Ennis’ booming days as a market town could return in the future, an optimistic Cllr Pat Daly has told The Clare Echo.
Cllr Mary Howard was a member of the Ennis Town Council that voted in favour of developing the Ennis Market at Garraunakilla, she is adamant the building has untapped potential such as hosting a jazz festival that can benefit the county.
*Ennis Market. Photograph: Martin Connolly Built at a cost of €500,000 as part of a €1.75m redevelopment, the Market Building in Ennis has continued to struggle to attract traders with its primary function now as a car park with twenty seven spaces.
This July sees the Ennis Street Arts Festival take place for the thirteenth time and its organisers are hoping the bit of luck they get will be some fine weather. Ana Bella Alvarez first arrived to Co Clare in 2004, two years later she spearheaded the establishment of the festival. At Friday’s launch in glór,…