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Irish Blog Awards 2008 – And the Winners are…

March 2nd, 2008 · 30 Comments · Blogging, Irish Blog Awards, Social Media

Live blogging was expected but in the best tradition of blog/tech events in Ireland the wifi failed…

* Best Popculture blog – Sponsored by

DZ-015 by Rick O’Shea

* Best Blog from a Journalist – Redfly Marketing

Present Tense – Shane Hegarty

* Best Food/Drink Blog –

Italian Foodies

* Best Crafts Blog –

A Simple Yarn

* Best Arts and Culture Blog – Poetry Ireland

The Sigla Blog

* Best Political Blog – Revolution

Irish Election

* Best Group Blog –

* Best Use of the Irish Language in a Blog – Edgecast

Blag Ghael gan Náire

* Best Technology Blog/Blogger – Bitbuzz

Robin Blandford’s ByteSurgery

* Best Designed Blog – Buckley

Sabrina Dent

* Best Sport & Recreation Blog –


* Best News/Current Affairs Blog –

Joint winners

The Limerick Blogger


Maman Poulet

* Best Specialist Blog – iq Content

The Voyage

* Best Newcomer – Edelman

John Braine

* Best Business Blog – FirstPartners

Ice Cream Ireland

* Best Music Blog –


* Special Recognition Award

Simon McGarr from and Ryan from Rymus

* Best Personal Blog – Microsoft

Joint Winners



Head Rambles

* Most Humorous Post – Glandore

Twenty Major – Tonight’s Debate

* Best Photo Blog –


* Best Blog Post – LouderVoice – Fox hunting, horses and a girl’s awakening

* Best Blog – Putplace

Twenty Major

More later on a mad but very successful night, and yes I won and I’m really honoured and chuffed! Well done to Squid @ Limerick Blogger – thrilled to jointly win the category with such an excellent blog.



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