Ennis is seen as a location where students across the country want to come to learn the Irish language.
At 27 years of age, Mark Nestor is Fianna Fáil’s youngest candidate in Clare for the local elections and he has been handed the challenge of ensuring they retain three seats in the Ennis Municipal District in the wake of Cllr Tom McNamara’s retirement.
*Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Photograph: Brid O’Sullivan Home is where the heart is and it is the Kilnamona roots in Doireann Ní Ghríofa that invade her creative space when it comes to writing. Her upcoming return to Clare for the Ennis Book Club Festival (EBCF) coincides at a time when her reputation is on the rise …