Award winners reflect Tullamore's business diversity and vibrancy


The recipients in each of the categories in the Tullamore and District Chamber of Commerce Business Awards are as follows:

Emerging New Business

Nakid – Sharon Leavy

Stratus Healthcare Pharmacy

Employee of the Year

Bernard Dalton – ATSR

Best Customer Service Experience

Sherry FitzGerald Lewis Hamill

Best Wesbite/ Social Media


Offaly Tourism Award [open to all county Offaly]

Lough Boora Parklands

Small SME 10+ Employees

Flatbread Company

Small SME 1-10 employees

Buggy Refrigeration

Best Licensed Premises

Old Harbour Bar

Best Dining Experience

Captain’s House

Environmental Awareness

KMK Metals

Best Multi-National

McDonald International

Best Professional Service

Kenny Lyons Associates

Community Achievement

Dochas – Offaly Cancer Support Group

Business Person of the Year

Stephen O’Connor, D & S Hardware

President’s Award

Phil O’Reilly

In her address, Chamber President, Anne Starling thanked those who had organised the awards including sub-committee chairman John Leavy and members Michael Tobin, Karen Flanagan, Noel McCann and office staff, Aoife Wyer and Pat Mahon.

She also thanked the judging panel, the Master of Ceremonies, Karen Flanagan and Michael Tobin, the event’s main sponsors AIB and other sponsors Mor Gin, Leavy’s Centra, Dunnes Stores, The Bridge House Hotel and hosts, the Tullamore Court Hotel.

Paul Maloney, Manager, AIB, Tullamore said the vibrant and active Chamber was a reflection of the business community in Tullamore.

Stressing his firm was delighted to be associated with the awards, Mr Maloney congratulated all the nominees.

“The quality of entrants reflects very well on the business life of Tullamore,” stressed Mr Maloney.

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