Bar of the Year Awards

March 2020

Fáilte Ireland develops Business Support Hub to help tourism businesses respond to the challenges of Covid-19


In response to COVID-19, Fáilte Ireland has created a new online support hub for tourism businesses, including practical webinars and advice guides on key areas such as Business Liquidity, HR and Temporary Closures, as well as information on how to access Government supports and funding.The National Tourism Development Authority is speaking to hundreds of tourism businesses across [...]

Fáilte Ireland develops Business Support Hub to help tourism businesses respond to the challenges of Covid-192020-03-24T11:23:02+00:00

COVID-19 Bar Of The Year Awards 2020 Update


Several entrees and applicants have been in contact with us in regards to this year's “Bar Of The Year Awards 2020” so we felt it was best to give an update during this difficult time of uncertainty amongst the trade. As it stands the “Bar Of The Year Awards” is still scheduled to go [...]

COVID-19 Bar Of The Year Awards 2020 Update2020-03-20T12:52:35+00:00

Visitor Attraction of the Year


This award recognises Ireland’s best distillery/brewery visitor attraction. The category is open to attractions of all sizes, scoring breweries and distilleries on their overall visitor experience. ENTER NOW

Visitor Attraction of the Year2020-03-03T10:12:15+00:00

February 2020

Future Proofing the Hospitality Sector – at Hospitality Expo 2020


Sponsored  ContentThe hospitality sector in Ireland has seen dramatic growth over the past few years. With confidence in the industry firmly established, demand soaring and business booming; it is not surprising that operators are now turning to investment in their premises, the latest technologies and the development of new products, facilities and services to maximise [...]

Future Proofing the Hospitality Sector – at Hospitality Expo 20202020-02-07T10:02:08+00:00

January 2019

Dog Friendly Bar of the Year


The modern Irish bar has to cater to customers from all walks of life, including those with 4 legs. This category will recognise bars that allow for and accommodate pets on their premises. Judges will assess the suitability of the space and the provisions made for dogs on the premises. ENTER NOW [...]

Dog Friendly Bar of the Year2020-03-03T10:10:43+00:00

August 2018

2018 Winners Announced


WINNERS PHOTOS DOWNLOAD WINNERS PDF SOCIAL PHOTOS Cork’s Cask Named 2018 Bar of the Year Following heated competition which saw judges travel the length and breadth of the country, Cask in Co. Cork has taken home the coveted title of 2018 Bar of the Year. Up against over 500 [...]

2018 Winners Announced2019-02-28T14:05:38+00:00

July 2018



Bar of the Year announces the Southern Comfort People’s Choice Award. Recognising the Best Bars in Ireland as voted by you – the public! Select your favourite bar by province from Dublin, Leinster, Munster, Connacht/Ulster. All bars have been site inspected and shortlisted by our industry judges and now the voting [...]


2018 Finalists Announced


BOOK YOUR TICKETS 2018 FINALIST PDF Finalists Announced Press Release 2018 Finalists BAR FOOD OF THE YEAR An Poitin Stil Co. Dublin Brownes Bar @ The Great Southern Hotel Killarney Kerry Broyage Bar & Bistro @ Hilton Dublin Kilmainham Dublin Lemon & Duke [...]

2018 Finalists Announced2018-08-18T21:23:15+00:00

April 2018



WHAT’S IT ABOUT? The Bar of the Year Awards and Bushmills Irish Whiskey are delighted to once again recognise and reward Ireland’s Cocktail Bartender of the Year. And we believe that the only way to do this is by setting the bartenders of Ireland a live challenge where each cocktail bartender devises two [...]


February 2018