Ballina is located where the River Shannon resumes its course out of Lough Derg, the river is wide and meandering. A narrow 13-arched stone bridge leads from Ballina, Co. Tipperary to Killaloe, Co. Clare. 

Standing on the Tipperary side of the bridge you will find a superb local four star hotels. ​Check out Tuscany Bistro or Flanagan’s on the Lake for superb dining options in the town.