“Last summer we were lucky enough to swap homes with Dick, Liz, Sorcha and Neasa, a wonderful Irish family. Not only did we enjoy their lovely house but we were at all times helped by their relatives. Both Portumna and the area are extraordinary. In fact, their house is ideally located for outings and if the weather does not hold, one can always enjoy the warmth of a beautifully furnished and really modern house. The five of us had a gorgeous experience there and are really looking forward to seeing them again. Once again, Irish people live up to their reputation of being trustworthy, helpful and loving.”
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Where is it?
Portumna is located in east Galway and rests on the banks of the majestic river Shannon and lough Derg. Seat of the Earl of clonrickard the Castle is a must see and open to the general public as is the Old Abbey and Famine workhouse. Portumna also has a 1500 acre mature forest park which has a number of beautiful nature walks, a busy little town Portumna has a number of friendly waterholes for the thirsty visitor for that well earned pint of Guinness, before dining in one of its many restaurants. Within easy driving distance of the cliffs of Moher, Galway city, Limerick city, it is an ideal base for visitors wishing to go sight seeing.