Guaranteed Irish Business Finalists for Prestigious Accolade

Guaranteed Irish Business Finalists for Prestigious Accolade


Record number of entries for Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2023, proudly supported by Permanent TSB.


Thursday, January 12th, 2023: Guaranteed Irish has today announced the finalists of the Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2023, proudly supported by Permanent TSB. The Awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 14th at The Shelbourne Hotel and will celebrate Ireland’s leading businesses that support jobs, are committed to local communities, and contribute to Ireland, its people, and its economy.


MC’d by business broadcaster Anton Savage, the second annual Guaranteed Irish Business Awards will recognise and reward the success and resilience of both homegrown and multinational businesses across various sector categories. Achievement awards including Guaranteed Irish One to Watch, Guaranteed Irish Person of the Year, Guaranteed Irish Brand Activation Champion, Guaranteed Irish Sustainability Champion, and Guaranteed Irish Advocate within a Business will also be presented at the event.


An independent panel of distinguished industry leaders from names including Matheson, BioPharmaChem, 30% Club, Viatel, FBD Insurance, IDA Ireland, Bord Bia, Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI), and Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI) had the tough task of shortlisting a total of 122 finalists after whittling down hundreds of entries.

Brid O’Connell CEO of Guaranteed Irish said, “The calibre of entries for this year’s awards was remarkable. We look forward to celebrating the incredible contribution Guaranteed Irish businesses make to Ireland and international markets, with the continued support of proud title sponsors of the Awards Permanent TSB for a second consecutive year. Congratulations to all of our finalists.


Our inaugural awards were a tremendous success, our nominees and award winners went on to achieve phenomenal success last year, from building brand awareness to securing investment, and expanding globally. We are delighted to welcome those businesses as the first members to join the Guaranteed Irish Alumni Community and look forward to what the New Year will bring for our 2023 finalists.”


Speaking to the announcement, Patrick Farrell, Director of Retail Banking at Permanent TSB said, “Permanent TSB is proud to support the Guaranteed Irish Business Awards, celebrating the very best in Irish business while recognising the resilience, determination and innovation that has been shown by so many over the last year.

I would like to extend my warmest congratulations to each of this year’s finalists. We look forward to celebrating everything that you have achieved at the awards ceremony on the 14th of March.’’

Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2023 Shortlist:


Beauty & Fashion, proudly sponsored by An Post.

Palm Free Irish Soap


Pestle and Mortar

Dublin Herbalists


Dylan Bradshaw

GROUND Wellbeing


Irish Fashion Designer, proudly sponsored by An Post.

Lil & Izzy

Celtic Tweed

Aoife lifestyle

Cobbler’s Lane



Construction, Engineering & Manufacturing, proudly sponsored by Etex Ireland.

Briody Bedding

Thorntons Recycling

Global Home Improvements

Eliteform Manufacturing

Hybrid Energy Group

Kingspan Insulation

Wavin Ireland

Moffett Automated Storage


Pharmaceutical, Healthcare & Medtech, proudly sponsored by Matheson.

Revive Active

Hemp Heroes


Craft, Home & Gifting, proudly sponsored by Harvey Norman.

Irish Socksciety

Johnny Magory Books

Copper Coast Natural Skincare

Elave Skincare


Meadows and Byrne

Scatter Box

Arran Street East

Milk Bath


E-Commerce, proudly sponsored by ESW.


Meadows and Byrne

Greyhound Recycling

Hemp Heroes

Lil & Izzy


I Love Shopping Group



Little Bliss


Food & Beverage, proudly sponsored by SuperValu and Centra.

Lough Ree Distillery

Runway 28 Irish Craft Gin


Ballyhoura Apple Farm

Kinsale Mead

The Clare Jam Company


GIY Ireland

Clonakilty Food Company

Achill Island Sea Salt

Gran Gran Foods


Sheridans Cheesemongers

Hazel Mountain Chocolate


Professional Services, proudly sponsored by FBD Insurance.

Big Red Cloud

Finders International Ireland

ISS Facility Services

Manguard Plus

Positive Systems Solutions


Barrow Training & Consultancy

Call Pal

Greyhound Recycling

Life Insurance Association (LIA)


McKenna & Co. Solicitors

Reliance Laundry Equipment



Technology, proudly sponsored by Viatel.



Nostra Technologies

Enterprise Defence

Positive Systems Solutions



Retail, Tourism & Hospitality, proudly sponsored by Blarney Woollen Mills.



Rooney’s Homevalue

Emerald Park formerly Tayto Park

Golden Ireland


Guaranteed Irish One to Watch Achievement Award.

Aoife lifestyle

Bo Steel                    

Charleville Cheese

Eliteform Manufacturing

Golden Ireland

Greyhound Recycling



Lil & Izzy

Kinvara Skincare

Sásta Skin Health

Emerald Park formerly Tayto Park

ULTRAPURE Laboratories

We Are Riley


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About Guaranteed Irish:

Guaranteed Irish is a national organisation that supports all businesses in Ireland (home-grown and international) that support jobs, communities, and provenance. Around for almost 50 years, the iconic symbol is synonymous with trust and provenance. The not-for-profit membership network has been championing businesses based in Ireland since 1974. The official Guaranteed Irish licenced mark is awarded to businesses based in Ireland that support sustainable jobs, contribute to our local communities, and are committed to Irish provenance. Guaranteed Irish currently backs over 2,000 business members, employing 120,000 people across Ireland, generating an annual combined Irish turnover of over €10bn+.


About Permanent TSB:

Permanent TSB has a long banking history in Irish communities, with roots that stretch back over 200 years. Throughout this time, its focus has been on delivering exceptional customer service and connecting with local communities, providing mortgages and community banking services. Permanent TSB has a presence in 76 locations nationwide and is a leading provider of Retail and SME banking in the Irish Market, serving over 1 million customers.


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