Links Page: Below are some links to other sites that I feel might be of use and are also working towards sustainability/organic-products.
Glenribbeen Eco Blog (DIY, recipes, eco-news and more). Amateur footage of Flag-Raising Day at Glenribbeen when we had a garden party and Francis Brennan of The Park Hotel Kenmare raised the E.U. Green Flower Award Flag for the first time. (And the second - and the third !!); See LINK
Glenribbeen Co-ordinats; Latitude:52.1480. Longitude: 07.8866
Loc 8 Code: YXN-18-K76 (Garmin GPS)
Useful Links; From my eco-blog; Sites I find Interesting.
Nature Eco-Industry. Organic Gardening in Ireland.
Touring Ireland with a virtual guide - Navigatour
Social web-bing; Web-Ref
Eco stuff to do around Glenribbeen, Lismore.
Canoeing (Dennis), Bicycling (Willie) The Slow-Boat on-the-River, (Tony).
More information below.
We are happy to offer as useful links to Irish eco-friendly accommodations;
Decoy Country Cottages, Navan, Co Meath.
Phone: 046 9026960 Fax : 046 9026961 e-mail : email@example.com
Relax, unwind and recharge at Decoy Country Cottages and Revive Holistic Therapy centre.
Eco-clothing and natural products; Econatural.ie
View of Glenribbeen from 1500m up. O.S. Maps
Glenribbeen FaceBook Peter's Blog (Eco-blog)
Cappoquin St Patrick's Day Parade. ; U-Tube.
Els & Peter can be seen at about 1.10mins.
Some of our favourite Eateries.
O'Brien's Chop House - Lismore.
The Brideview Bar & Restaurant. Tallowbridge, about 12kms from us. But worth it.
Archery; Glenribbeen Archery School;
Call Peter on 086-6017176
Willie Horgan: http://www.cyclingholidays.ie/ 087-9356610
Denis Murray ; http://www.blackwaterboating.ie 087-6832872
Ronan ; http://www.ardmoreadventures.ie ; 083-3743886
Clasheen by Nicola Brown
Alternative Energy Newsletters
Cycling; Lismore Cycling. firstname.lastname@example.org. A relaxing cycle in the Irish countryside on top-class well appointed bikes.
The surrounding countryside is ideal for cycling with some small towns on most of the routes, you can meander as long as you like stop and have a picnic or sample the local food at a coffee shop or restaurant, There are many places of interest on the routes which will be highlighted on your chosen route map. The urban settlement of Lismore is located in one of the prettiest settings in Ireland and is charmingly decorated with its imposing castle and a fine collection of other 18th and 19th century buildings.
For boating on the Blackwater; see Blackwater Boating. Guided canoeing on the river discovering genuine pirates islands and other forms of 'wild-life'. Denis is a safe and stady hand at ALL levels of canoing - he teaches the teachers!!
For a GREAT chraracter and a most interesting voyage of discovery Tony Gallagher.
Contact Tony on 087-9889076. He does fishing trips too. Ask him to tell about the castle with the 'swivel-bed' and the grayhound that landed in the river!!!
Tony Gallagher & Pharoe (first mate).
For more good accommodation links see below:
Blackwater Lodge, Ballyduff. LINK or phone Ian +87 235 21 20 or Glenda: +87 235 12 60
By Phone: International Glenda is one of Ireland's top fly-fishing coaches.
+Int. Code +353(Ireland) +58(area) +60235 / - Normally dial: 00 353 (0)58 60235
His first ever salmon !
Fort William; For some "old style estate" fishing.
Dungarvan Brewing Company. Great local beer from Ireland's newest micro-brewery.
For Irish Accommodation: www.bedandbreakfasts.ie
For some B&Bs outside Ireland :
UK and Ireland ; UK Holidays Plus
http://www.oas.co.uk/ has a wide range of Self-Catring accommodations, many are registered as eco-friendly.
India Bed and Breakfast New Delhi - India
A March dawn over the gate of Glenribbeen.
Just opposite the gate is a wee garden Peter reclaimed and planted with a fern-tree to celebrate the finish of chemotherapy in 2001. It borders our stream and has seating and a special swing right by the small stream.
Just across the stream and neighbouring wall is Salterbridge Estate. Owned by the grandson of Admiral Jellico - hero of the Battle of the Scaggerack.
The house and gardens oped two or three times a year for visitors - a small eentrance charge goes to a good cause.
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Then it dawned on the hens.
The henhouse is built to look like a Markenhuisje that Els and Peter lived in in Marken Island, N. Holland.
Golf: We have 3 competition courses nearby within 20kms (offering 3 for 2 rates !) as well as 3kms West of us the 9-hol Lismore Golf Club - right under the faery tale Lismore Castle.
For the more adventurous try; Golf Instruction School
2 to 5 day golf schools for every standard of golfer, beginners to advanced with 8 PGA qualified professionals and a state of the art video swing analysis suite.
Youghal a medieval-walled town South of us at the point where ther Blackwater meets the Atlantic. Moby Dick was filmed there in 1954.
Don't blame Peter if the drink gets drunk. Ní ólann mná leann ach imionn sé lena linn. (Women don't drink but it disappears when they are present !).
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Other accommodation links I like; Link to Peter's Eco Blog
There's a lovely B&B - completly off-grid, in France, that we're linked with.
Peter and Maria invite you to their offgrid eco bed&breakfast
here in the centre of rural france close to A 20 one hour from Limoges.
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Cycling - America;
Bed, Breakfast and Biking - http://www.bbbiking.com
Bed Breakfast and Biking lists bike-friendly B & B's and inns along or near the bike trails and byways throughout the state of your choice. The innkeepers along the bike trails offer hospitality and respite for travelers. They will be happy to help you plan a trip using their B & B as a base or as one of several stops on your biking (or hiking) vacation.
Here at Glenribbeen Eco Lodge we make a special effort to all those that arrive on foot, by bike or by public transport. We have a dedicated wet/dry room and shower for outdoor adventurers and safe lock-ups for cycles and other gear. We also offer bikes and canoe to multiple-night guests. If you know of any cycling/walking groups that might be of use to us and/or our guests let Peter know. We also have an echo-locator for bat-watching.
From late spring to early autumn Peter goes bat 'watching' along the banks of the Blackwater river. There are pipistrells (both soprano and common), Leisler’s, Daubenton’s (over and dipping in the water and possibly the Lesser Horseshoe Bat - though I haven't confirmed that yet.
We us this path to go to the river - 300m from the B&B and so have hedges, trees, open meadow and of course the river. Missing only are mature roosting sites but we provide bat-boxes.
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