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Realex Fire Web Awards 2013

 

Realex Fire Web Awards 2013

 

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Pictured at the Realex Fire Web Awards 2013 were Paul Gillen; Polly Delany and Tracy Glynn (all Realex staff), with Ciaran Jackson and Martin Byford from “Those Fire Guys”. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

 

The awards took place in the Four Season Hotel Ballsbridge on Wednesday, November 6th 2013, with RTE’s Rick O’Shea as the compere for the evening.

 

 

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Rick O’Shea compere for the Realexfire Web Awards 2013. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Below is the list of the category Realex Fire Web Award winners 2013:

Full List of 2013 Winners

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Pictured at the Realexfire Web Awards 2013 was Rick O’Shea, RTE (left) and Paul Dunne, Sponsors Realexfire. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Best website in Ireland is Bonkers!

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Pictured at the Realexfire Web Awards 2013, were (l-r) Multi Awards Winners from Bonkers.ie, Dave Kerr; Paul Mannion; Paul Dunne (Sponsors Realexfire) and Simon Moynihan. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

6th November 2013 – Bonkers.ie was crowned the best website in Ireland at the Realex Fire Web Awards last night. The Awards, celebrating the best that Irish websites have to offer, had 29 category winners including Joe.ie, Irish Times, An Spailpin, The AA, Fusion and Street, Bridges of Dublin and Childline. A full list of winners is provided below.

Speaking at the Awards ceremony, founder and organiser, Damien Mulley remarked, “The volume and quality of entries was extremely high and the judges had their work cut out for them choosing just one website in each category. We introduced a novel new category this year, the ugliest website in Ireland. The winners, RSS.ie, will be treated to a makeover in the form of €4,500 worth of web design from V7.”

Paul Dunne, Head of Business Development for Realex Fire commented, “The Web Awards are the antithesis of awards ceremonies and Realex Fire are delighted to have supported them once again. There was a record number of nominations and we would like to extend our congratulations to all the winners.”

The Realex Fire Web Awards stand out from other awards as anyone can nominate a site, from which a shortlist and the eventual winners are selected by a judging panel. There were 1035 nominations across 29 categories and 700 unique sites entered this year. All winners are also listed on the awards website, www.webawards.ie.

The Award Ceremony, hosted by Rick O’Shea, RTE 2FM DJ, was a mix of fun and the absurd with random spot prizes awarded throughout the evening. Games such as ‘test your strength’, ‘beat the bleep’ and temporary tattoos were all on offer!

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Notes to the Editor:

The Realex Fire Web Awards are held annually to recognise people who do great things on the web. The Awards are judged transparently and are open to anyone in Ireland. The free-to-enter awards cover categories recognising websites in News and Media, Entertainment and Arts, Technology and Social, Government, Education and Community, Commerce and Mobile sectors as well as Technical Awards.

Main Sponsor – Realex Fire

News and Media
Best Online Publication – sponsored by CFOServices
Winner – Irish Times

Best Web Only Publication
Winner – Cool and Dandy

Best Daily Web Only Publication – sponsored by Newsletter.ie
Winner – Joe.ie

Best Radio Website
Winner – Spin 1038

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The Comic Cast, Craig O’Connor and Liam Geraghty winning Best Independent Podcaster at the Realexfire Web Awards 2013.
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Best Independent Podcaster
Winner – Comic Cast

Best Sports Site
Winner – The Journey

Best Music Site
Winner – Nialler 9

Best Entertainment Website – sponsored by Poll Daddy
Winner – Brand New Retro

Best Arts Website
Winner – National Association for Youth Drama – NAYD.ie

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Pictured at the Realexfire Web Awards 2013, was Elaine Burke of Award Winners Silicon Republic. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Best Science and Technology Site – Sponsored by BH Consulting
Winner – Silicon Republic

Best New Web Application/Service – Sponsored by .eu registry-EURid
Winner – Niice.co

Best Website of a Startup – Sponsored by Blacknight
Winner – Cuckoo Events

Best Government and Local Government Website
Winner – Bridges of Dublin

Best Education and Third Level Website
Winner – UCD International Office

Best Student Web Project – Sponsored by National College of Ireland
Winner – BetterExaminations.ie

An Suíomh Gaeilge is Fearr
Winner – An Spailpin

Best Microsite
Winner – Break It Down

Best Financial Services Website – sponsored by Trustev
Winner – Bonkers.ie

Best eCommerce / Services Website – sponsored by Wolfgang Digital
Winner – Sex Siopa

Best SME/Small Business Website – sponsored by CFOServices
Winner – Newsaccess.ie

Best Mobile Site – sponsored by iQ Content
Winner – Childline

Best Responsive Design
Winner – The AA

Best Practice – Sponsored by dotMobi
Winner – Bonkers.ie

Most Beautiful Website in Ireland
Winner – Fusion and Street

Ugliest Website in Ireland – Sponsored by V7
Winner – RSS

Most Useful Website in Ireland – Sponsored by Martin Insurance Brokers
Winner – Hit The Road

Most Innovative Website
Winner – Taggled.tv

Web Agency of the Year
Winner – Kooba

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Pictured at the Realexfire Web Awards 2013, were (l-r) Multi Awards Winners from Bonkers.ie, Mark Whelan; Dave Kerr; Paul Mannion; Paul Dunne (Sponsors Realexfire); Sarah Burns and Simon Moynihan. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

Grand Prix
Best Website in Ireland – Sponsored by Realex Fire

Winner: Bonkers.ie

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REPRO FREE Pictured at the Realexfire Web Awards 2013, were Realex Staff (l-r) Donal Bolger; Alan Irwin; Ornat Ni Muhiri and Rory McCarthy. Picture: Brendan Lyon/ImageBureau

 

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