Ennis town centre free Wi-Fi service launched

Gerard Dollard, deputy chief executive and director of services, Clare County Council; and William Cahir, Cahir & Co. Solicitors and president of Ennis Chamber of Commerce pictured at Abbey Street Carpark in Ennis

Clare County Council supported by Ennis Chamber of Commerce, successfully rolls out free Wi-Fi service across town



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9 August 2017

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With today’s consumer increasingly keen to ‘stay connected’ and able access the internet when they’re out-and-about, we were glad to hear Clare County Council has become the latest local authority to help them do just that!

With just days to go until Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Clare County Council has completed the roll-out of free public Wi-Fi to Ennis town centre.

The service, which is being supported by members of Ennis Chamber of Commerce, enables users to log on to free Wi-Fi whilst in town and discover further information on shops and services available locally.

Users can logon via Facebook or anonymously via their Smartphone, tablet or laptop at several locations including Parnell Street and Carpark, Abbey Street and Carpark, the Market area, and O’Connell Street and O’Connell Square.

The Mayor of Ennis, Councillor Paul Murphy congratulated Clare County Council for funding the initiative and working with local businesses to deliver the service, which he said will “hopefully will draw additional shoppers and business people to the town”.

Clare County Council broadband officer Urban McMahon explained that the service taps into the high speed broadband infrastructure in the town and is available to use 24/7.

Meanwhile, Clare County Council has also completed the rollout of free Wi-Fi to public libraries in Ennis and Shannon. The local authority has confirmed plans are in place to extend the service to Kilrush, Kilkee, Scarriff and Miltown Malbay public libraries.



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