Tipperary Lough Derg  >  Ireland

Terryglass is a small delightful village with its own Harbour Quay on Lough Derg. Ireland's second largest lake on the Shannon Waterway.

Added by Bob Foyle


It is relatively flat undulating landscape with a few high vantage points to view across Lough Derg. White-tailed Eagle can be seen hunting and fishing, One nesting site can be viewed from a hide in Portumna Forest Park (als described on Birdingplaces) and another (on Private Land and not accessible to view) are within 5 km. Common Buzzard are common and many duck, geese and waterfowl in the harbour areas.



Village and habour well sign posted from 20 to 30km away. 2.5  hours from Dublin Dock or Airport. 1 hour from Shannon Airport.

Terrain and Habitat

Wetland, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, River, Lake, Reedbeds, Agriculture


Flat, Hilly, Open landscape

Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?

Can be useful

Good birding season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Best time to visit



Paved road, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


Accessible by

Foot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair

Birdwatching hide / platform


Extra info

Ample car parking or Motorhome Parking. Two good bar restaurants in the village serving food 10am to 9pm. Toilets and shower facilities in the Harbour access by Card €7 in the Village Shop or online on Waterways Ireland web site.

View birdingplaces in the area that are published on Birdingplaces.eu


Top 5 birds

Other birds you can see here


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