Ennis Walking Tours has been running entertaining and thought-provoking walking tour experiences of the town of Ennis in Co. Clare since 2005. Your local and expert guide, Jane O'Brien, will lead you on a journey through time down the atmospheric streets and "bow-ways" of the town while revealing the intriguing characters and stories that have shaped its history. From May to October these award winning public tours run every day except wed and sun at 11:00am (private tours are available year round on request). Meeting outside the Ennis Tourist Office the tour takes approx. 70 mins to complete with 10 stopping points along the way taking in all the major historical sights of the town including the Old Abbey, O'Connell Monument, McParland Building, St Peter and Pauls Cathedral and many more. History, mythology, legends, ghosts, poverty, murders and more are all explored on the tour. Hear about the mythology and legends of the town – from banshees to Biddy Early (the magical lady of Clare who was tried for witchcraft in Ennis). Hear tales of murders and hangings, famine and poverty, rebellions and riots and discover how the most powerful men from Irelands past were linked to Ennis.
2019 Winner of "Best Walking Tour Experience - West of Ireland" (EU Irish Business Enterprise Awards) - Jane O’Brien is the owner and operator of Ennis Walking Tours. An expert guide with a Masters in local history and a History PhD underway she has been running tours of Ennis since 2005 but it is Janes storytelling skills that bring the vibrant past of the town alive for all who join her tours. She is passionate about history and her home town of Ennis and has the ability to use rich historical sources to recreate both the drama and daily life of this extraordinary town and its place in Irish history. Her acclaimed tours provide a highly entertaining and thought-provoking experience of the town.
Ennis is a historical town and is certainly one of Clare’s most characterful and picturesque centres – with its narrow, winding streets, historical buildings and busy market town atmosphere. The tour will lead you through the maze of streets and "bow-ways" with some very special stops along the way. We will discover intriguing parts of the town known only to locals and experience all that Ennis has to offer.
9月21日 星期六 11:00到12:30。
Ennis Walking Tours