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O'Connell Street, Ennis, Ireland
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"place to eat"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because of its position at the head of Abbey Rd/O’Connell street, this monument provides the tourist a frame of reference whether you are looking for the Old/Ground Hotel with its Poet’s Corner Pub, the Cathedral, County Clare Library, the Local Culture Centre, the Friary, Brogan’s...More

Thank Maureen B
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

An interesting plinth in the middle of the Town, with a small statue on top. Good for use as a point of reference when walking around...

Thank PeterOhA
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This monument was erected 1867 and is of Daniel O'Connell. His hand is raised facing up O'Connell Street. It is surrounded by steps and the statue itself stands on a drum decorated with a scroll of shamrocks. Set on the site of former courthouse, demolished...More

1  Thank lucyyeah
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

It is a tall landmark in the corner of an intersection in the lovely town center. Shops, banks, delicious restaurants and lively pubs are around the area. Very lively part of town. Tourist information is posted near by. During the day, from the steps of...More

2  Thank torana12 .
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Erected in the 1860s on the site of the former Court House (traces of which can be seen on the wall to the left) the Monument is the true centre of Ennis. Long the location of rallies and gatherings what stories it could tell if...More

Thank Oilibhear
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is thee central landmark in Ennis and if you are from afar...then worth while looking up the history.

Thank Loo99car
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Daniel O'Connell monument is just a monument. If you are interested in Daniel O'Connell, then you may want to see it. It's really no different than any other monument that you see almost anywhere.

Thank MP_BassMan
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Don't go to Ennis to see this monument. Go to this monument to learn a little history and see Ennis. The Tower is surrounded by stores and shops with some of the nicest merchants we found. One actually stepped out of her shop to go...More

Thank Charla L
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Didn't know tower was here, it towers over Ennis, where in town in early evening so don't know if tower open to public. There is a museum not far from tower.

Thank SpikybuffyUK
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Monument is very tall and like the Cathedral spire, towers over all the buildings in the town, both acting as landmarks. It's situated in O'Connell Square, effectively the centre of the town. It represents the part Ennis played in the history of how O'Connell...More

Thank dtlibra
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