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Shortlist 2018

The ShelfLife C-Store Awards 2018 take place on Wednesday 28 November 2018, in a glamorous black-tie ceremony at Dublin’s famed CityWest hotel. See below for the shortlist in all categories:

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE – under 1,500 sq. ft.

sponsored by Cuisine De France, The National Lottery & Irish Daily Mail

Spar Parkwest, The Plaza, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12
XL Sallynoggin, 40 Sallynoggin Road, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
McClearys Londis, 3 New Terrace, Monaghan Town, Monaghan
Daybreak Clerihan, Clonmel, Tipperary
Brackens Gala, Stradbally Road Portlaoise, Laois

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE – 1,500-2,500 sq. ft.

sponsored by Cuisine De France, The National Lottery & Irish Daily Mail

TighDhurcáin (Durkins) Costcutter, An Tulach, BailenahAbhann, Galway
Cuddihy’s Centra, Main Street, Ashford, Wicklow
Kearns Centra, RusheenArd, Caltragh, Sligo
Gala Louisburgh, Main St, Loiuisburgh, Co Mayo
Newline Stores Costcutter, Clonard Road, Wexford

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE – 2,500-4,000 sq. ft.

sponsored by Cuisine De France, The National Lottery & Irish Daily Mail

Spar Little Island, Eastgate Business Park, Little island, Cork
Spar Millennium Walkway, Chapter House, 26-30, Upper Abbey St, Dublin 1
Londis Castleknock, Phoenix Park Racecourse, Castleknock
Centra Texaco, Robinstown Road, Mullingar, Westmeath
Spar Top Oil Birr, Railway Road, Birr, Offaly

BEST CONVENIENCE STORE – 4000+ sq. ft.

sponsored by Cuisine De France, The National Lottery & Irish Daily Mail

Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Sligo
Donovan’s Centra, Greenfield SC, Maynooth, Kildare
Doherty’s Costcutter, Main Street, Ballybofey, Co Donegal

FORECOURT RETAILER OF THE YEAR – SMALL

Sponsored by Seachange

Casey’s Londis Castlebar, Westport Road, Castlebar, Mayo
McDermott’s Gala, Main Street, Patrickwell, Limerick
O’Shea’s Gala, Texaco Service station, Blennerville, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Centra Balbriggan, Dublin street, Balbriggan, Dublin
Mace/MaxolWestport, Newport Road, Westport, Mayo
Spar Johnstown, Inver Service Station, Johnstown, Kilkenny

FORECOURT RETAILER OF THE YEAR – LARGE

Sponsored by Seachange

Tobin’s Service Station Spar, Port Road, Letterkenny, Donegal
M3 MulhuddartMaxol, Old Navan Road, Mulhuddart, Dublin
Casey’s Roscommon Londis, Athlone Road, Roscommon
O’Brien’s Costcutter, Ardrostig, Bishopstown, Cork
Byrne’s Spar Caherslee, Caherslee, Tralee, Kerry
Costcutter Fermoy, M8, Fermoy, Cork

CUISINE DE FRANCE BAKERY AWARD

Costcutter, Windy Arbour, Dublin
Spar Garrycastle, Athlone
Londis, Dock Road, Limerick

BEST FOOD-TO-GO RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Cuisine de France

Wallace Costcutter, Wellingtonbridge, Wexford
Texaco Spar Fermoy, Cork
Gillen’s Londis Dublin Road, Trim, Meath
Horgan’s Centra Ardfert, Tralee Road, Gortaspiddale, Ardfert, Kerry
Casey’s Londis Castlebar Caseys, Westport Road, Castlebar, Mayo
Centra Dame Street, 56 Dame Street, Dublin 2
Amber oil Costcutter, M8, Fermoy, Cork
Spar Monread Fare, Monread North, Naas, Kildare
Casey’s Roscommon, Athlone Road, Roscommon
Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Sligo
Spar Gourmet, 138 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2
M3 Mulhuddart, Old Navan Road, Mulhuddart
Maxol Ballycoolin Services, N2/N3 Link Road, Blanchardstown
Spar Port Road, Letterkenny, Donegal
Spar Millennium Walkway, 26-30, Upper Abbey St, Dublin 1
Spar Little Island, Eastgate Business Park, Little island, Cork
McGloin’s Gala, Main St, Foxford, Co. Mayo
Doherty’s Costcutter, Church Road, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

OFF-LICENCE RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Gilbeys

Costcutter, 1 Taylors Lane, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
Centra Little Island, Little Island, Cork
Londis Castleknock, Phoenix Park Way, Castleknock, Dublin 15
Daybreak Clerihan, Clonmel, Tipperary
Costcutter/ Amber Oil, M8, Fermoy, Cork
Casey’s Londis, Athlone Road, Roscommon
Spar Mount Oval, Rochestown, Cork
Kellys Londis, Church Street, Milltown, Kerry
Costcutter Mallow, Macs Place, Limerick Road, Mallow, Cork
Power’s Centra, Merrymeeting Shopping Centre, Rathnew, Wicklow
Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Sligo
Spar Millenium Walkway, 26-30, Upper Abbey St, Dublin 1

BEST SOLID FUEL RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Bord na Mona

Texaco Spar Fermoy, Cork Rd, Fermoy, Cork
Spar Ballyvolane, TOP Oil Service Station, Ballyhooly Road, Cork
Spar Caherslee, Caherslee, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Mace/ Maxol Ballycoolin Services, Goddamendy, Blanchardstown, Dublin
Spar Tipperary Town Plaza, Limerick Road, Tipperary
Amber Oil Costcutter, M8, Fermoy, Cork
Mace/ Maxol Carrigaline, Cork Road, Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Maxol Clonakilty, Skibbereen Road, Clonakilty, Cork
Maxol Longmile Road, JCT Naas Rd/Longmile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

BEST NEWS DEPARTMENT

Sponsored by Irish Mail on Sunday

Herlihy’s Centra, 53-54 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
McDermotts Gala, Main Street, Patrickswell, Limerick
James Hospital Londis, The Concourse, St James Hospital, Dublin 8
Tipperary Town Plaza Spar, Bohercrowe Roundabout, Limerick Road, Tipperary
McDonnell’s XL, George Street, Townplots, Killala, Mayo
Spar Parkwest, The Plaza, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12

BEST PHONE ACCESSORY DISPLAY 2018

Sponsored by Smartbits

Centra The Quay, 78 The Quay, Waterford, Westport, Mayo
DohertysCostcutter, Main Street, Ballybofey, Donegal
Daybreak Rolestown, Lispopple, Swords, Dublin
Londis Adamstown, Units 1&2, Sentenial Building, Adamstown, Dublin
Maxol Westport, Westport, Mayo
Mace/Maxol, Longmile Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

BEST IMPULSE OFFERING

Sponsored by Excel Recruitment

Wallace Costcutter, Wellingtonbridge, Wexford
Centra Cental Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18
Centra Little Island, Little Island, Cork
Caseys Londis, Castlebar, Westport Road, Mayo
Centra Dame Street, 56 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Dublin
XL NUIG Aras naMacleinn, Galway city
Donovans Centra, Greenfield SC, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Sligo

BEST FRESH & CHILLED RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by Invest NI

Casey’s Londis Roscommon, Athlone Road, Roscommon
Spar Little Island, Eastgate business park, Little island, cork
Caseys Londis, Castlebar, Westport Road, Mayo
Donovans Centra, Greenfield SC, Maynooth, Kildare
Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Sligo
Mc Dermotts Gala, Main Street, Patrickwell, Limerick
Costcutter Fermoy, M8, Fermoy, Cork

BEST NEW C-STORE CONCEPT/OFFERING

Sponsored by Kepak

Spar Monread Fare, Monread North, Naas, Kildare
Spar Millenium Walkway, Chapter House, 26-30, Upper Abbey St, Dublin 1
Spar, Top Oil Service Station, Ballyhooly Road, Cork
Centra Cental Park, Block P, Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18
Casey’s Londis, Athlone Road, Roscommon
Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Sligo

BEST COMMUNITY INITIATIVE

Sponsored by Stationmaster

Herlihy’s Centra, West End, Millstreet, Cork
Costello’s Centra, Kilmessan, Meath
Quinns Centra Sillogue, Sillogue Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11
Mc Kenna’s Centra/Topaz, Ballymacarry Lower, Buncrana, Donegal
Dungarvan Daybreak/Topaz, Dungarvan, Waterford
Hanlons Gala/ Applegreen Dublin Road, Longford
Londis KCR, Terenure Road West, Dublin 6W
Byrnes Stores Londis, Aughrim, Wicklow
Spar Moneygall, Barack Obama Plaza, Moneygall, Co. Offaly
Tipperary Town Plaza Spar, Limerick Road, Tipperary Town
Spar Ratoath, Fairyhouse Road, Ratoath, Meath

STAFF DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Sponsored by Payzone

Centra Dame Street, 56 Dame Street, Dublin 2
Herlihys Centra Bishopstown, Bishopstown, Cork City
Ryan’s Centra, 117 O’Connell Street, Limerick City
Daybreak Clerihan, Clonmel, Tipperary
Spar Sweeney Oil Service Stations, Headford Road, Galway

NATIONAL LOTTERY STORE OF THE YEAR

Sponsored by National Lottery

Sloane’s, Avenue Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Bergin’s Food Fair, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Bandon Books Plus, Riverview Shopping Centre Co. Cork
Post Office, Lettermore, Galway, Co. Galway
Mc Greals XL, Lurgan Park, Murrough, Co Galway
Mulhearns Foodstore, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford
Centrepoint Stores Ltd, Donaghmede, S/C Donaghmede, Dublin 13
Mcgreal’s Mace, Ballybritt, Co Galway
O Reilly’s, 29 Main Street, Shercock, Co Cavan
Jenkinstown Post Office, Jenkinstown, Dundalk, Co Louth

BEST START-UP 2018

Sponsored by Centra

Mama Nagi’s
Fused by Fiona Uyema
Fresh Fish Deli
Absolute Nutrition
Fitness Food HQ

PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2018

Sponsored By XL

Fulfil
Avonmore
Coca Cola
Volvic
Ballygowan
Bewleys
Mars
Red Bull
Lucozade
Brennans Bread

BEST NEW PRODUCT 2018

Sponsored By SPAR

Twix Soft Centre
Sonas Sweets
Rizla + Nutura
Nutella B-Ready
Fulfil Hazelnut Whip
Maltesers Bites
Kit Kat Salted Caramel
Nutramino – Nutra Go
Cirro
Heineken 0.0%

RETAIL TECHNOLOGY SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR 2018

Sponsored by Bank of Ireland

Stationmaster
QZconnect
Payzone
Tokheim
Postpoint
Merit Solutions
Retail Solutions
Leaders Enterprise
CBE
Cashguard

BEST WINE OF THE YEAR 2018

Sponsored by Barry Group

Dada
Yellow Tail
Jacobs Creek
Marques de Riscal
Santa Rita
Castillero del Diablo
Villa Maria
Blossom Hill
Barefoot
Masi

BEST SUPPLIER 2018

Sponsored By Gala

JTI
Pallas Foods
Mondelez
Kepak
Gleeson Group
Cuisine de France
Britvic
Carroll Cuisine
Barry & Fitzwilliam
Diageo

BEST MARKETING 2018

Sponsored By Mace

Tayto ‘Spice Bag’
Red Bull ‘Joe Canning’
National Lottery ‘More Winners More Millionaires’
Heineken 0.0% Launch
Cadbury ‘Mums Birthday’
Carlsberg ‘The Danish Way’
Coca Cola ‘Homeless Hydration’
Lucozade ‘Larazade’
McDonnells ‘Conor McKenna’
Denny ‘Seize The Denny’

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