Our awards are divided into 2 sections.

  • The awards are a public nominated vote using GoreyAwards.com
  • The public cast their nominations for each category that they wish to see put forward for shortlisting. 
  • Nominations are accepted for multiple categories across both Business & Endeavour headings.
  • If time permits the shortlist is published online for voting.
  • The votes are then closed, tallied and the judges meet to review each category and choose an overall Winner for each.
  • The Judges decision is final.
  • The results are then delivered at the ceremony event and online live on the night.
  • See a list of the frequently asked questions here.

Endeavour Awards

Person of the Year

This is for the Person the Public feel deserves to be recognised for their work or participation in local life in North Wexford.

Charity / Community Group of the year

This awards is for a Charity, Group or Association that works to help others in North Wexford

Sports Achievement

A person who has gained some sporting achievement that should be highlighted. There are no age restrictions

Gorey Young person of the year

This is for the young person that the public feel deserves to be recognised at this early stage of their life for achieving notoriety because of something they have done or an obstacle they have overcome.

Lifetime Achievement

This popular award is a voters favourite and will bring to the forefront names of people that might have been always in the background of clubs, associations or families in the North Wexford area that are held in high esteem.

Business Awards

Overall Business of the year

This is for the Business the Public feel deserves to be recognised for their contribution to the commerce of Gorey and the surrounding area.

Entrepreneur of the year

A Person who has shown an ability to strive with an enterprise or who is good at adapting to new challenges in Business.

Best Place to Work

A business the staff feel is the best place to work for atmosphere, work / life balance, working conditions, etc

Customer Service

This Award is for the business that the public feels gives the best Customer experience in either Retail, Hospitality or Service sector.

Retail Business

This Award is for the business that provides the best Shopping experience in person, online or both.

Family Business

This Award is for the best family run business that the public wishes to to be recognised for their hard work.

Hospitality Business

This Award is for the best in the hospitality category including Accommodation, Food & Drink, Travel & Tourism. So its a broad one !

Service Business

This Awards is for a service business that performs tasks for the benefit of their customers. These tasks can include transportation, cleaning, traveling, hospitality, maintenance or consulting.

SME's 1-15

This Award is for the business that the public feels is the best Small to Medium Enterprise in North Wexford.

SME's 15+

This Award is for the business that the public feels is the best Medium sized enterprise company of 15 employees or more.

Start Up

This Award is for the best Start Up business the public feels has proven noteworthy of recognition for their efforts or success.

Visitor attraction / Tourism

This Award is for the business that the public feels provides the best experience for Tourism or visitor attraction location.

Green Business

This Award is for the business that the public feels has shown significant steps towards making their company sustainable with energy and the environment.

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