2017 Youth Ambassadors Arrive in Ennis

June 7th, 2017

  Four Youth Ambassadors from the US state of Arizona are settling in to Ennis life as part of the Ennis Phoenix Youth Ambassador Exchange Programme. For three weeks each summer the exchange students will live with their host families and experience life of Irish teenagers in County Clare. Most youth ambassadors are sixteen or seventeen and Cameron Gardner, Kiana Guarino, [...]

2017 Youth Ambassador Exchange Programme

October 18th, 2016

The Ennis Phoenix Twinning Board is now seeking second level students to serve as Youth Ambassadors for 2017 on its Youth Ambassador Exchange Programme. The ideal Ennis Youth Ambassador is a leader excited by the opportunity to positively represent Ennis and Co. Clare by travelling to Phoenix, Arizona, experiencing new cultures, and sharing their own customs [...]

2016 Youth Ambassadors Arrive in Ennis

October 7th, 2016

Kyle, Alicia, Abby and Jennifer arrived safe and sound in Shannon Airport this morning 13th June 2016. Welcome one and all. The four ambassadors will spend three weeks on the annual exchange programme and will be hosted by the families of the Ennis Youth Ambassadors, Kate Dillon, Fiona Neylon, Kellie Whelan and Áine Kerins. Margaret [...]

2016 Bowling Championship

May 25th, 2016

Congratulations to the Clare People who are our 2016 Bowling Champions. Thank you to everybody who took part!    

The Irish Cowboy

October 24th, 2015

Arizona Irish Cowboy, Bill O’Brien, who died peacefully at home in Paradise Valley, Arizona, at the foot of his beloved Camelback Mountain, was a regular visitor to Ennis and a dear friend to many Clare people. Bill was immensely proud of his Irish heritage and claimed Dromoland Castle as his ancestral home and Brian Boru as his ancestor