Irish: CLG An Clar
County Ground: Cusack Park
With a Clareman, Michael Cusack from Carron, being the person who lit the torch that led to the founding of the GAA in 1884, it is not surprising that the county took an active part in the activities of the new association from the very beginning.
When the first Co. Board was formed in Feb. 1887, twenty clubs were represented at the meeting in Ennis. The meeting elected a President. E.M. Bennett, a Secretary, Pat Aherne, and a committee of five. They were J. Scanlan (Killaloe), J. Purcell (Barefield), P. McSweeney (Ennis), J. McNamara (Ennis) and Thomas O’Donnellan Blake Foster.
County Ground: Cusack Park Ennis
Parking is available in designated car parks throughout the town and also in teh wider vicinity of the grounds on match day.
Ennis is located on the N18 which joins Galway/Gort to the north and Shannon/Limerick to the south. The grounds are located close the town centre to the north-west.
Ennis is serviced by both rail and bus, with the travel centres adjacent to each other on the outskirts of the town.