Welcome to the Awards

In Association with Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council


Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown Chamber of Commerce, the leading business organisation in DLR County is delighted to confirm the DLR Chamber County Business Awards for 2023, are open for businesses in the county to enter.

The Awards judging process is managed and assessed by the Board of DLR County Chamber, together with guest Judges, and the shortlist of Entries will be announced on 1th September 2023.

Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown as a county continues to grow from strength to strength and is recognised as one of the key counties in Ireland in terms of work-life balance. With strongly performing areas such as Sandyford Business District, Dundrum Town Centre and now Cherrywood, more growth in both population and business is forecast in the next five years.

Dún Laoghaire- Rathdown County Chamber continues to put a real push behind these awards which recognise Business Endeavour in the county in key categories.

Said John O’Toole, President DLR Chamber “ we are excited as a Chamber, and as a Board, to continue these awards. These Awards celebrate all the aspects of how we run our businesses and organisations – large and small in the county, and we would encourage everyone to enter these Awards – and celebrate business endeavour together. We thank all our sponsors without whose patronage, these Awards would not be possible. “

Congratulations to this years 11 Award Finalists – including the prestigious DLR Chamber Business Leader of the County Award – which this year went to Daragh O’Neill from the Talbot Hotel, Stillorgan

Green Business Award – Sponsored by DLRCoCo 

<50 Employees

  • Re-Cycle Bikes – Winner
  • Frascati Centre – Highly Commended
>50 Employees
  • APC Ltd – Winner
  • Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown – Highly Commended

Environment Social & Corporate Governance (ESG) Award – Sponsored by Amgen

  • Airfield Estate – Winner
  • Nutgrove S.C – Highly-Commended

Age-Friendly Business Recognition Award – Sponsored by DLRCoCo

  • Nutgrove S.C – Winner
  • Frascati Centre – Highly-Commended

Small Business Performance Award in Retail – Sponsored by DLRCoCo Leo

  • Trimbles Flowers, Gifts & Furniture – Winner
  • Deborah Donnelly – Highly-Commended

Small Business Performance Award in Services – Sponsored by DLRCoCo Leo

  • MBSL – Winner
  • Bowsy – Highly-Commended

Diversity, Inclusion & Volunteering Award – Sponsored by EDIFY_EDU Project

  • O. H. Degani Consultants – Winner
  • APC Ltd & VLE Therapeutics – Highly-Commended

Professional Service Provider Of The Year Award – Sponsored by Nutgrove SC

  • Osborne Recruitment – Winner
  • Reverve Energy – Highly-Commended

Hospitality Award (Small Outlet) – Sponsored by Graphedia

  • Brady’s of Shankill – Winner
  • The Jungle – Highly-Commended

Hospitality Award (Large Outlet) – Sponsored by AIB

  • Clayton Hotel, Leopardstown – Winner
  • Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire – Highly-Commended

Best Tourism Experience County Award – Sponsored by RBK Accountants

  • Leopardstown Racecourse – Winner
  • ZipIt Forest Adventures – Highly-Commended

Choose from our award categories below:

Green Business Award

Environment Social & Corporate Governance (ESG) Award

Age-Friendly Business Recognition Award

Small Business Performance Award in Retail & Services

Diversity, Inclusion & Volunteering Award

Professional Service Provider Of The Year Award

Hospitality Award (Large Outlet)

Hospitality Award (Small Outlet)

Best Tourism Experience County Award