Winners for the inaugural Irish SME Business Awards have been announced following an online campaign which saw nominations flood in from across the country.
The awards celebrate the hard work and determination of the best professionals and businesses in the Irish SME business sector and follows the success of last year’s Scottish SME Business Awards and Welsh SME Business Awards.
27 awards were presented on the night.
Among the winners was Stephanie O’Malley of Education Desty in Westport who took the Social Leader of the Year award.
Business of the Year for less than 50 staff in the west of Ireland went to JMB MERIT in Galway, while Retail Business of the Year for less than 3 units went to Cahalan Jewellers in Ballinasloe.