Over 200 people gathered for the Irish
Magazine Awards at the Marker Hotel in the trendy docklands
area of Dublin last night (Thursday 5 December 2013) to celebrate
all that is great in the Irish magazine industry.
claimed victory for Publishing Company of the Year which
they previously won in 2010. They also won Photographer of
the Year for Cliona O’Flaherty
in their new title BASH.
Hot Press won the triple crown, picking
up awards for Digital Product of the Year (HotPress.com);
Journalist of the Year (Olaf Tyaransen); and Magazine Cover
of the Year with the Arctic Monkeys.
The gong for Consumer
Magazine of the Year (more than 15,000 circulation) was picked
up by Mairead Lavery for Irish Country Magazine.
Harmonia featured strongly on the night with wins for Food & Wine
for Consumer Magazine of the Year (less than 15,000 circulation)
and Editor of the Year for Alexander Fitzgerald Irish Tatler
Zahra Publishing was victorious in a strong
line-up for Annual of the Year with Easy Food Christmas Annual
claiming the gong.
In the business magazine categories Ashville
Media had a strong showing winning B2B Magazine of the Year
(less than 5,000 circulation) for Business Ireland as well
as Customer Magazine for Irish Wildlife.
The Law Society
Gazette was the proud recipient of B2B Magazine (more than
5,000 circulation) along with the Cover of the Year award;
while Danielle Barron won Editor of the Year for Irish Medical
256 Media won Innovation of the Year for
Confetti Creative Awards and Design Team of the Year was
presented to Tomaí O
Conghaile & Ryan O’Reilly for their magazine Nós.
The Awards were hosted by Today FM’s Mairead Farrell
who has had a love affair with magazines since she was 13
Guest speaker, Sally Cartwright spoke about
her lifelong passion for magazines. She spent 17 years as
publishing director of Hello! Magazine. Prior to that she
worked at IPC as publisher of a number of titles including
Ideal Home and Homes & Gardens
John Whelan, Chairman,
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”.
For further information on the Irish Magazine Awards contact
Grace Aungier, Chief Executive, Magazines Ireland, tel 01
667 55 79 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos from the IMA are viewable at -http://www.flickr.com/photos/100763123@N06/sets/72157638402381596/
Complimentary copies in high or low res are available from
photographer Paul Sherwood by emailing your required picture