Apply Now for the Irish Made Awards 2021

Posted 22.04.21

The Irish Made Awards by Irish Country Magazine are back for their fifth year. After a record-breaking year last year, Irish businesses are welcomed back to showcase their talent, tenacity and innovation for the Irish Made Awards 2021. And this year is bigger than ever before, so make sure to get your entry in before the deadline date of 7 June 2021.

The Irish Made Awards 2021 will open for entries on 20 April, 2021.
With the unprecedented challenges of Covid-19 continuing to challenge business-owners 12 months on, it’s so important to shine a light on the talented makers, creators, craftspeople and producers across the island of Ireland. Shoppers and consumers are more aware than ever of buying Irish and supporting local, and we are thrilled to be able to highlight so many brilliant Irish brands through the Irish Made Awards 2021.

Is your business/product eligible for the Irish Made Awards?
Are you creating a beautiful product in Ireland? If yes, we want to hear from you. Whether you’re a sole trader or an SME selling locally or exporting internationally, we encourage you to enter your company when the Awards launch in April. The awards are open to businesses in the following categories, and an expert panel of judges will have the hard task of narrowing down and scoring the finalists in each category, which will then go to a live vote on in August. Please note: the product/s entered must be made on the island of Ireland, with details of manufacturing made clear in your entry pitch.

10 Categories:

  • Fashion
  • Accessories
  • Jewellery
  • Textiles
  • Home
  • Gift
  • Furniture
  • Food
  • Drink
  • Beauty

The Prize:

  • The Overall Winner will receive an advertising package from Irish Country Magazine worth €6,000; automatic participation in Design & Craft Council Ireland’s Design Ireland B2B programmes and supports, DCCI e-commerce bootcamp and one-to-one mentoring, valued at €5,000; and membership of Guaranteed Irish for one year and a mentoring session, valued at €5,000.
  • All category winners and runners-up will feature in a special edition of Irish Country Magazine in October.

How to enter:
To enter, send Irish Country Magazine a pitch telling them why your company and product should win, ensuring to include the points listed below. Email your entry to by midnight on Monday 7 June, 2021.

Your entry should be no longer than 300 words and must include two high-resolution images (see FAQs for photography guidelines). Please include the following details:

  • Description of the product/s, including which category you are entering.
  • Brief description of how and where they are made.
  • Price range.
  • Where it’s available to buy.
  • Website.
  • Contact details.
  • Please note: The product/s entered must be made on the island of Ireland, with details of manufacturing made clear in your pitch.

For a full list of FAQs and guidelines please visit Irish Country Magazine's FAQs page.

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