Wonderful background to a charming Irish Town. Jane is enthusiastic and entertaining as she delivers a wonderful walking tour.
The tours leave at 11:00am every day except Wednesday and Sunday from outside the Ennis Tourist Office. The tour takes approx. 1 hour and 10 minutes to complete and makes 10 stops around the town taking in all the major sights of Ennis including the Daniel O'Connell Monument, The Old Abbey, The McPharland Building to name a few. As well as the rich history of the town the tour will also explore the interesting stories and legends associated with the town and take in the towns medieval architecture, art and sculptures.
I was lucky to learn much of Ennis' vast history from the wonderful Jane. Her breath of knowledge of the town, architectural insights, as well as her thorough background in the history of the workhouses and the deportations made the hour long tour go by...More
We were SO jet-lagged and exhausted on the day we took Jane's tour - but she is so engaging and cheerful, and the information she shared was so relevant and interesting, that we perked right up! Jane truly knows her town (and made great restaurant...More
Throughout our leisurely walk, Jane gave us the full run-down on the characters and events of Ennis town, through history – Biddy Early (tried for witchcraft), a ghostly monk living at the top of the Friary (left behind after the monks were dispossessed), Daniel O’Connell...More
Jane's tour is a perfect introduction to Ennis, whether visiting for a day, or a few days. Not only did Jane offer a wide variety of historical information about Ennis, her walking tour helped orient me, so I could make best use of the time...More