On this Tuesday 1st September 2009, a Civic Reception will take place in Waterpark House, Drumbiggle, Ennis, before Mr. Ali embarks on a drive through the town, the birthplace of his great grandfather Abe O’Grady.
A number of public events marking his visit to Ennis will take place throughout Ennis on the day.
- All Day – Muhammad Ali Exhibition, at Glor Irish Music Centre
- 1.00-3.30pm – Public event at Abbey Street Car Park
- 3.00pm – Civic Reception at Waterpark House, Drumbiggle (Muhammad Ali will embark on drive through Ennis town following this event). Please note that the Civic Reception is a closed event.
- 3.00-4.30pm – Street entertainment at O’Connell Square, Abbey St. and O’Connell St.
- 3.15-4.30pm – Live entertainment, Temple Gate Plaza
- 3.15-4.30pm – Live entertainment, Turnpike
- 3.00pm (free admission), 8.00pm (ticketed only) – Showing of ‘When We Were Kings’ at Glor Irish Music Centre. Proceeds in aid of The Parkinson’s Association Of Ireland