Portumna (Irish: Port Omna - meaning 'the landing place of the oak') is a market town in the south-east of County Galway, Ireland, on the border with and linked by a bridge to County Tipperary. The town is located to the west of the point where the River Shannon enters Lough Derg.
This historic crossing point over the River Shannon between counties Tipperary and Galway has a long history of bridges and ferry crossings. On the south-western edge of the town lies Portumna Castle, Tea Rooms & Marina and Portumna Forest Park.
Portumna is the perfect location to spend your day, days, weeks with us entirely or to use as a base to tour the region.
So central is Portumna,
Within one hour of Galway, Limerick, Ennis, Athlone, Thurles, Ballina - Killaloe, Tullamore, Tuam, Athenry, Portlaoise and lots more.
Within 30 minutes of Birr, Ballinasloe, Loughrea, Nenagh, Mounshannon, Scarriff.
Under 2 hours to Cliffs of Moher, Dublin Airport, Shannon Airport, Knock (Ireland West Airport), Connemara, Westport, Clifden, Cork, Kilkenny, Killarney, Doolin, Lahinch.
Discover Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way, Ireland's Ancient East, Ireland's Hidden Heartlands from the perfect base that is Portumna.
Check out the Google Map below just to see for yourself, Discover Ireland from Portumna.
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