Further details on Muhammad Visit

Full details of the highly anticipated visit to Ennis by sporting legend Muhammad Ali are expected to be revealed today.

Senior Personnel from Alltech, the company who are bringing the boxing legend to Ireland, are to brief local media this morning on the plans for the visit which takes place today week.

The 67 year old former World Champion is to receive the Honorary Freeman of Ennis in recognition of his roots in the town.


This visit by Muhammad Ali to Ennis has captured the attention of boxing fans worldwide.

The 67 year old is due in Ireland next weekend to attend a charity function in Dublin and will stop off for a brief visit to Ennis on Tuesday next.

During his trip to the town, Mr Ali will be given a Civic Reception by Ennis Town Council and he will also become the first person ever to receive the Honorary Freeman of Ennis.

The Former World Champion’s great grandfather Abe Grady immigrated from the Turnpike in Ennis in the 1860’s to the United States.

There’s been huge interest in the upcoming visit from across the globe with thousands of people expected to descend on Clare’s County town for the historic occasion.

Details of the agenda for the day will be revealed later this morning at a briefing for the local media from Alltech who are responsible for bringing the boxing legend to Ireland.