less than 5 minutes’ drive from Ennis town centre. Westbrook House proves free private parking, free Wi-Fi and Irish breakfast every morning. All rooms include en suite bathrooms and multi-channel TVs.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Ennis

Ardan House Ardan House

3 Dromard, Lahinch Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Ardan House is set just over one kilometre from the centre of Ennis. This pleasant bed and breakfast offers charming rooms and a shared lounge area.

St Patrick St Patrick's B & B

Corebeg, Doora, Ennis, County Clare, Noughaval, Co. Clare
Situated in Noughaval, 27 km from Limerick, St Patrick's B & B features free WiFi access and free private parking. You will find a shared lounge at the property.

Stonehaven B&B Stonehaven B&B

Kilrush Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Situated just 10 minutes’ walk from the town centre of Ennis, the family-run Stonehaven B&B offers free Wi-Fi and free private parking. It is just 40 km from the Killimer-Tarbert Ferry Harbour.

Hostels in Ennis

Rowan Tree Hostel Rowan Tree Hostel

Harmony Row and Club Bridge, Ennis, Co. Clare
Rowan Tree Hostel is a brand new facility in the centre of Ennis offering quality budget accommodation in a fully restored 17th century Georgian building.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Ennis

Ard Caoin Ard Caoin

70 ard caoin Gort Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Offering a garden, Ard Caoin is set in Ennis. Galway is 46 km from the property. Free private parking is available on site. All units include a kitchen equipped with a dishwasher and oven. A fridge and kettle are also featured.

Glenoir Holiday Home Glenoir Holiday Home

12 Glenoir, Saint Senans Road, Ennis, Co. Clare
Glenoir Holiday Home offers accommodation in Ennis. Guests benefit from free WiFi and private parking available on site. There is a dining area and a kitchen complete with a dishwasher, an oven and microwave.

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Pubs & Nightlife

Ennis Pubs and Nightlife: An essential part of Ireland's social life and a must for every visitor.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours and Bus Tours: Take a bus tour around Ennis, or an overnight tour visiting various sights in Ennis and the surrounding regions.

Map of Ennis