The winners will be presented with their awards on Tuesday 16th October at our Members' Meeting in Portlaoise. 

Are you an ICSA member and not booked for the meeting yet?
More info here with a video taster of the merchandising workshop. Full info in the Members area.

 

Martin Kenny 
Volunteer of the Year Award 2018

This award is in memory of the late Martin Kenny who was Head of Retail at the National Council for the Blind Ireland. Martin was a founder member of the ICSA and was also its first Chairperson.

It will be presented to a volunteer who has shown exceptional commitment, performance and team spirit, and who has made a measurable difference to their shop. It will be judged by Volunteer Ireland

Nominees

Aiden Kennedy - Oxfam Ireland 
Aileen Ashe - Age Action
Anna Hanson - Oxfam Ireland
Breda Ryan - NCBI
Bridget Cairns - Barnardos
Carly Parkes - NCBI
Carol Conway - MS North West Therapy Centre
Carol Taheny - Oxfam Ireland
Colleen McAvoy - Barnardos
Dawn O'Grady - Oxfam Ireland
Emma O'Shea - NCBI
Helena Houlihan - Oxfam Ireland
Kathleen Kilgallen - Oxfam Ireland
Kay Doohan - Barnardos
Margaret Daly - NCBI
Martina Hickey - NCBI
Mary Bolger - Barnardos
Mary Fahy - SVP
Mary Mangan - Age Action 
Mary McEvoy - NCBI
Michelle - Barnardos
Rose Kenny - Oxfam Ireland
Tadgh Cashman - NCBI
Tony Doyle - Age Action
Tony Sweeney - MS North West Therapy Centre

Shop Manager 
of the Year Award 2018

This award is for the best shop manager of a charity shop.

It will be awarded to the shop manager who has shown exceptional leadership and commitment to their charity, to the shop that they manage and to their donors, customers, staff and volunteers. It will be judged by Retail Excellence

Nominees

Adisa Becirovic - NCBI
Barth Bialik - Oxfam Ireland
Bernice Rafferty - Age Action
Elaine Delaney - Age Action
Fergal Vaughan - Age Action
Jackey Tamgumus - Barnardos          
Lisa O'Reilly - NCBI     
Loraine Domican - Oxfam Ireland
Mary Keens - NCBI
Priscilla Macari - SVP
Rita McCarthy - NCBI
Sarah O'Herlihy - Walleroo Playschool
Sharon O'Connor - NCBI
Vincent Hunt - MS North West Therapy Centre

Shop Window 
of the Year Award 2018

This award is for the best shop window of the year.

Judging criteria will be the most creative window, and the one with the most overall visual impact and will be judged by Retail Excellence.

Nominees

Age Action - Cork
Age Action - Dun Laoghaire
Age Action - Camden Street Dublin
Barnardos - Dun Laoghaire
Barnardos - Wexford
ClareGalway Day Care Centre - Co Galway
Clare Haven - Ennis Co Clare
Irish Cancer Society - Drogheda Co Louth
Irish Wheelchair Association - Ardee Co Louth
Irish Wheelchair Association - Tipperary Town
MS North West Therapy Centre - Sligo
MS North West Therapy Centre                Ballymote Co Sligo
NCBI - Inchicore
NCBI - Tralee Co Kerry
NCBI - Bray Co Wicklow
NCBI - Athy Co Kildare
SVP - Ballina Co Mayo
SVP - Merchants Road Galway
SVP - Kells Co Meath
SVP - Kinnegad Co Westmeath
SVP - Kinnegad Co Westmeath
SVP - Tuam Co Galway
To Children with Love - Fairview Dublin

Many shops submitted more than one window display.