National Awards for Tullamore stores

Two Tullamore stores were awarded prizes at the National Shelflife C-Store Awards.

Two Tullamore stores were awarded prizes at the National Shelflife C-Store Awards.

Scally’s Centra won Bronze for Best C-Store Off License and Bronze for Best Fresh and Chilled Department.

Leavy’s Centra were awarded Bronze in the National Award for stores less than 2,000 sq ft.

The ShelfLife Awards, now in its 12th year was set up to acknowledge stores and individuals that set the standards for the industry.

Tobin’s Topaz/Spar in Letterkenny Co Donegal was named as Ireland’s top Convenience Store by industry magazine ShelfLife at the Awards Ceremony in Dublin.

The Community Initiative Award was presented to Joe Joyce who runs Centra in Clonmany Co Donegal, an area badly hit by emigration over the last few years.

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Full List of Winners ShelfLife C-Store Awards 2012

Supreme Award National Convenience Store of the Year 2012

Tobin’s Topaz/SPAR, Port Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal

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National Award for Stores Less than 2 000 sq ft

Bronze Winner - Leavy’s Centra, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Silver Winner – Londis, Phoenix Park, Castleknock, Co Dublin

Gold Winner - Tobin’s SPAR/Topaz Letterkenny Co Donegal

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National Award for Stores 2 000 to 4 000 sq ft

Bronze Winner - Mullen’s SPAR/Esso, Bundoran Road, Sligo

Silver Winner – SPAR, Parkwest, Dublin

Gold Winner – SPAR, Castleforbes, Dublin

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National Award for Stores 4 000 to 8 000 sq ft

Bronze Winner - Rushe’s SPAR Stillorgan Co Dublin

Silver Winner - Stafford’s Fine Foods Drogheda Co Louth

Gold Winner - Morton’s, Dunville Ave, Ranelagh, Dublin 6

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Forecourt Retailer of the Year

Bronze Category Winner – Esso/Gala Patrickswell, Co Limerick

Silver Category Winner - Mullen’s Esso/SPAR, Bundoran Road, Sligo

Gold Category Winner – Texaco/Spar, Junction 14, Mayfield Monasterevin, Co Kildare

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Best C-Store Off-Licence 2012

Joint Bronze Category Winner – Scally’s Centra, Tullamore, Co Offaly

Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Co Sligo

Silver Category Winner – Morton’s, Dunville Ave, Dublin 6

Gold Category Winner – Londis, The Racecourse, Castleknock, Co Dublin

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National Lottery Retail Store 2012

Bronze Category Winner – Rushe’s Spar Stillorgan Co Dublin

Silver Category Winner – Bergin’s Food Fair, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

Gold Category Winner – Casey’s Centra, Castlebar, Co Mayo

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Best C-Store Marketing Campaign 2012

National Lottery ’25 Years’

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Best News Department 2012

Bronze Category Winner – Aramark Newsagency, Letterkenny Hospital, Co. Donegal

Silver Category Winner – Rushe’s SPAR Stillorgan Co Dublin

Gold Category Winner – Gala Express, Slaney Place, Enniscorthy Co Wexford

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Staff Development Award 2012

Mark Keegan, Jordan Group, Caragh, Naas, Co Kildare

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Best Fresh & Chilled Department 2012

Bronze Category Winner – Scally’s Centra Tullamore Co Offaly

Silver Category Winner – Courtney’s Centra Fairview Dublin 3

Gold Category Winner – Cosgrove’s Centra, Maugheraboy, Co Sligo

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Best Community Initiative 2012

Joe Joyce Centra, Clonmany, Co Donegal

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Best Food to Go Department 2012

Bronze Category Winner – The Market, Belarmine, Stepaside Co Dublin

Silver Category Winner – Casey’s Centra, Castlebar, Co Mayo

Gold Category Winner – Courtney’s Centra, Fairview Dublin 3

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Irish Language Retailer of the Year 2012

Roarty’s XL, Gweedore Co Donegal

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Best New Format C-Store 2012

Bronze Category Winner – Day Today News Deansgrange Co Dublin

Silver Category Winner – Lunney’s Gala Carrick-on-Shannon Co Roscommon

Gold Category Winner – Centra, Tower S/C Blarney Co Cork

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Best Retail Technology Application 2012-11

CBE

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Best New C-Store Product Launch 2012

Cadbury Bubbly

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C-Store Product of the Year 2012

Coca Cola

C-Store Wine of the Year 2012

Blossom Hill

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Supplier of the Year 2012

Cuisine de France

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Convenience Champion of the Year 2012

Frank Gleeson Retail Director Topaz Energy

Chairman Retail Ireland