On this 1 hour 15 minute tour, Ollie brings the history of his hometown to life – where he and many generations of his family grew up.
Led by Ollie, an award winning tour guide, you will be shown the famous and hidden gems of Ennis whilst hearing entertaining stories about the people who have shaped the towns history. You will hear tales of nasty landlords, the irish famine and the iconic ‘ Peeping Tom’.
This tour uncovers 800 years of history in a lighthearted and entertaining fashion, fun for all the family.
Meeting at the O’Connell Statue located at the top of O’Connell street in Ennis town center, you’ll be met by your experienced tour guide. You will be given a brief introduction and will be ready to begin your tour. Ollie offers entertaining walking tours of Ennis and is well-known for his humorous style of tour.
Departing from O’Connell Statue, set off on your unique journey through Ennis. Learn about Daniel O’Connell’s struggle to free the Catholics and discover what happened when Ennis locals stood up against their landlord! We take a visit to the famous 13th-century Ennis Abbey and find out what monks did to pass their time! Find out how a prison escapee, who was linked to the town, became the President of Ireland and uncover the mosy hidden gems of historic Ennis.
Hear stories of the town, passed on from generations of Ollie’s Family and uncover 800 years of history on this A ward-Winning 1hr 15 min tour of Ennis.