Green Work

The Staff and Management of Hotel Doolin are committed to reducing water, energy and waste as well as purchasing locally.

100% of food produce for Glas Restaurant is sourced from a 30-Mile radius of the hotel.

We have contributed to and raised over €100,000 for charities in the last 8yrs.  Our three P’s are People, Planet and Profit and our four R’s are to Reduce, Re-use, Recycle & Refuse!


In 2019 Hotel Doolin became Ireland’s first certified carbon neutral hotel.

Hotel Doolin won Ireland's Greenest Hotel at the Gold Medal Awards, Ireland's Green Business of the Year 2022, Best Medium Sized Organisation 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, 2003 and 2024 as well as the Tourism & Entertainment Award in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2022, 2023 and 2024 the Sustainability Team of the Year 2021 at the Green Awards. Our Green Manager won IHI Environmental Manager of the Year.

We won the Pakman Waste Reduction Award and Chambers Ireland CSR Award for Green Team Work.  The team won the Irish Red Cross Corporate Impact Award 2021 also.


Everyone has a role to play from the team to valued guests and suppliers.


In September 2019, Hotel Doolin achieved certification from Green Hospitality that the business is Ireland’s first carbon neutral hotel.

We have reduced our food waste by 28% since 2019.

Since 2017 have reduced our water usage by 59% per guest.

Since 2019 we have reduced our oil consumption by 100%.

We plant 10 native trees per wedding locally. In the last 6 years, we have planted over 5000 native trees. Each tree will  tonne of carbon in its lifetime.

We changed to Calor BioLpg in November 2021.

In 2022, we were carbon negative, offseting more carbon than was created to run the hotel.

We have a 50 foot polytunnel where we grow lots of our own food produce.

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