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About Griffins Club Members:

Becoming a Griffins Club member is completely free and you can start availailing of exclusive offers straight away. From offers and savings to exclusive priority booking for events, as a member you’ll get the most out of shopping at Griffins .

So open your free membership today and start saving. Speak to a member of staff in-store who will be happy to assist. 

It’s a win win situation when you become a Griffins Club Member. We value your business very highly & when you become a member we will offer:

  • FREE Membership
  • Exclusive deals only available to our members.
  • Inspirational tips for your garden & home via email.
  • Invite you to exclusive members’ evenings & events.
  • Priority Booking - Be first to hear of our upcoming event

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GOLD Member Thursdays - If you are lucky enough to be 60 years old or more, you will be given a Gold Card which entitles you to 10% discount off Garden Centre and Homestore purchases every Thursday. Also you can avil of all the offers and benifits of the Purple card too.

How to join 

You can join in-store. Joining is free of charge and you can start saving straight away.

Terms & Conditions :

1) Membership is FREE.
2) Applicants must be aged 16 years or over.
3) Your membership information and your instructions regarding how we use your information will be added to our database. Please refer to our website, www.griffinsgardencentre.ie for a full explanation of how we use your information in the course of maintaining your membership.
4) To receive offers and promotions your card must be presented at the time of purchase.
5) Your card is not transferable and can only be used by the signatory.
6) Your card is not a credit, debit or cheque guarantee card.
7) If your card is lost, stolen or is not working please contact a member of staff at one of our garden centres. The Griffins’ Club cannot be held liable for lost, stolen or damaged cards, or any promotions redeemed from the card without your knowledge.
8) The Griffins’ Club reserves the right not to issue a replacement card and to withdraw the scheme at any time with reasonable notice.
9) To be eligible for membership of The Griffins’ Club GOLD Member, persons must be 60 years old or more on the day of application. The Griffins’ Club reserves the right to insist on proof of age.
10) Gold Club membership entitles the card-holder to 10% OFF garden centre and home store purchases on THURSDAYS ONLY. Excluded purchases include: gift vouchers, delivery charges, other services, foodstore & Bakery and Garden Restaurant.
11) We reserve the right to add or deduct items from the list of excluded items at any time and without prior notice.
12) Gold Club cards may not be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. Where a multi-buy offer or pre-existing offer discount applies to the item purchased, you will receive the most advantageous discount – i.e. either the existing discount or the 10% discount but NOT both discounts.
13) We reserve the right to refuse you discount in the absence of your card or documentary evidence to confirm your identity.
14) If the Griffins’ Club suspects fraud or misconduct it reserves the right to cancel any points issued. Any points issued through human or software error may not be redeemed.

 

Griffins 5th Annual Charity Cycle 2017

 

 

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The Cycle For Charity 2016 raised €3154 for Cork Simon and One Ethiopia

This year will you get on your bike to help  raise well needed funds for Two Great Charities

This is Griffins Fifth Annual Cycle in aid of Cork Simon Community and One Man's Ethiopia.  Griffins has organised 2 Cycles in the scenic Dripsey area to suit all levels of Cyclist.

Granny Griffins will have complimentary Soup and Homemade Brown Bread in Griffins  for all Cyclists participating in the event on arrival back to Griffins. All Costs including Ambulances, labour, administration and catering for this event is covered by Griffins. So every Penny raised on the day will be going directly to the charities.

 

Cycle begins at 10 am on Sunday October 8th at Griffins of Dripsey

Registration starts at 9 am

Pre register or for Maps please  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

or text 087 9517574 with  CYCLE, your name, route

 

Route for (86km)  Advanced Cycle https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25405910

Route For (60km)  Intermediate Cycle https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25405960

 

Each Steward along the route will have Water and Food, Also there will be a Food stop half ways. The back to Griffins to enjoy complimentary soup and Brown bread,

 

One Man's Ethiopia , Gerald Mc Sweeney works in Ethiopia for 3 months every year, providing badly needed help for the homeless, poor and dying people of Addi's Abba. Gerald will actually be In Ethiopia  on the 8th of October working with variuos families, Helping them to create a Home, Schooling and a Living to ensure they will become self sufficient and able to work their way out of homelessness in  Addis Ababa (Capital and largest city in Ethiopia)

 

Cork Simon Community :  Those working on the front lines of Cork's homelessness crisis

Take a Moment to watch this video By the Simon Community. This is why we are asking you to support this Charity Cycle.

 

https://www.facebook.com/CorkSimon/videos/1451741171529224/

 

 

Cork Simon Community works in solidarity with men and women who are homeless in Cork, offering housing and support in their journey back to independent or supported living. Each year Cork Simon supports over 1,200 people, providing accommodation, a daily soup run, access to health services, housing support, training and employment opportunities, addiction supports and connections to the community, to enable people to move out of homelessness. Now more than ever, as the housing and homelessness crisis continues, your support of Cork Simon is needed and greatly appreciated.

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Please Vote JCI Web 2017
If you  can take a moment to Vote For Griffins  in the National Friendly Business Awards  in the Eco Friendly Category 
 
It is easy and takes less than 30 seconds just click here https://www.jciireland.ie/fba-voting/
 
(By the way you can vote every 24hrs)
 
Winners of Cork JCI Eco Friendly Business 2017

 

Griffins are proud to announce that we have won Corks Eco friendliest business with JCI Ireland. As a result we are now in the running for Ireland's Eco friendliest business. 
This is judged by both judges and the public. If you believe Griffins deserves your vote, we wold love if you could take a moment and give us your vote.
 
It is easy and takes less than 30 seconds just click here https://www.jciireland.ie/fba-voting/
 
 
 
If you would like to Hear more about our eco Friendly Projects 
 
I have listed a few of these below
 
 
 
Plant Flowers and The Bees Will Follow. 
BEE friendly
This is our strong message across all branding and through out our  Events 
With Many Open days, talks  and other excellent events, Griffins has advised many tidy town groups, residential communities and gardeners to  always  use  bee friendly shrubs  plants and gardening techniques in each of their projects.  
 
 

Griffins always thrive to be the best while protecting our environment,. This year we have worked hard to promote Bee friendly gardening. With their work with Muintir na Tire and Cork County council, Many Schools through out Cork County  have created bee friendly gardens as part of the Cork School Garden competition as well to learn the benefits of upclyling, art and our Heritage while gardening. 
Through Griffin's Slug Club, our kids gardening club, The children of Cork learn all about the importance of bees and pollinators to our environment. Kids enjoy upcycling by using many old products as containers. All kids love to plant up their old wellies and school bags with bee friendly bulbs and plants. Reduce, reuse, recycle is a strong message through out Griffins. With a rebate system, Griffins reward customers to return old plastic plant pots which are reused in Our nursery, Local schools and gardening clubs. 

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But our latest project has got our biggest response. This year Griffins and Down 2 Earth Materials  has designed a Compostable Takeaway Coffee Cup for all our customers.
 
Did you know In Ireland we throw away 100 million standard disposable cups each year.If an item is ‘Biodegradable,’ it will biodegrade, but the length of time it will take for this item to fully break down is not specified – It could take 1000 years for something that is ‘biodegradable’ to fully decompose.
If an item is ‘Compostable,’ it means that this item will biodegrade into nutrient-rich soil within a 180 day timeline – It will certifiably break down into soil within 8-12 weeks when commercially composted.

After having a takeaway coffee or tea from Griffins of Dripsey,  you now can reuse this Compostable cup as a Plant Pot or simply Compost it in your brown bin. (even the lid is 100% compostable). If you don't have time to plant it, why not  give it to a local school , Mens shed or gardening club, They would love to reuse it at a Seed Pot. On the Back of each cup you will find instructions on how to use the cup as a plant or seed pot. 

Here at Griffins, we  are always thriving to help reduce our Environmental footprints, respect and love Nature. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Griffins 6th Annual Charity Cycle 2018

 

 

Charity Cycle 2018 DATE

 

 

The Cycle For Charity 2017 raised €6000 for Cork Simon and One Ethiopia

This year will you get on your bike to help raise well needed funds for Two Great Charities

This is Griffins 6th Annual Cycle in aid of Cork Simon Community and One Man's Ethiopia.  Griffins has organised 2 Cycles in the scenic Dripsey area to suit all levels of Cyclist.

Granny Griffins will have complimentary Soup and Homemade Brown Bread in Griffins  for all Cyclists participating in the event on arrival back to Griffins. All Costs including Ambulances, labour, administration and catering for this event is covered by Griffins. So every Penny raised on the day will be going directly to the charities.

 

Cycle begins at 10 am on Sunday October 7th at Griffins of Dripsey

Registration starts at 9 am

Pre register or for Maps please  email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

or text 087 9517574 with  CYCLE, your name, route

 

Route for (86km)  Advanced Cycle https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25405910

Route For (60km)  Intermediate Cycle https://ridewithgps.com/routes/25405960

 

Each Steward along the route will have Water and Food, Also there will be a Food stop half ways. The back to Griffins to enjoy complimentary soup and Brown bread,

 

One Man's Ethiopia , Gerald Mc Sweeney works in Ethiopia for 3 months every year, providing badly needed help for the homeless, poor and dying people of Addi's Abba. Gerald will actually be travelling to Ethiopia  later this year to  work with various families, Helping them to create a Home, Schooling and a Living to ensure they will become self sufficient and able to work their way out of homelessness in  Addis Ababa (Capital and largest city in Ethiopia)

 

Cork Simon Community :  Those working on the front lines of Cork's homelessness crisis

Take a Moment to watch this video By the Simon Community. This is why we are asking you to support this Charity Cycle.

 

https://www.facebook.com/CorkSimon/videos/1451741171529224/

 

 

Cork Simon Community works in solidarity with men and women who are homeless in Cork, offering housing and support in their journey back to independent or supported living. Each year Cork Simon supports over 1,200 people, providing accommodation, a daily soup run, access to health services, housing support, training and employment opportunities, addiction supports and connections to the community, to enable people to move out of homelessness. Now more than ever, as the housing and homelessness crisis continues, your support of Cork Simon is needed and greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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High Hopes Concert 2017 Money Raised

 

 

A Magical Night of Music Raised over €5000 For Cork Penny Dinners and The Inniscarra Historical Society.
On Friday 11th August. Inniscarra Historical  Society Hosted an evening of Music at Griffins Garden centre, Dripsey. What an array of music. The performers included The Cork High Hopes, St Senans Choir, Berrings Choir. John Murphy on Uilleann Pipes, Peter O Riordan, and Sean White. 
This was a sell out event with over 300 people attending the Concert.  Each performer Brought a different style of Music and Song to Griffins . Awareness of Homelessness , Despair, Mental Health, Addictions, Suicide was raised through some very well chosen songs and it was emotional to end the night with everyone joining in a magnificent rendition of The Banks of my own lovely Lee. All the Performers came together and with the Audience the Beautiful Lee Valley was filled The Banks of my own lovely Lee. 

€5000 euros was raised,€2500 for the Heritage Group for their new book 'Changing Times' and €2500 for Cork Penny Dinners plus a private donation of €500 bringing it to a massive €3000.
Margaret Griffin Would like to Thank each and every single performer, Volunteer and the audience for Coming together and Creating a magical event while spreading a strong message Through the Power of Song and music.  
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