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Cavan Business Awards 2011/2012

Cavan Business & Tourism Awards 2011/2012

The Cavan Business & Tourism Awards 2011/2012 took place on Thursday 27th September 2012 in the Hotel Kilmore, Cavan. The awards are a joint initiative of The Anglo-Celt and the Cavan Chamber of Commerce. Four hundred guests welcomed the nominees and guest of honour, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, as thirty companies battled it out for the top awards. The main sponsor of the awards was Cavan County Council with other sponsors including Cavan County Enterprise Board, AIB and Kelly Rahill & Co Accountants.


Below are the 2011/2012 category finalists and winners.

Best New Business

-       BBi Ireland

-       Nutri Snax

-       Sasta fitness

WINNER – Nutri Snax


Customer Service Gold Award

-       Argos

-        Cavan One Hour

-       Talking Heads

WINNER – Argos, Cavan


Best Sales Assistant

-       Katherine Grace, Cavan Sports Shop

-       Michelle Ellis, Fresh Today

-       Catherine Rudden, RR Alarms

WINNER - Michelle Ellis, Fresh Today


Retailer of the Year

-       Cara Pharmacy

-       Crannog Book Shop

-       Hyland Hardware

WINNER – Cara Pharmacy


Tourism (marketing) Award

-       Bear Essentials

-       Out Doors & Dirty (ODD)

WINNER – Out Doors & Dirty


Tourism (customer service) Award

-       Hotel Kilmore

-       Radisson Blu Farnham Estate

-       Slieve Russell Hotel

WINNER – Hotel Kilmore, Cavan


Tourism (marketing service professional)

-       Imperial Bar

-        MacNean House & Restaurant

-       Cabra Castle

WINNER – Neven Maguire, MacNean House & Bistro


Marketing Campaign of the Year

-       Agrigear

-       Church Street Dental

-       Liberty Insurance

WINNER – Liberty Insurance


Most Innovative Business (Food Sector)

-       Breffni Mushrooms

-       Lakeland Dairies

WINNER – Lakeland Dairies


Most Innovative Business (industry)

-       Ballytherm

-       Gem Plastics

WINNER - Ballytherm


The International Cavan Business Person of the Year has been named as Gene Murtagh, Kingspan


Lakeland Dairies won the Cavan Business of the Year 2011 Award on the night.

Winners 2011/2012


Click on the image below to read the supplement in full which features editorial and pictures on all of our finalists.

cavan business awards 2012