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EcoBooley, County Tipperary -http://www.ecobooley.com
Two bedroom, eco-friendly holiday cottage in Co. Tipperary, part of a project to develop ecologically friendly holiday accommodation in Ireland. Power is supplied from a water driven electric turbine, along with a wood burning stove. Local sheep's wool is used for insulation in the roof, and there is composting toilet.
 
Ard Nahoo, Dromohair, Co Leitrim http://www.ardnahoo.com
Self Catering eco cabins and yoga retreat. Your can make use of their health farm, with outdoor sauna and hot tub, yoga classes, holistic treatments and organic food or use Ard Nahoo as a base to explore the local area and for nearby hiking, surfing, horseriding, kayaking, and caving. The cabins were constructed using green principles under the guidance of the architect, Peter Cowman, using sustainable cedar from neighbouring county Donegal, hemp insulation, limited concrete, no petro chemicals and natural paints throughout. They are heated using pellet stoves, and come with an underground recycling facility.

Tawnylust Lodge http://www.tawnylustlodge.com
Eco friendly self-catering accommodation in the beautiful rolling landscape of North Leitrim, located beside a farm in the townland of Tawnylust. Fantastic views of the surrounding countryside, with many activites or simply stay home and enjoy the peace. The house has passive solar heating, solar panels for hot water, low wattage under floor heating, recycled paper insulation, an inbuilt heat recovery system, and electricity from a renewable energy company. Tawnylust Lodge was awarded the EU Ecolabel in July 2008, and features in Catherine Mack's book Ecoescapes as one of the top eco destinations in Ireland.

see also eco weekend breaks in Dublin.


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Featured books:
Ecoescape: Ireland: Slow Travel, Green Places to Stay, Local Food and Drink, Eco Days Out
Catherine Mack and Laura Burgess
Paperback
May 2008
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Ireland Special Places to Stay
Alastair Sawday
Paperback -Feb 2009
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