Group Tours

Hear tales of famine and poverty,
murders and hangings, rebellions and riots…

Experience the many fascinating tales brought to life on our guided walking tours of the medieval town of Ennis. Ennis Walking Tours is the ideal way to provide your group with a wonderful introduction to the charming town of Ennis.

We provide group tours for many of the main national and international tour operators and are experienced in customising and adapting the tour to suit the particular requirements of your group. Please click here to see some of the many testimonials for Ennis Walking Tours.

We provide tours for many diverse groups – including international and domestic travellers, local interest groups, corporate outings, family gatherings and educational groups. Walking tours are also great for team building, special events, and entertaining clients.

For private group rates please contact the owner/operator, Jane O’Brien.


Time & Distance
Group tours can be arranged for a weekday or weekend, day or evening. Tours normally take between 60 and 75 minutes to complete but this can easily be adapted to suit your schedule. We normally walk approx. one mile at a moderate walking pace, stopping at various points along the tour.

Meeting Point
The guide can arrange to meet the group at their accommodation in town or from outside the Ennis Tourist Office which is just off the main square in the centre of the town and beside a large bus parking area.

Additional Information
The tour consists of approx. 10 stops and will take in all the major sights of the town of Ennis including the O’Connell Monument, the old bow-ways, Old Abbey, 1916 memorial, Franciscan Friary, McParland Building, Chapel Lane church, the Market, St Peter and Pauls Cathedral and much of the towns art and sculpture trail. Particular requests or customisation of the tour can also be accommodated on the private group tour.

Rain/Inclement Weather
Ennis Walking Tours generally presents tours rain or shine.

For private group rates please contact the owner/operator, Jane O’Brien.

Tours are run by the owner/operator of Ennis Walking Tours, Dr Jane O’Brien. An expert guide with a Masters in local history and a History PhD from the University of Galway, she has been running tours of Ennis since 2005 but it is also Janes storytelling skills that bring the vibrant past of the town alive for all who join her tours. Read more on your guide.

For medium to large sized groups the guide uses a small microphone amplifier to ensure that all the group can hear clearly. Also all stopping points have plenty of room for the group to gather.

Wheelchair accessibility
The tour is wheelchair accessible – the route is mainly on flat ground with kerbstone dips available along the route.

Gratuities are always appreciated, but never expected.

Booking Policy
Group Tours need to be prebooked by contacting us here, email or by phoning +353 (0)87 6483714

Cancellation Policy
Full refunds are available by request up until 24 hours prior to a walking tour. Cancellations with less than 24 hours prior to the tour or no shows will not be refunded.

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