Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021 Awards

Conor D’Alton, Corrib Shopping Centre (winners of the ‘Retail’ category, sponsored by Galway Bay FM), Gráinne Mullins, Grá Chocolates, (winners of the ‘Online Business’ category, sponsored by the Galway Technology Centre) Jack Chambers TD, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus an tAire Stáit Gaeltachta agus Spóirt, who presented the awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway. Also, in the photograph is: Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis, (winners of the ‘Services’ category, sponsored by Video Sherpa and the overall winners of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021) Mairéad Geehan, The Hardiman Hotel (winners of the ‘Tourism’ & Hospitality category sponsored by Fáilte Ireland) and the Very Rev Lynda Peilow, Saint Nicholas’ Collegiate Church (winners of the ‘Non-Profit and other companies’ category urraithe ag Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, OÉ Gaillimh).
The Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021 awards ceremony was held in the g Hotel on November 4th, where the category and overall winners were announced.

Following a record number of entries, 16 finalists, five categories and two rounds of judging, Big O Taxis, Galway, was announced as the overall winner for 2021.

The other proud Gradam award winners on the night were: 

  • Corrib Shopping Centre winner of the ‘Retail’ Category, sponsored by Galway Bay FM.
  • The Hardiman Hotel – winner of the Tourism & Hospitality Category, sponsored by Fáilte Ireland.
  • Grá Chocolates – Winner of the new category ‘Online Business’ sponsored by the Galway Technology Centre.
  • St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, winner of the ‘Non Profit & Other Companies’ Category sponsored by Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, OÉ Gaillimh.  
Conor D’Alton, Corrib Shopping Centre (winners of the ‘Retail’ category, sponsored by Galway Bay FM), Gráinne Mullins, Grá Chocolates, (winners of the ‘Online Business’ category, sponsored by the Galway Technology Centre) Jack Chambers TD, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus an tAire Stáit Gaeltachta agus Spóirt, who presented the awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway. Also, in the photograph is: Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis, (winners of the ‘Services’ category, sponsored by Video Sherpa and the overall winners of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021) Mairéad Geehan, The Hardiman Hotel (winners of the ‘Tourism’ & Hospitality category sponsored by Fáilte Ireland) and the Very Rev Lynda Peilow, Saint Nicholas’ Collegiate Church (winners of the ‘Non-Profit and other companies’ category urraithe ag Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, OÉ Gaillimh).
Conor D’Alton, Corrib Shopping Centre (winners of the ‘Retail’ category, sponsored by Galway Bay FM), Gráinne Mullins, Grá Chocolates, (winners of the ‘Online Business’ category, sponsored by the Galway Technology Centre) Jack Chambers TD, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus an tAire Stáit Gaeltachta agus Spóirt, who presented the awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway. Also, in the photograph is: Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis, (winners of the ‘Services’ category, sponsored by Video Sherpa and the overall winners of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021) Mairéad Geehan, The Hardiman Hotel (winners of the ‘Tourism’ & Hospitality category sponsored by Fáilte Ireland) and the Very Rev Lynda Peilow, Saint Nicholas’ Collegiate Church (winners of the ‘Non-Profit and other companies’ category urraithe ag Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, OÉ Gaillimh).
Emer Ní Ógartaigh, Maeliosa Ó hÓgartaigh and Aelmuire Ní Ógartaigh attending Bronnadh Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway. This Galway event celebrates an Ghaeilge in Ireland’s Bilingual city. The Gradam is named in honour of their late father, Seosamh Ó hÓgartaigh, founding member and company secretary of Gaillimh le Gaeilge.
Emer Ní Ógartaigh, Maeliosa Ó hÓgartaigh and Aelmuire Ní Ógartaigh attending Bronnadh Ghradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway. This Galway event celebrates an Ghaeilge in Ireland’s Bilingual city. The Gradam is named in honour of their late father, Seosamh Ó hÓgartaigh, founding member and company secretary of Gaillimh le Gaeilge.
The Gaillimh le Gaeilge Team: Lorna Ní Bhraonáin, Bríd Ní Chonghóile, Gearóidín Hynes and Ciara O’Connor with Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis , overall winners of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021.
The Gaillimh le Gaeilge Team: Lorna Ní Bhraonáin, Bríd Ní Chonghóile, Gearóidín Hynes and Ciara O’Connor with Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis , overall winners of Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh 2021.
Jack Chambers TD, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus an tAire Stáit Gaeltachta agus Spóirt, who presented the awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway, Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis and Andrew Downes, Video Sherpa, sponsors of the Services category. Big O Taxis were winners of the ‘Services’ category, and they went on to win the overall Gradam on the night.
Jack Chambers TD, Príomh-Aoire an Rialtais agus an tAire Stáit Gaeltachta agus Spóirt, who presented the awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway, Cllr Frank Fahy, Big O Taxis and Andrew Downes, Video Sherpa, sponsors of the Services category. Big O Taxis were winners of the ‘Services’ category, and they went on to win the overall Gradam on the night.
Paul and Mary Grealish, Kings Head (overall winners of Gradam 2020) attending the Gradam 2021 awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.
Paul and Mary Grealish, Kings Head (overall winners of Gradam 2020) attending the Gradam 2021 awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.
Grace McEnroy, Edenmara Floral Design, Isabella McEnroy, Fiona McEnroy, Healthy Ever After (Gradam 21 Finalists) at the Gradam 2021 awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.
Grace McEnroy, Edenmara Floral Design, Isabella McEnroy, Fiona McEnroy, Healthy Ever After (Gradam 21 Finalists) at the Gradam 2021 awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.
Paula Durkin and Caroline Whyte, supporting OPTiM Payroll,(Gradam 21 Finalists) at the Gradam 2021 awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.
Paula Durkin and Caroline Whyte, supporting OPTiM Payroll,(Gradam 21 Finalists) at the Gradam 2021 awards in the g Hotel, Old Dublin Road, Galway.

Images courtesy of Seán Lydon, Moycullen.

Now in its 19th year, Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh, Galway’s own bilingual business award, recognises and celebrates companies and organisations that use the Irish language in their day-to-day business in Ireland’s Bilingual City. Gaillimh le Gaeilge, in association with the Galway Advertiser, and TG4 and with the support from Galway Chamber organises Gradam Sheosaimh Uí Ógartaigh. The Gradam is named in honour of the late Seosamh Ó hÓgartaigh, founding member and company secretary of Gaillimh le Gaeilge.

Gradam 2022 is already open for nominations, and you can enter up to the 24th January 2022.

For further information visit www.gleg.ie  

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