Youth Activities in Ennis

Cloughleigh Youth Club: This club meets every Wednesday evening (September to May) in the Cloughleigh Community Centre.

Elmo’s Attic: This is a drop-in-centre, which caters for young people over the age of fifteen. It is open every Saturday (Closes for the Summer Months) from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. The centre is staffed by young people who are supported by a small number of adults.

The Junction, Cloughleigh Road, Ennis. A youth and Community development to serve the Youth and Community needs in Ennis.
Contact Jean Tierney, Project Manager 065 684 5350 email

Young Bands: This project operates in conjunction with Elmo’s Attic and involves supporting the formation of young bands. Local bands receive the opportunity to perform at Elmo’s on a monthly basis.

Summer Programme:

The Youth Service organise a range of summer projects which include the following:

Play scheme: which caters for children aged between 9 and 11, operates over two weeks in July.

Summer Camp: caters for children age 11 to 13 and is also held in July.
Both of these programmed involve almost five hundred participants in a range of educational and entertaining activities.

Volunteer’s Programme: caters for young adults age 17 and over. The participants in this programme receive training to work with young people on the Summer Camp and Play scheme. Further information on all programmes and activities contact Margaret Slattery, at the Clare Youth Service, Carmody Street, Ennis 065-682 4137.

Lee’s Road  Sports Ground:  consisting of 4 playing pitches; I all weather pitch; 8 dressing rooms with canteen and shower facilities and office.  There are also walk areas and sand based running track. For booking or more info. 065 686 7175.

Ennis Scout Group: The 1st & 4th Clare Scout Group consist of
2 Beaver Nights, Wednesday & Friday from 7.00pm to 8.00pm ( 6 to 8 year olds).
3 Cubs Nights, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 7.00pm to 8.30pm. (8 to 11 year olds)
2 Scout Nights, Monday & Tuesday  8.30pm to 10.00pm ( 11 to 15 years)

In Ennis we have a great group of Leaders, however like every other voluntary organisation we are always on the look out for new Leaders who are willing to give their time and knowledge to the younger people of Ennis. If you wish to find out more about Scouting in Ennis, please contact: Pat O’Connell 087 9967531.

Girl Guides, Brownies, Ladybirds: Contact: Saskia 085 7487945