We congratulate Ennis Chamber of Commerce for all their work over the years leading to this tremendous award and hopefully the town can build on this going forward.
After the stressful morning I'd had I felt I deserved at least one pint to settle myself, which is how I ended up in Moroney's pub in the Market in e minute you walk in to Moroney's,you get the feeling of being in a pub.
November Fri 2 England v Wales (7.45pm) TBC Victory Shield Sat 3 Arsenal v Man Utd (12.45pm) TBC Premier League Sat 3 Colchester v Leicester (5.20pm) TBC Championship Sun 4 Norwich v Ipswich (12.45pm) TBC Championship Sun 4 West Ham v Bolton TBC Premier League.Given that Moroney's is home to the Ennis Leeds United Supporters Club it's ironic that over twenty five club members will be in Elland Road on that weekend for the clash of Leeds and the MKDons.Lucky for us the weather was kind but unfortunately winners were in short supply.The present Tage A team is 2nd in League 1 and still in the Cup so all will be hoping that there could be more to celebrate at the end of the season and particularly promotion to the Premier League.As always all musicians are pokeri sökötys welcome and will be Cead Mille Failte by Brian John and all his staff.Indeed I expect we will make a bold bid to win the Ireland's Tidy Town's Title this year so well is Ennis looking.Before that however it's off to Thurles on Saturday evening next for the All Ireland U21 Hurling S/F vs Galway on what hopefully will be another great day for the young Banner boys.
While many of us young townies would call lanes by their local names, such as Quinn's Lane, Gerry would insist that the correct name was Lysaght's Lane.On a day when Clare scored 25 points, a record in the Championship against Cork they had heroes all over the field but in centre back Conor Ryan (Man Of Match) and his two wing backs Brendan Bugler and Pat O Connor they had the.Instead Christy and his friends went to Lanzarote for themselves and even found an Irish bar run by a Ennis man to celebrate the great occasion.You see Colin who has Spina Bifida celebrated his 21st birthday at Limerick Greyhound Stadium, the bug bit and he wanted a greyhound of his own.However what followed was over three and a half hours of fantastic traditional music that kept the regulars enthralled.Ennis is now hosting the event for the second consecutive year and following on from last year they are expecting the number of visitors to the town to grow by at least a third from the 400,000 at last years event.Already they have taken 20 bookings for their first trip even though the fixtures are not yet out.As there were over 370 photos taken on the day please bear with us while we upload them over the coming days.Brian ONeill, chairman of Promote Ennis, said: We are delighted to be the first town in Ireland accredited with the prestigious international Purple Flag award proving Ennis claim to be the Friendliest Town in Ireland.Referee: Brian Gavin (Offaly) Happy 50th Frankie Last Tuesday one of ennislusc staunchest members Frankie Woods celebrated hid 50th birthday on the island of Maderia.
Come hail or snow we drove up each Monday evening ( including one horrendous storm ) and the banter in the cars was as enjoyable as the footie.