Sustainability Measures At No. 1

We very much welcome suggestions from our guests to support our journey to help
protect our people & planet from serious impacts of climate change that may lay ahead. 



Conscious efforts to reduce food and beverage waste.

Careful consideration on menu design and planning to avoid waste each season.

Single-use plastic stirrers/ straws/ beverage bottles/ cups/ cutlery or plates not used.

The Seaweed used in our spa is re-purposed for compost at a local vegetable farm.

Reduction of paper printing and guiding guests to view menus/ brochures online instead.




Water efficient toilets designed to reduce the amount of water used 

We offer our guests an option to opt out of daily room cleaning.

We replenish supplies of glass bottled drinking water in our guest bedrooms 

Option to reuse towels and assist in helping us reduce our carbon footprint.



energy & greenhouse gases

Majority of food provided at the property is locally sourced within 10 miles or of Irish origin

We grow our own flowers and herbs we use for our food and beverages

Most lighting throughout the hotel uses energy efficient LED bulbs

All windows are double-glazed with exception of four listed sash windows

Offsets a portion of our carbon footprint with our combined heat & power system



Destination & Community

We re-invest a percentage of revenue back into community & sustainability projects. 

Local artists and local community are offered a platform to showcase their talents.

We provide guests with information regarding local ecosystems, heritage and culture.

We explain visitor etiquette and reasons to explore our city by foot.

Bicycle parking available right on our doorstep.

We always encourage our guests to visit local businesses while in the city.