Your Challenge

Starting at Dick’s Bike Hire Portumna, rent a novelty bike or bring your own and cycle a leisurely route from the town of Portumna, Co. Galway to the picturesque village of Terryglass. Take a picture of yourself and/or your group on route with your best smiles and upload to the app, best pic wins!

Portumna village is in a calm and peaceful setting located Co. Galway and, with all its history and amenities is a great location to get yourself or the family on your bikes! We have come up with a lovely leisurely cycle adventure for you to explore on the route from Portumna to Terryglass.

Terryglass is a pretty village with a long and distinguished history with a monastery being founded there by St. Columba in 549 A.D. The famous Book of Leinster was produced at the Monastery and can now be seen in Trinity College Dublin. The scenery around this area is amongst the most stunning on the Shannon.


How to take part

The Adventure Lough Derg app which can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play guides the user safely along the various adventures set out on the app using mapping technology and interactive features. Each week a different adventure is launched which users much complete to be in with a chance of winning a prize. The app will record automatically that they completed the challenge and record their time. Users can upload photos and videos to the app for that adventure and share easily on social media using the app.

There will also be hundreds of other running, walking and cycling routes from across the region uploaded to the app so users who take part in the weekly adventure can explore other routes in the region.

The Adventure Lough Derg app is available to download from the App Store and Google Play.


Get on yer bike and explore Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands.