For a taxi call Burren Taxis (682 3456) or pick one up at the taxi stands at the train station and beside the Daniel O’Connell Monument.
Tierney’s Cycles & Fishing (682 9433; 17 Abbey St; 9am-6pm Mon-Sat) has well-maintained mountain bikes costing €20/80 per day/week to hire, which includes a helmet, lock and repair kit. Staff will recommend routes where you’re less likely to end up as road kill.
Tom Mannion Travel (682 4211; www.tmt-ireland.com ; 71 O’Connell St) rents cars.
Parking is fairly good in Ennis. There’s a big car park behind the tourist office in Friar’s Walk and one alongside the river just off Abbey St. It’s pay and display for about €1 per hour.