Mountshannon really is a lovely place to visit. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the population is made up of many different cultures and nationalities. The village itself is elevated on a hill overlooking a beautiful harbour with an exceptional vista of the lake and its islands, including Bushy Island, a nesting site for a pair of White-tailed Eagles.
Mountshannon is 20 minutes by road and 3km by water directly across Scariff bay.Website | Map Location
Portumna 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. Portumna is 40 minutes drive from Bunglasha.Website | Map Location
Terryglass is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland. The small town is located on the R493 regional road on the north-eastern shore of Lough Derg near where the River Shannon enters the Lough. Terryglass can be reached by boat or is approximately 30 minutes drive.Website | Map Location
Dromineer is ten kilometres north-west of Nenagh on Lough Derg; originally this lakeside tourist attraction acted as an important port to the area, but now it is a major tourist attraction with the Canal Company Store surviving from the 1820s, a tower dating right back to the 1500s and a tenth century parish church. Dromineer can be reached by boat or is approximately 30 minutes drive.Website | Map Location
Killaloe, County Clare, Ireland and Ballina, County Tipperary are situated on the banks of the River Shannon, and best known as the birthplace of Brian Boru (c. 941 – 1014), and High King of Ireland (1002 – 1014). While Brian was High King, he ruled from Killaloe making it the “Capital of Ireland.” Ballina/Killaloe is just a 10 minute drive from Bunglasha.Website | Map Location
Great food, fun and music are synonymous with this cosy harbour.
Garrykennedy is a townland, settlement and harbour in the historical Barony of Owney and Arra, County Tipperary, Ireland. It is located on the eastern shore of Lough Derg, 2 km north of Portroe. Garrykennedy is a 20 minute drive from Bunglasha and can easily be reached by boat.Website | Map Location