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2015 Web Awards Winners

With thanks to Realex Payments, our judges and Rick O’Shea

Best Media Site
98FM.com

Best Web Only Publication
dublintown.ie

Best Daily Web Only Publication – Sponsored by Analytics Training
waterfordwhispersnews.com/

Best Sports Site
GAA Handball

Best Sports News Site
Sports Joe

Best Music News Site
Goldenplec

Best Entertainment Website
Tayto Park

Best Arts and Culture Website
Century Ireland Gallipoli

Best Science and Technology Site – sponsored by BH Consulting
Silicon Republic

Best New Web Application/Service
chronic-disease.ie

Best Website of a Startup – sponsored by Blacknight
letsgetchecked

Best Podcast Series
738am Podcast

Best Government and Local Government Website – Sponsored by SENSORPRO
breastfeeding.ie

Best Education and Third Level Website
tcd.ie/visitors/

Suíomh Gaeilge is Fearr – available to sponsor
Nós

Best Microsite – sponsored by Burkie
manonbridge.ie

Best eCommerce – Micro / Small – Sponsored by SENSORPRO
hairybaby.com

Best eCommerce – Medium
cleantec.biz/

Best eCommerce – International
partnershipinternational.ie

Best eCommerce – Retail – sponsored by Wolfgang Digital
ardkeen.com

Best SME Website – Micro / Small – Sponsored by IE Domain Registry
cuckoo.ie

Best SME Website – Medium (20 employees or less) – sponsored by Blueface
cinnamon.ie/

Best SME Website – Large (21 employees or more) – sponsored by Blacknight
mcgowansprint.com/

Best Financial Services Website
glohealth.ie

Best Practice
greenfinch.ie

Most Beautiful Website in Ireland sponsored by Strata3
thelittlemilkcompany.ie

Most Innovative Website
Jason Smyth – jason.piq-niq.net/

Web Agency of the Year
Artizan.ie

Most Influential Irish Website ever
Irish Times

Grand Prix
Best Website in Ireland – Sponsored by Realex Payments

Website of the year for 2015 is … Waterford Whispers

Thank you:

Realed Payments
Paul Dunne, Paul Gillen, Martin O’Leary and all of the Realex crew.
Thank you too to Colm Lyon for the years of support.

Thanks to Rick O’Shea
Use him for all your events.

Thanks to our judges.

Thank you to our other sponsors:
Sensorpro, Blacknight, Analytics Training, BH Consulting, Burkie,
Wolfgang Digital, IE Domain Registry, Blueface, Strata3

Thank you to:
Andrew of the Voiceovers, Brian Greene, Ben Keenan, Fran Hollywood, Charles O’Sullivan
Pat Hollingsworth, Kevin Peyton
The RDS staff. The RDS WiFi

CIT mafia:
Matthew Donovan, Deirdre O Flaherty, Stephanie Murphy, Mark Doyle, Kate McCarthy

2015

The 2015 Web Awards takes place in the RDS Concert Hall on October 15th.

Please see the menu system above for details of Semi-Finalists, Finalists and ticket details.

Semi Finals 2014

Go here if you wish to sponsor a category.

Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Semi Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

However, Sinéad Keogh has suggested the hashtag as: #ivegotasemi

Online Publication sponsored by Blacknight

Printed publication, the online edition.

Online Only Publication

Daily Online Only Publication

Radio Website

Sports Website sponsored by BiaBrazil

Best Music Website

Best Entertainment sponsored by PollDaddy

Arts Website

Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Semi Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

Science and Technology sponsored by BH Consulting

New Web App

Website of a Startup sponsored by Blacknight

Education and Third Level

Government and Local Government

An Suíomh Gaeilge is Fearr

Best Microsite

Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Semi Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

eCommerce Small

eCommerce Micro

eCommerce Medium – sponsored by SENSORPRO

eCommerce – Trading International – Sponsored by Handmade Marketing

eCommerce Retail – sponsored by Wolfgang Digital

SME Micro

SME Small

SME Medium

SME Large

Financial Services

Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Semi Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

Best Mobile Site

Responsive Website

Best Practice

Most Beautiful Website

Most Useful Website

Most Innovative Website

Web Agency sponsored by Bonkers.ie

Web Agencies, we’ll be releasing the finalists list next week and we’ll have the Finalist agencies out then.

Category changes 2014

Student Web Project
There were not enough quality entries in to this category so we will not being moving this category forward into the rest of the competition. We will also not have this category in 2015.

eCommerce and SME Categories
Both SME Micro and eCommerce Micro were over-subscribed. Last year we had one SME category, this year we had three. Last year we had one eCommerce category, this year we had four. We’ve now split SME Micro into two so have added SME Small as a category. We have split eCommerce Micro into two and have a few eCommerce Small category too. That’s 10 business categories now.

Quarter Finals 2014 – Most Innovative

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Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Quarter Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

Quarter Finals 2014 – Most Useful Website

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Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Quarter Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

Quarter Finals 2014 – Most Beautiful Website

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Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Quarter Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.

Quarter Finals 2014 – Best Practice

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Headline Sponsor – Realex Fire

Quarter Finalist in the 2014 Web Awards

You can use the above badge at this link on your site if you wish. A link back to this category would be nice too, if you wanted. The hashtag for this event is #realexfirewebs.