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Grace Aungier
Chief Executive,
25 Denzille Lane
Dublin 2
353 1 667 55 79

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Winners Announced for Irish Magazine Awards 2014

The Irish Magazine Awards took place last night (Thursday 4 December) at a black tie gala dinner and ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. More than 200 guests gathered to celebrate the achievements of the Irish magazine industry.

The awards, presented by Mairead Farrell of Today FM, recognise the best of the Irish magazine publishing and showcase the creativity and innovation of all those involved.

The winners were:

Annual of the Year - 25 Irish Weddings

25 Irish Weddings - Laura Cunningham

Business to Business Magazine (less than 5,000 circulation) – Licensing World

Licensing World - editor Maev Martin.

Business to Business Magazine (more than 5,000 circulation) – Checkout

Checkout - editor Stephen Wynne-Jones

Consumer Magazine of the Year (less than 15,000 circulation) - BASH

BASH - editor Kate O’Dowd

Consumer Magazine of the Year (more than 15,000 circulation) - Image

Ian Keogh from Newspread presents Image - editor Rosaleen McMeel

Cover of the Year – Consumer Magazines – Food & Wine

Food and Wine - Editor Miriam Atkins.

Cover of the Year – Business Magazines – Law Society Gazette

Law Society Gazette, - Nuala Redmond, Mark Mc Dermott

Customer Magazine of the Year - Arnotts

Gerry Boylan of Boylan Print Group presents to
Arnotts - Claire O'Mahony

Design Team of the Year – Bill O’Sullivan & Team, Image Publications

Tony Ayles of Wyndeham presents to
Image Publications Team - Bill O’Sullivan

Digital Product of the Year – Image.ie

Irish Magazines Awards 2014

Image.ie - Ellie Balfe

Editor of the Year (Consumer Magazines) Catherine Lee, RTE Guide

Barry Harvey of EM News presents
Catherine Lee of the RTE Guide.

Editor of the Year (Business to Business Magazines) Mark Mc Dermott, Law Society Gazette

Mark Mc Dermott – Law Society Gazette

Innovation of the Year - House and Home, Make It Awards

House and Home Make it Awards - Dara Flynn

Journalist of the Year – Aingeala Flannery, Image

Laura George for Aingeala Flannery

Magazine Photographer of the Year – Nicky Emmerson, Image

Rosaleen McMeel for Nikky Emerson

Publishing Company of the Year – Image Publications

Image Publications - Clodagh Edwards

The Irish Magazine Awards were judged by a panel headed by Samantha Holman, Executive Director of the Irish Copyright Licensing Agency, who said, " The Irish Magazine Awards reward excellence in Irish publishing and winning or being shortlisted for an award is very prestigious. The Irish Magazine Awards are a fantastic showcase of the best of Irish publishing and everyone on the list is deserving of the recognition they get for their hard work, creativity and competitiveness. I would like to thank the panel of judges for their hard work, time and expertise in judging all the entries”.

Grace Aungier, CEO, Magazines Ireland said, “This has been another fantastic year for the awards. I would like to congratulate all of our winners and finalists on the outstanding quality of their submissions and their commitment to the highest quality of magazine publishing”.

The judging panel was:

  • Samantha Holman, Executive Director, Irish Copyright Licensing Agency (ICLA)
  • Tania Banotti, CEO, Institute of Advertising Practitioners (IAPI)
  • Paul McDonnell, Commercial Manager, Newspread
  • Sinead Mac Aodha, Executive Director, Irish Literature Exchange
  • Aidan Power. President, Association of Advertisers in Ireland (AAI)
  • Niall Quinn, President, Public Relations Institute of Ireland (PRII)
  • Laura Slattery, Journalist, Irish Times
  • Brendan McCabe, Chairman, ABC Irish Council
  • Eimear Faughnan, Senior Associate Director, Kantar Media

For further information on the Irish Magazine Awards please contact Grace Aungier, Tel 01 667 55 79 or grace@magazinesireland.ie

Photos are available from Paul Sherwood, on his Flikr Gallery, from where the attendees should be able to choose and then download any photo’s from the awards -
paul@sherwood.ie Mobile 087 230 90 96 www.sherwood.ie


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