Contact & Activities

Participating city

Clare County Council
100.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Barry Keating
Aras an Contae
New Road, Ennis
++353 6546315

Participation 2010

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
As part of mobility week, we wil organise event similar to event held for bike week. Cycle tour of 2 main towns involving all schools in Ennis & Shannon respectivley. Will promote walking events throughout the week through Clare Sports Partnership & HSE.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
O'Connell Street and Abbey Steet in Ennis
Implementing one or more new permanent measure(s), which contribute(s) to modal transfer from private car to environmentally sound means of transport.
Permanent measures implemented this year:
New or improved bicycle facilities
  • Improvement of bicycle network (creation of new lanes, extension, renovation, signposting etc)
Traffic calming and access control scheme
  • Speed reduction programmes in zones near schools
Mobility management
  • Adoption of school travel plans