Ennis is an Irish town located in the province of Munster on the banks of the River Fergus. The name is Irish for ‘island’, referring to an island in the River where a Franciscan Friary was built. It has a population of 25,276. The town is a historically important market town, and the markets can are still held every Saturday throughout the year. The important tourist attractions of the town are the Ennis Friary, built in the 13th century and the free to visit Clare Museum, documenting six millennia of Country Clare’s history. Outside the town lies The Burren, an impressive glaciated landscape that is definitely worth a visit.