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    River Fergus Clean up

    Almost one tonne of rubbish was collected during a cleanup of the River Fergus in Ennis town centre this week. Organised by Clare Civil Defence and Clare County Council, the cleanup was completed by the Environment Section of Clare County Council and was supported by the Ennis Tidy Towns Committee,

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    Heritage of Ennis *New for 2016*

    Heritage of Ennis   Ennis possesses a wealth of cultural heritage (traced back to the 13th century), architectural wonders and archaeological remains, including some of the best examples of early settlement areas in Europe. Whilst much of this heritage is there to see, some is hidden or intangible. There is

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    Household Sustainability *NEW FOR 2016*

    There are over 100 residential estates listed in our database complete with contact names, addresses and telephone numbers. Ennis Tidy Towns keep in regular contact with this group informing them of clean-up days, opening times for recycling centre and for Inagh Landfill. This website will act as a resource for

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    Wild About Ennis *NEW FOR 2016*

    Wild About Ennis There is a fantastic diversity of wildlife habitats and species within Ennis and its environs, many of which are of high nature conservation value. Eighteen sites are designated and recognised for their nature conservation status. However, other wildlife friendly sites (known as habitats) of high biodiversity value

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    Spring Clean in association with An Taisce

    On Saturday 7th May Ennis Tidy Towns Committee, community groups,Town Council and Local Volunteers got together for the Annual Spring Clean in Association with An Taisce. The Big Clean was launched the week before by Davy Fitzgerald and members of Scoil Chriost Ri, Green Schools Committee.

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    Conservation and Presentation of Buildings

    Projects include the development of playing pitches on previously neglected land which has not only enhanced the area but also reduced anti-social behaviour. Other projects undertaken include the location of a number of bicycle stands throughout the town to facilitate cyclists and encourage more people to opt for this environment

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    Landscaping

    Promotion of the Manse Garden is a major project this year highlighting the magnificent Sculptures in this hidden public garden for all to enjoy. Promotion of the Lees Road recreational area and Ballyalla lake as a family facility is ongoing. Future projects include the installation of a new sculpture in

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    Litter Control

    Ennis Tidy Towns projects concentrate on the Absence of litter and dumping, the existence of regular litter patrols and other planned activities including involvement of schools, promotion of anti-litter awareness. Examples of projects include: Cigarette Related Litter Gum Litter Graffiti Project

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    Tidiness

    Projects under this heading look at reducing the general lack of clutter in location and condition of signage, unused lamp poles, blocked footpaths, unsightly electric cables, absence of graffiti and fly-posting, traffic management, control of weed growth on kerbs. Planned projects under this heading include the following: Pedestrianistion of the