Portarra Lodge B&B in Moycullen Co. Galway Ireland
Portarra Lodge B&B Moycullen Co. Galway Ireland Bed and Breakfast Farmhouse Fishing Lodgings Accommodations

Hosts: Michael & Maire Canney

Guestrooms: 5

Address: Portarra Lodge, Tullykyne, Moycullen, County Galway, Ireland

Telephone: :+353 (0)91-555051

Fax: +353 (0)91-555052

Activities/Attractions: Moycullen lies 13 km northwest of Galway City on the N59 towards Clifden and, like Barna and Claregalway, it is becoming a dormer area for the expanding city. Nearby is Ross House, birthplace of Violet Martin. She wrote under the pen name of Martin Ross and with Edith Somerville penned the celebrated "Reminiscences of an Irish R.M." recently made into a very successful television series. There are a variety of historical remains in the vicinity: churches, wells, cairns and other ruins.

Lough Corrib (44,000 acres) is now recognized as the leading Wild Brown Trout fishery (lake) in the World. It holds a massive stock of indigenous brown trout, together with the very large/specimen Ferox Trout.

There are three centres for horse/pony riding and trekking all within a short drive of the Lodge. All the centres provide the protective clothing that is required and they stable a large selection of animals to try and suit everyone. They are long established and give an excellent service.

There are 10 walking routes in the Moycullen and many of them are close to the Lodge. The length of the walks vary from 5 km to 16 km. Guests at Portarra Lodge can avail of a detailed maps of all 10 routes. Portarra Lodge is ideally situated as a base for touring.

  • North Connemara - Glengowla Mines, Inagh Valley, Kylemore Abbey, Connemara National Park, Killary - Ashford Castle, Cong Abbey etc.
  • South Connemara - Moycullen - Celtic Crystal, Spiddal - Craft Centre, Rosmuc - Pierce’s Cottage, Roundstone - Gurteen Beach & Dog’s Bay, Clifden - Sky Road, Ballynahinch - Ballynahinch Castle Hotel
  • Aran Islands - Travel to any of the three Aran Islands by ferry from Rossaveal Harbour (30 to 45 min. from Lodge) and witness the rugged beauty, history and breathtaking scenery of the most westerly part of Ireland

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Portarra Lodge Bed & Breakfast

Portarra Lodge Bed & Breakfast Bedroom

Portarra Lodge Bed & Breakfast Living Room

Portarra Lodge Bed & Breakfast Fireplace

Portarra Lodge Bed & Breakfast Fishing

General Information: Welcome to Portarra Lodge Bed & Breakfast on the shore of Lough Corrib in County Galway, Ireland ... a modern farmhouse with its own private berthing place for the lodge's fishing boats. Portarra Lodge B&B, run by Michael & Maire Canney, is a modern building (1996) specially constructed with superb en-suite accommodation and suitably adapted as an Angling Centre.

Located between the Mid & Lower section of Lough Corrib, Portarra Lodge offers the angler the very best of both game & pike angling. The entire ground floor is of solid timber with red oak in the hallway, dining room & lounge. All its 5 bedrooms are en-suite and contain a double & single bed. The beds are dressed in cotton sheets, woollen blankets & throw overs.

  • Excellent accommodation
  • With timber flooring
  • Open log/turf fires in the lounge & reception area
  • Modern fire alarm system
  • Bath/shower en-suite
  • Central heating
  • Gardens
  • Hairdryers
  • Parking facilities
  • Tea & coffee served
  • TV in bedrooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms
  • Irish/French spoken

The guests have the use of the spacious lounge and can enjoy the open log/turf fire while looking out on Lough Corrib and some of its many islands. There is also a piano in the lounge and the guests have had many a good music session.

Portarra Lodge can offer the golfer a wonderful choice of courses ranging from the 9 hole course at Glenlo Abbey, Galway to the very beautiful Connemara Links at Clifden.

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in Euros).