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Cycle gives businesses €1.5m boost

BUSINESSES in Ennis reaped the benefits of up to 4,000 visitors in the county at the weekend due to the Sky Ride Etape Hibernian Cycle. Shannon Development has estimated that the event generated in the region of €1.5 million for local businesses, including eateries, hotels, bars and shops.CEO of Ennis Chamber, Rita McInerney, said the chamber is delighted with the success of the cycle and the benefits it brought to businesses, in its first year.“Town was certainly busy over the weekend, especially on Sunday in the Market area of Ennis. We will be carrying out a review of the event to determine the benefits to local business but I can say without a doubt that business was certainly up. Hotels and B&Bs had high occupancy rates. Of course, the Merriman Summer School was also in, which also attracted people to Ennis. There would have been up to 4,000 visitors here over the weekend due to the cycle and Shannon Development’s …

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Headshops ban has had limited success, says councillor

THE chairman of the Ennis Joint Policing Committee and organiser of the Clare Anti Headshop campaign, town councillor Paul O’Shea, has claimed that the ban on unregulated and unlicensed products sold in headshops has had limited success in reducing the problem of legal highs in Ennis..

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McGuigan confirmed for Muhammad Ali celebration

A QUESTION-and-answer discussion with former world featherweight champion Barry McGuigan will be the highlight at an event to mark the first anniversary of boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s visit to Ennis last year. Celebrating The Greatest – An evening with Barry McGuigan will be held at Glór in Ennis at 8pm on Wednesday, September 1.

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First visit for 100-year-old LeVere

An Ennis hotel played host to its oldest overseas visitor when 100-year-old LeVere Gray checked in earlier this week.

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Councillor urges Government to reconsider electricity levy

ENNIS Town Councillor Paul O’Shea has called on the Government to reconsider the introduction of a public service levy on electricity that will see prices go up by 5% for low and middle-income families.

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‘Horrendous’ parking holding Ennis back

“Horrendous” parking is a major stumbling block for the promotion of Ennis on a national level, according to a well-known retail expert.

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Hospital forum promoting greater service user involvement

A 10-PERSON forum made up of service users and heads of different sections of Ennis Hospital is working behind the scenes at the hospital to promote and encourage service user involvement in all aspects of their care.

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Euro championship pride for athlete Rory

TALENTED Ennis runner Rory Chesser is back working his two jobs in London this week, following his strong performance in the European Championship 1,500m in Barcelona.

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