A variety of interesting places to visit in Portumna.

Located in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands Region, Pod Umna is located in a calm and peaceful setting right in the heart of Portumna town, with easy access to all its historical sites and incredible amenities.

The Forest Park Portumna

The Forest Park

The 1500 acre Coilte ran forest park with its nature trails, numerous species of wild life including Fallow deer and red squirrels, learn about the introduction of the White tailed eagles to their and new habitats on Lough Derg.

The Swimming Area, Portumna

The Swimming Area

Recreational swimming area which offers outdoor swimming. This facility is often overlooked by visitors and yet it is spotlessly clean, very safe, and offers beautiful views out over Lough Derg. This blue flag amenity is not to be missed.

Portumna Castle and Walled Gardens

Portumna Castle

Portumna Castle, explore the castle, its immaculate gardens and exquisite kitchen garden. Often used to exhibit art in the old coach house, enjoy a giant game of chess beside the cafe. lots to see, Learn and do at the castle.

Portumna Abbey

Portumna Abbey

Portumna Abbey, this place of worship is well worth a visit as it not alone has some spectacular stone work it also still has a few secrets to unravel.

The Famine Workhouse, Portumna

The Famine Workhouse

Famine workhouse (poor house) This sad period of Irish history is captured with the walls of Portumna Workhouse. The stories relate to a time in Ireland of extreme poverty and told in a very sympathetic and caring way suitable for adults and children of all ages.

Art Trail Portumna

Portumna Art Trail

Portumna Art trail, over the years Portumna Shorelines art festival have assembled a marvelous array of permanent Art pieces which are on open display around the town of Portumna. We encourage visitors to discover the Goat in a boat, Wildlife wood carving, Murmeration art mural, “Double take” and its several modern interpretations of old art classics, plus the wildlife mural and Angel wings. All of which are carefully dotted around the town.

Portumna Bridge

Portumna Bridge

Portumna Bridge, the last of its type in Europe, this feat of engineering is an integral part of the link between Connacht and Munster spanning the river Shannon and linking Galway to Tipperary. It opens on a daily basis varying from season to season to allow pleasure boats to pass from the River Shannon to Lough Derg and vice versa.

The Hymany Way

The Hymany Way

The Hymany way, stroll along the banks of the river Shannon following in the footsteps of O’Sullivan Beare as he made his way from Cork to Cavan. It is a truly beautiful walk that leads to Victoria Locke and the pedestrian bridge at Meelick.