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PPA Awards 2002

PPA Magazine Award Winners ­ December 12th 2002

Mr John Donnelly, Chair of the Periodical Publishers Association of Ireland announced the winners of the PPAI Magazine Awards 2002 at a gala dinner at The Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin. Established in 2001, the PPAI Magazine Awards were created to recognise and reward the best Irish Magazines in a number of sectors.

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John Mellon,Chairman of the Judging Panel, Grace Aungier , Chief Executive
and John Donnelly Chairman PPAI

Over 260 people from the publishing industry, representing 100 Irish titles, gathered at the event to pay tribute to the outstanding achievements of this yearís winners. Chair of the judging panel, Mr John Mellon is the former Chief Executive and Chairman of IPC and Reed International.

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John Donnelly, Chairman PPA Ireland

Joining John Mellon on the judging panel were Jimmy Kass, President of the AAI; Chris Cawley, President IAPI; John Keane, Chairman Ardmore Northern Ireland; Rosemary Allister, Chairwoman PR Institute of Northern Ireland; Laurence Rowe of Newspread; Gerry Davis, Chief Executive the PR Institute and Loretta Dignam, Head of Consumer Communications at Guinness.
Speaking at the event, Chairman of the PPAI Mr. John Donnelly said he was delighted at the response and entries to this yearís awards. He noted that this year the number of entrants from last year had almost doubled to 104 this year.

Interactive Magazine of the Year

Winner: houseandhome.ie

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Bryan Dobson, Karen Hesse and Michael Kennedy , Marketing Director, EsatBT.

Nominees: irishconstruction.com, autotrader.ie


Religious/Not for Profit Magazine of the Year

Winner: The Word

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Rosemary Allister and Gary O'Sullivan

Nominees: Africa, Far East


Customer Magazine of the Year

Winner: Maternity

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Bryan Dobson, Anthea Savage
and Tom Mooney, MD Smurfit Web Press

Nominee: Enterprise


Judges' Award

Winner: Propaganda - Melanie Morris

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Bryan Dobson, Melanie Morris and John Mellon


Business to Business Magazine of the Year

Winner: Business Eye

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Bryan Dobson, Liam Sheehan,
general manager An Post and Richard Buckley

Nominees: Checkout, Irish Construction Industry Magazine


Business to Business Specialist Magazine of the Year

Winner: Construction & Property News

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Bryan Dobson, Frank Grennan and Andrew Jones MD
Stephens and George Magazines

Nominees: Irish Medical News, Irish Marketing Journal,
Irish Medical Times


Editor of the Year

Winner: Stephen Cawley - PC Live!

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Bryan Dobson, Stephen Cawley and John Fullegar Polestar

Nominees: Michael Hayes -
Irish Construction Industry Magazine,
Terence Cosgrave - Checkout


Consumer Specialist Magazine of the Year

Winner: Wild Ireland

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Bryan Dobson, Juanita Browne, Tom Eklund, MD M-Real Ireland

Nominee: Ireland's Autotrader


Publisher of the Year

Winner: Frank Quinn

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Bryan Dobson, Frank Quinn and John O'Connell MD Lithographic Group


Consumer Magazine of the Year

Winner: Hot Press

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Bryan Dobson, Niall Stokes and Laurence Roe, MD Newspread

Nominee: Wedding Journal






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