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Support Local with Green Friday

Posted on: Mon, 09 November, 2020

Give the Gift of Giving with the Go Anywhere Gift Card and Support Irish businesses

The #GreenFriday is an initiative that aims to combat Black Friday mass consumerism by supporting local businesses. The goal is to mobilize the people of Ireland to work towards a stronger, more stable local economy so that communities can thrive sustainably.

The shopping day known as Black Friday will attract more than one-third of Irish consumers, with around a quarter of them using the occasion to buy up to half of their Christmas gifts.

A study on behalf of PwC Ireland shows that the average spend over the Black Friday/Cyber Monday period in Ireland will be €251 per consumer. A separate survey by the Marketing Institute of Ireland shows that a total of €250m will be spent by Irish shoppers on Black Friday. When you spend €100 with Irish Businesses it's worth €500 to the Irish Economy.

Irish Hotels play a massive part in job creation but also its positive impact on the community and how it supports not just employees but small local businesses; farmers, butchers, florists and local sponsorships in sports and community groups which build social networks that can sustain entire communities. 

There are many initiatives trying to get Irish consumers to support Irish businesses. We are thrilled to see the @IrishFoodChampions want to turn Black Friday to Green, getting #GreenFriday trending topic during November, giving a boost to Irish hospitality providers and food and beverage artisans. 

Find here a list of some wholly Irish independent hotels where the Go Anywhere Gift Card can be redeemed and join the #GreenFriday trend by supporting them.

Our #TravelTuesday Tip: Our Green Friday weekend deal is LIVE! For every individual gift card/ecard you purchase to the value of €200 or more for someone you will receive your very own €20 Go Anywhere eCard. For every additional multiple of €200 (ie. €400 or €600) we will give you an additional €20 eCard. An we are delighted to annouce we have teamed up with our friends at the Guinness Storehouse to also provide you with a 30% discount on admission to Dublin's favourite tourist attraction.

This gift card can be used in over 350 hotels and guesthouses, so you have the best choice for a lovely break away and the feel-good factor of supporting the local economy. 


Ballynahinch Castle, Co. Galway, Book here

4-star castle hotel located on a 700-acre estate in the heart of Connemara. Award-winning riverside restaurant and friendly Fisherman's Pub 
serve the best of locally sourced ingredients.



Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel, Co. Limerick, Book here

Our 4 Star family-run Fitzgerald's Woodlands House Hotel & Spa is located on 40 acres of organic grounds, near the beautiful, historical village
of Adare.



The Cliff Townhouse, Dublin CityBook here

Cliff Townhouse, a luxury guest house in Dublin city centre is located at 22 St. Stephen's Green in the centre of Georgian Dublin, close to 
Grafton Street shopping district.

cliff townhouse


Bush Hotels, Co. Leitrim, Book here

Charming award-winning heritage boutique Hotel with open fires, themed lounges and bars, coffee shop and restaurant, chic bedrooms along 
with extensive and flexible conferencing and banqueting facilities seamlessly blending modern day living with old-world charm.

bush hotel


Killarney Lodge, Co. Kerry, Book here

Killarney Lodge is a purpose-built guesthouse set in private walled-in gardens with free private car parking. All rooms spacious, ensuite and 
aircondionated. Enjoy our award-winning freshly cooked breakfast with home baking.

killarney lodge


The Keepers Arms Bed & Breakfast, Co. Cavan, Book here

Steeped in history; the origins of The Keepers Arms Guesthouse date back to the 18th century. A family-owned property that combines old-world charm with modern luxury and a warm Cavan.

keepers arms


Make a break for it with irelandhotels.com Go Anywhere Gift Card and enjoy the choice of over 350 hotels and guests houses and most 
importantly - stay safe 
Together, we can all help make a big difference for our favourite local business, so let’s shop local and turn Black Friday Green.

Our Green Friday Weekend offer is now available.

Click HERE to buy.