Ennistymon or Ennistimon is a country market town in County Clare, near the west coast of Ireland.
A popular tourist spot, it has a typical Irish main street, with many traditional pubs. The river Inagh, with its small rapids known as the Cascades, runs through the town, behind the main street. A bridge across the river leads to nearby Lahinch, on the N67 national secondary road. The town is connected to Ennis by the N85, the main street through the town.
Name : The town’s official name is Ennistimon, although Ennistymon is the spelling most widely used.
Geography : Ennistymon is located on the border of the upland area of County Clare known as the Burren. The Cullenagh river is called Inagh after the Ennistymon falls, at which point it becomes tida What to do and what to see : Golfing , Swimming & Surfing , Fishing Traditional Music : The Pubs in Doolin are famous worldwide for the traditional sessions and setdancers flock to Kilfenora (10 min. from Ennistymon), home of the Kilfenora Ceili Band! The falls of Ennistymon are one of its finest features. They can be viewed from the footpath or river-side walk which can be entered through the archway leading off Main Street.
Transport : Bus : Two Bus Eireann routes, 333 and 350, serve the town. Route 350 links Ennistymon to Ennis, Lahinch, Cliffs of Moher, Doolin (where it is possible to connect with a ferry to the Aran Islands), Lisdoonvarna and Galway. There are a number of journeys each way daily. Onward rail and bus connections are available at Ennis and Galway. Route 333 links the town to Kilfenora, Corofin, Miltown Malbay and Doonbeg. Rail : The West Clare Railway formerly passed through the town, connecting it to Ennis and the West Clare coastal towns and villages. Ennistymon railway station opened on 2 July 1887. The railway closed on 1 February 1961. Bus to Ennistymon : Bus routes operated by Bus ireann: 333: Ennis (Bus Station) – Kilrush (Crottys Pub Market Square) Kilrush (Crottys Pub Market Square) – Ennis (Bus Station) 350: Ennis (Bus Station) – Galway (Bus Station)
Galway (Bus Station) – Ennis (Bus Station)