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Ennis

Ennis is the county town of Co Clare. The town is on the River Fergus, north of where it enters the Shannon Estuary and is 19km from Shannon Airport. The town centre consists of medieval narrow streets and laneways, overshadowed by structures built over the last thousand years. Parnell Street has been pedestrianised, while the others, O'Connell Street, Bindon Street and Abbey Street, are one way. The Cathedral of Saint Peter and Saint Paul is on the fringe of the old town centre. Ennis serves as a major regional hub for County Clare. Among its emergency services, it contains the Ennis Regional Hospital, the HQ of the Clare Divisional Garda, the Clare Fire Brigade and Civil Defence. Ennis also includes many relief organisations, such as The Samaratans, Clare Care and St. Vincent De Paul. Among its civil services, it contains Clare County Council, as well as Social and Family affairs. Ennis is served by both bus and rail links to all major cities and towns in Ireland. The main bus depot is adjacent to the town's train station and both are about one kilometre from the town centre. Ennis railway station is on the Clon Road toward the east of the town, which links to the main N18 in either direction. Bus services are provided to Shannon Airport, Galway, Limerick, Cork, Dublin and all routes in between and run nearly every hour. Shannon Airport is 15 minutes from Ennis, providing daily flights to European and US destinations. Twenty rail services per day are provided to and from Limerick, from where connecting rail services are available to both Dublin Heuston and Cork. The Western Railway Corridornorth of Ennis (to Athenry and Galway) reopened on 30 March 2010 with five return services daily. There are numerous national and secondary schools in Ennis, as well as a further education services at Mid-West Management Training and Ennis Business College. Cusack Park on Francis Street is the main GAA grounds while there are also numerous other sports clubs, including the Lees Road Sports and Amenity Park and the Ennis Leisure Centre.

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Local Services in Ennis
€2,950,000
Eden Vale, Ennis, Clare
15 beds 15 baths 37360ft 2Energy Rating
€285,000
Murroughkelly, Fanore, Clare
3 beds 2 baths 107m 2Energy Rating