Finalists announced for the Louth Business Awards

The list of finalists in the Louth Business Awards have been released today (4th September 2023).

The winners will be announced at the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce Annual Gala Dinner which will take place on Saturday the 21st October 2023 in the Carrickdale Hotel.

The event is always a sell out with tickets at a premium. Tickets cost €60 plus vat per person and include a champagne reception, four course meal with wine, and dancing until late with the impressive band “Sugartown Rd.”. For a full list of finalists see below.

Local dignitaries, business leaders and fellow members of the Chamber will attend what promises to be one of the highlights of the social calendar in Dundalk. The event has attracted over 630 guests to this glittering, black tie occasion. Tickets are a on a first come first served basis.

To book tickets call Brenda on Tel: 042 9336343 or email

Best Customer Service in the Retail Sector sponsored by Net 1

  • Backhouse Pharmacy
  • BC Electrics & Lighting
  • Brodigans Londis
  • National Tile

Best Shop Front Both Interior Exterior sponsored by AV Direct

  • Bumbles for Kids
  • Coast & Co
  • Pinstripe Punk
  • The Flower Studio

Best Hair & Beauty Award sponsored by L’Oreal

  • Glitter Girls Beauty
  • Luminess Skin & Laser Clinic
  • Renegate 13 Male
  • The Hairshop

Best Licensed Premises sponsored by Diageo

  • Lumpers Bar
  • Mo Chara
  • PJ O Hares
  • The Windsor Bar & Restaurant

Best Hospitality Business sponsored by Dundalk Stadium

  • Blue Anchor
  • Square Restaurant
  • The Lisdoo
  • The Townhouse

Culture Heritage & Tourism Award sponsored by Value Centre Cash & Carry

  • An Tain Arts Centre
  • Carrickdale Hotel
  • Creative Spark CLG – Seek Urban Arts Festival
  • Walking Holidays Ireland

Best Not for Profit Organization sponsored by Dundalk Credit Union

  • BUMBLEance
  • Dundalk Dog Rescue
  • SAFE Castlebellingham Community Counselling
  • SOSAD Ireland

Best New Business sponsored by The Argus

  • Beam Consulting Ltd
  • Breastcare By Alison Ltd
  • Louth English
  • Signature Hair/Signature Kids

Micro Business of the year sponsored by Recruit Island

  • Bumblebee Cocktail Toppers
  • Enerview Solutions
  • Wunjo Club
  • Zoma

Best SME Business sponsored by AIB Bank

  • Cusken Sync IT
  • Hydroscand Ireland Ltd
  • The Unit
  • TSM Control Systems

Large Business of the year sponsored by Bank or Ireland

  • Cargotec Engineering
  • KTF Housing
  • McArdle Skeath
  • Suretank Ltd
  • Wuxi Biologics Ireland

Training Award sponsored by Dundalk Chamber Skillnet

  • Irish Life Customer Service Centre
  • McArdle Skeath
  • Payckeck Plus By IRIS
  • UHY Farrelly Dawe White Limited

Best Family Business sponsored by Prometric

  • Carlingford Oyster Company
  • Carrickdale Hotel
  • Macfar Property Management
  • Sean Moriarty Transport

Team of the year sponsored by The Carrickdale Hotel

  • Catherine Allison & Co
  • Prometric Ireland
  • Servisource
  • UHY Farrelly Dawe White Limited

International Business Award sponsored by Enteprise Ireland

  • Farrell Furniture
  • Gardiner Family Apothecary
  • Suretank Ltd
  • TSM Control Systems

Young Business Person of the year award sponsored by Oriel Hub

  • Bumblebee Cocktail Toppers
  • Digital Design & Consultancy
  • Wunjo Club
  • Zoma

Technology, Research & Innovation Award sponsored by the Regional Development Centre at DkIT

  • Comfort Keepers Homecare
  • Creative Spark CLG
  • ECC Design & Engineering Ltd

Best Green Business sponsored by Permanent TSB

  • Cargotec Engineering
  • Irish Life Customer Service Centre
  • Value Centre Cash & Carry Dundalk/BWG Foods
  • Wuxi Biologics Ireland

Best Use of Digital Marketing/ Social Media sponsored by Local Enterprise Office Louth

  • Darver Castle
  • Gift & Art Gallery
  • Hire Direct Ltd
  • KT Travel

Oveall Business of the year sponsored by Vhi Healthcare to be announced on the night. Lifetime Award for contribution to Louth sponsored by PayPal to be announced on the night.