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Archive for 2010

Strawberry and Cucumber Salad

26.06 2010 Strawberry and Cucumber Salad

A delicious way to deal with a glut of Strawberries and having split our plants earlier in the Spring we certainly have that! Peel and slice a cucumber finely and layer with about 4 sliced strawberries per person. Dress lightly with a drizzle of mild olive oil, white balsamic vinegar, cracked black pepper and some mint leaves. This salad is delicious with grilled fish or chicken or as a light starter. Summer on a plate, enjoy!

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EcoClub.com – Eco Friendly Tourism

19.05 2010 EcoClub.com – Eco Friendly Tourism

We try to run Croan Cottages in as sustainable a way as possible. We have described some of the measures we implement on our Eco-Friendly Accommodation page. As part of this, we have joined EcoClub.com. EcoClub is an organisation dedicated to promoting sustainable, environmentally friendly tourism. Criteria for membership includes: That the accommodation is locally-owned and managed by a family. That the holiday accommodation minimises its environmental impact in terms of its location, infrastructure and operation. That the tourism...

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Alastair Sawday’s Ethical Collection

19.04 2010 Alastair Sawday’s Ethical Collection

Croan Cottages are proud to have been selected as part of the Alastair Sawday’s Ethical Collection. Alastair Sawday is a name that is synonymous with quality and luxury when it comes to accommodation. Their Ethical Collection is made up of owners who have worked hard to make sure their business has a positive impact locally and on the environment. To do this accommodation providers have to satisfy a set of criteria in one of 3...

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Failte Ireland 4 Star Self Catering Accommodation

19.03 2010 Failte Ireland 4 Star Self Catering Accommodation

Croan Cottages are proud to have been awarded the highest classification of Four Stars for our 3 Bedroom, self catering cottages. The requirements to achieve 4 star classification are very onerous and accommodation which achieves Four Stars have been proven to be of the highest standards and have been independently reviewed.

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