Sheedy's Hotel & Restaurant, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare
We recognise that our business has an important role to play in protecting and enhancing the environment for future generations and to help secure the long-term sustainability of the Tourism Industry.
To this end, we are committed to taking the following actions:
Martina and John Sheedy
Sheedys Hotel and Restaurant is a member of BEN, the Burren Ecotourism Network. Its aims are the development of a self sustaining ecotourism network of accredited Burren Businesses and to promote the Burren as an ecotourism destination.
Burren Ecotourism Members
The Boghill Centre
The Burren Centre
Burren Fine Wine and Foods
Burren Outdoor Education Centre
Burren Painting Centre
Cassidy's Pub and Restaurant
Clare Rock Hostel
Corofin Camping & Hostel
Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience
Heart of Burren Walks
The Roadside Tavern
We are passionate about sourcing and using goods from Local Producers. Here is a list of our local suppliers.
Garrihys Seafoods, Doolin
Bernad Roughan Butcher, Ennistymon,
Burren Smokehouse for smoked salmon
St Tola Goats Cheese from Inagh, a farm about 8 miles from Sheedys
Organic Apple Juice from Con Trasse, Co. Tipperary
Eggs from the farm of Tom and Debbie White, Lisdoonvarna
Raspberries and other soft fruit and home grown apples from Christine Sharpe who has an orchard at the foot of Corkscrew Hill, The Burren
Lettuce and herbs from Colm Fahy who farms in the Burren
Foleys Fruit and Veg supplier, Ennistymon
We have a small organic garden to the front of the Hotel where we grow beetroot, herbs, chives, potatoes. We do not use any harmful chemicals in our garden.
All our meat is 100% Irish and traceable back to the farm.
At Sheedys Hotel and Restaurant, we offer Walking, Cycling and Painting breaks in The Burren.
We encourage guests to walk or cycle while they are visiting the Burren. We have bicycles for guests use. We can book a guide for a hike or walk on The Burren and have plenty of maps and advice for walks on the Burren.
To reduce our Carbon Footprint, we ask your assistance:
1. Please turn off all lights and electrical equipment when leaving the room
2. Please place glass and plastic bottles, used batteries and newspapers beside your dustbin, to be collected by housekeeping and recycled
2. Please notify a member of staff if you notice any leaks
4. If you feel that you can reuse your towels please hand them back on the bathroom rail