Michael McGovern, managing director of Dublin Gazette Newspapers, was delighted to accept a Highly Commended certificate for the company’s Digital Marketing at the 2018 Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Chamber County Business Awards. He was congratulated by Aileen Eglington, president, DLR Chamber and Cathriona Hallahan, managing director, Microsoft Ireland. Picture: Paul Sherwood
Michael McGovern, managing director of Dublin Gazette Newspapers, was delighted to accept a Highly Commended certificate for the company’s Digital Marketing at the 2018 Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Chamber County Business Awards. He was congratulated by Aileen Eglington, president, DLR Chamber and Cathriona Hallahan, managing director, Microsoft Ireland. Picture: Paul Sherwood

The Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Chamber held a spectacular county business awards ceremony last Thursday at Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel in Killiney.

It was a night of glitz and glam and was a great evening to recognise the hard work of local businesses.

The winners were announced at a special Gala Dinner, hosted by MC Alan Shortt, with Minister Josepha Madigan as special guest.

Aileen Eglington, president DLR Chamber, said: “Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown is a vibrant progressive county predicting huge growth in employment in the years ahead.

“DLR Chamber, as the voice of business in DLR, and a voluntary business organisation, is proud to continue to organise and promote these awards in our county and for that we thank all our sponsors and corporate members as well as the myriad of businesses – large and small, who entered”.

There were 12 Awards announced. The prestigious Business Leader of the County Award went to Cathriona Hallahan this year, MD of Microsoft Ireland.

Dublin Gazette were thrilled to pick up a highly commended award for Digital Marketing.

Other awards went to High Spec Tech (Best Business Start Up), Brock McClure Consultants (Best Small Business), MBSL Limited (Best Professional Service), Fitzers Catering (Green Business Environment), Microsoft (Innovation in Business), Dundrum Town Centre (Corporate Social Responsibility), Windy Ridge Garden Centre (Customer Service-Best Small Retailer) .

See this weeks Dublin Gazette newspaper Gallery on page 10 and 11 for photographs of the awards ceremony.