Shortlist for Tullamore Chamber Business Awards announced


THE shortlist for the Tullamore and District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards has been revealed.

This year the Chamber in partnership with its new sponsor AIB Bank have been working behind the scenes to bring an new and improved Business awards to the region.

John Leavy, Chairman of the Chamber’s awards sub-committee, stated: “We are delighted this year to welcome our new event sponsor AIB Bank on board and look forward to working with Paul Maloney and the team in the local branch in bringing a new and improved Business Awards.”

He continued; “We have also introduced a new category award under the title of Environmental Awareness. This will allow for further recognition of companies who have excelled in this area,” outlined Mr Leavy.

The Tullamore and District Chamber AIB Business Awards have become the most prestigious celebration of business success within the Tullamore and District area and culminates in an awards ceremony at the Tullamore Court Hotel on Saturday 6th April, 2019, concluded Mr Leavy.

Emerging New Business:

Ice Tullamore

Gymboree Play & Music

Salutem Advisory & Training

Nakid by Sharon Leavy

Quality Tyres Tullamore

Stratus Healthcare Pharmacy

Business Person of the Year:

Pat Leneghan, The Bridge House Hotel

Jimmy Feery, Tullamore Hardware

Ciaran Stewart, Supermacs

Anthony Kearns, Guy Clothing

Kieran Walsh, The Flatbread Company

Tony Flanagan, Flanagan Properties

Donal Molloy, Molloy Precast

Kurt Kyck, KMK Metals

Seamus Kane, Spar

Employee of the Year:

Darren Yeates, Midland Travel

Noel McCann, The Bridge House

Lisa Bracken, The Flower Bar

Andrea Scally, All Pro Recruitment

Mark Hogan, Cloonans Hardware

Brendan Wynne, Expert Electrical

Brian Moriarty, Print Plus

Bernard Dalton, ATSR

Best Customer Service Experience:

Guy Clothing

Tullamore Credit Union

Sherry FitzGerald Lewis Hamill

Bridge House Hotel

Hanlons Butchers

Galvins for Men

Tullamore Court Hotel

Best Website/Social Media:

Tullamore Floor Store

Offaly Innovation & Design Centre

MentorUs Business Solutions


Tullamore Court Hotel


Lana Thai

Offaly Tourism Award:

Birr Castle

Lough Boora

Tullamore DEW Visitor Centre

VR Party

Playtown Tullamore

Small SME 10+ Employees

Kenny Lyons Associates


FRS Recruitment

Spectrum Plastics Group

Flatbread Company

Cstle Paints

Small SME 1-10 Employees


Midland Travel

D&S Hardware


Buggy Refrigeration



Best Licensed Premises

The Old Harbour Bar


The Bridge House

The Brewery Tap

William Street Eatery

Best Dining Experience



Captains House

Lana Thai

The Blue Apron

Environmental Awareness

KMK Metals

Palladio Packaging Solutions

Buggy Refrigeration

Geashill Tidy Towns Group

The Flatbread Company

Best Multi-National

Palladio Packaging

Spectrum Plastics


Tullamore Distillery

McDonald International


Best Professional Services

Kenny Lyons Associates

Tullamore Credit Union

Sherry FitzGerald Lewis Hamill

Offaly Innovation & Design Centre

Hoey & Denning

Pet Hospital Tullamore

Community Achievement

Tullamore Tractor Run

Offaly Hospice


Friends of the Regional Hospital Tullamore

Ballycommon Training Centre

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