2017 Winners


2017 Business Person of the Year Award, Mark Doherty of Century Complex

Business Person of the Year Award, sponsored by Donegal County Council.

WINNER: Mark Doherty of Century Complex. Highly commended recipients: Manus Kelly of Tailored Facility Solutions (TFS) & Christopher Molloy of Lemon Tree Restaurant;

Hall of Fame, sponsored by City of Derry Airport.

RECIPIENT: Mary Sweeney, Castle Grove Country House Hotel;

Retailer of the Year Award, sponsored by Dillons Hotel.

WINNER: Grove Furnishings.
Highly commended recipients: Joe’s Butchers & Amelia’s/Mourne Antiques;

Business Excellence Award, sponsored by Highland Radio.

WINNER: Accountant Online.
Highly commended recipients:  Shandon Hotel and Spa & Tailored Facility Solutions (TFS);

Best Innovation Award, sponsored by LYIT.

WINNER: SeaQuest Systems.
Highly commended recipients: CloudRanger & Lemon Tree Restaurant;

Best Start Up Business Award, sponsored by AIB

WINNER: Wholegreen Health Food.
Highly commended recipients: The Postal Store & Niche Specialist Staffing Partners;

Excellence in Marketing Award, sponsored by Bank of Ireland.

WINNER: Dillon’s Hotel.
Highly commended recipients: Lemon Tree Restaurant & The Brewery Bar & Restaurant;

Growth through Export Award, sponsored by Enterprise Ireland.

WINNER: Irish Pressings.
Highly commended recipients: SeaQuest Systems, Swan Net Gundry & KER Group;

Excellence in Customer Service Award, sponsored by Ulster Bank

WINNER: Patrick Gildea Hairdressing.
Highly commended recipients: County Dry Cleaners, Browns on the Green & Café Davitt.

Social Enterprise of the Year Award, sponsored by Optum.

WINNER: St Eunan’s GAA.
Highly commended recipients: Letterkenny Cathedral Quarter & LATCH Lifford Old Courthouse