• Fingal Business Awards

    Now in their 19th year in 2023, the coveted awards celebrate the best of Fingal business across all business sectors, private, public, and charity.

    The awards appeal to people who feel that they are working smarter than their competitors and want to create a business edge by promoting excellence in the quality of their products, services, and customer experience.

    Research and feedback from previous winners signify that entering the awards can result in huge benefits by raising a person or company’s profile, enhancing their reputation, and helping to attract new business.

    Entry is free and open to all businesses and organisations, both small and large, who do business in Fingal. Entrants can nominate themselves, their own business, their boss, employees, or another business or organisation.

    The window for appliations opens from the 30th of August 2023 and closes on the 29th of September.

  • Key Dates 2023

    Awards Launch & Open for Applications 

    30 August

    Closing Date for Applications             

    29 September            

    Shortlisted Finalists Announced & Tickets on Sale     

    10 October

    Researcher Visits to CX Finalists 

    11 October - 3 November      

    Gala Awards Presentation Evening

    10 November

    Access to the Results Portal

    17 November


  • Winners 2022

    There are twenty-five award categories in four sections: The People Awards, The Business Excellence Awards, The Customer Experience Awards, and The Sustainable Business Impact Awards.


    The People Section:


    Business Person of the Year - sponsored by Dublin Airport

    • Lorraine Heskin, Gourmet Food Parlour

    Young Business Person of the Year - sponsored by TU Dublin

    • Lauren Mc Donald, Lynott Jewellery

    Team of the Year - sponsored by Malone Group

    • IGate Customer Service Team

    Employee of the Year - sponsored by Osborne

    • Jacinta Gorman, Maldron Hotel Dublin Airport


  • The Business Excellence Section:


    Business of the Year (Large/Corporate) - sponsored by McInerney Saunders

    • Keogh's Crisps

    Business of the Year (Small/Medium Enterprise) - sponsored by Local Enterprise Office

    • Osborne

    Business of the Year (Start-Up) - sponsored by TU Dublin

    • Seomra Salainn Salt Room Therapy

    Best Public Service - sponsored by the Clayton Hotel

    • TIER Mobility

    Best Not-for-Profit Organisation - sponsored by Paypal

    • Action Ireland Trust

    ​Best International Trade - sponsored by Country Crest

    • Keogh's Crisps

    Best Innovation in Business - sponsored by Skillnet Ireland

    • CommSec

    Best Sales and Marketing - sponsored by VHI Healthcare 

    • Keelings

    Best Training and Upskilling - sponsored by Keelings

    • Celuplast


  • The Sustainable Business Impact Section:


    Best Community Involvement - sponsored by AWS

    • Paypal

    Best Climate Action - sponsored by ​Swords Pavilions

    • Keelings

    Best Workplace - sponsored by Adare HRM 

    • Flexsource Solutions

    Best Inclusion, Diversity & Equity - sponsored by Fingal County Council

    • Bidvest Noonan

    Best Sustainable Impact by a Small or Medium Business - sponsored by Maldron Hotel​ 

    • Swords Pavilions


  • The Customer Experience Section:


    Best Hotel - sponsored by Aer Lingus

    • Castleknock Hotel

    Best Leisure/Tourism Service - sponsored by the Carlton Hotel

    • The Cyril Fry Corner at the Model Railway Museum

    Best Restaurant - sponsored by AIB​ 

    • Earth & Vine Restaurant

    Best Pub​ - sponsored by Tayto Snacks

    • Wrights Cafe Bar

    Best Cafe - sponsored by Java Republic

    • The Cottage​

    Best Retail Outlet - sponsored by One4all

    • Avoca Malahide

    Best Professional Service - sponsored by the Crowne Plaza

    • McInerney Saunders









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