Full Winners List.
The 2009 Irish Blog Awards winners are
- Sabrina Dent: Pixel Pushing Ireland » And Lo, the Craic Was Mighty
- Why Business Blogging Is Not The Only Answer To Attracting More Clients - Krishna De: Branding, Personal Branding, Employer Branding, Social Media Marketing, Communications, PR, Online Identity
- Me Blog! » Blog Archive » Great night and what a hangover
- Irish Blog Awards 2009 Twitter Clouds - patrickphelan.ie
- Irish Blog Awards 2009 at The Cork International Airport Hotel | YoughalOnline.com
- Irish Blog Awards 2009: Best Irish Political Blog for Cedar Lounge Revolution… much appreciated… « The Cedar Lounge Revolution
- NiallOK’s Blog » Blog Archive » Irish Blog Awards 2009 - The Interviews
- Spud Sunday: Au Gratin, Au Guinness
- WordPress and Blacknight power the best Irish blogs
- I can haz hat-trick? | Nialler9 Music Blog | MP3s | Videos | Reviews
- SOHO Links 23/02/2009 | SOHO Solo West Cork
- WillKnott.ie » Blog Archive » The lights are on
- TheChrisD - Rant Central » Rants » Random IBA Shit
- The Irish Blog Awards « Klara McDonnell’s Blog
- David Maybury | Blog » Weekend Papers - kinda late… tut tut.
- Irish Blog Awards “The Winners” - Made In Hollywood Blog
- Bloggies « Whoopsadaisy!
- Blimey, I won / taint.org: Justin Mason's Weblog
- Cristi Roman » Mîndru: cîstigator Best Group Blog la Irish Blog Awards 2009
- Bloscars ‘09 « Elf in Amsterdam
- Elf in Amsterdam
- Curious: The Curious Wines Wine Blog » Blog Archive » Monthly Love: February
- Irish Blog Awards - Dialogmix
- The Business of Blogging - Irish Blog Awards | Boost Your Small Business Website with Sole Control Solutions
- EnterpriseWebPro » Blog Archive » Attracting New Clients Takes More Than A Blog
- Ep. 7: How all sort of things are made & murdhered « The Rosie View
- Spud Sunday: The Year Of The Spud
Congrats to all. Sounds like a fantastic night.
Can you tell me whether it’s true that Irish Economy.ie did not post from July – November 2008 (inclusive)?
If so, why did you consider this blog eligible for consideration in the Irish Blog awards?
I’d like to clarify this before I put anything on my blog.
Paul I’m very disappointed you saw fit to email the winners, I don’t think it is fair on them at all. Public comment or private comment to me as an organiser is fair game but I don’t think nominees or winners should have to suffer.
The Irish Economy blog was acitively blogging before the cutoff date and so was eligible.
Omaniblog, reading your posts just want to note that I have holidayed in Isaacs in Cork five times in the last eight years… I sort of like Cork and already explained to the organisers why I couldn’t be able to get there this weekend…
Not sure I buy the idea that blogs have to be operational all 12 months to be suitable… but perhaps not my place to say this either…
And Damien, can I thank you and everyone else involved directly. Something I’m very sorry to miss.
Congrats to the winners; definitely a few choices I don’t agree with, but that’s life! Onwards and upwards for Irish bloggers.
Just to clarify: I didn’t say blogs “have to be operational all 12 months…”
I said the rules said you had to have blogged from 15 July to 15 December in order to be eligible. Clearly a blog that begins on 2 December 2008 was never eligible to win Best Technical Blog in February 2009. That is my case.
I’ve made it as best I could, and I now submit it to the judgement of those who won Awards on Saturday. I have a different view from Damien.
I remember the pursuit of the baggage handlers. I greatly admired how you stuck to your guns…
Thanks for a great night Damien – I had a blast. Great bunch of folks, those bloggers!
‘pursued by a bear’ seems to be another blog that won and has only been going since September ’08. Odd one.
iGaeilge’s acceptance speech/song made me proud to be Irish. Great night, terrible hangover.
Omaniblog I don’t think your argument is strong enough for the fuss you’re causing…
Congrats to all the winners!
Great job Damien and all who helped. Congrats to all winners.
Had a brilliant night at iba09 and I don’t even have a blog in the house!
Well done everyone.
Any chance of getting the music playlist of the awards published? It was rocking.
Your blog prevented me from commenting, for some reason, so I’ll post here.
I have to share Dan’s interpretation of the rules, and was personally delighted to see both Irish Economy and Pursued by a Bear win their categories.
Your points are not without merit, however, and your interpretation of the rules is also valid and worth debating. However, timing is everything. Perhaps a protest when they were shortlisted, or even longlisted, would have been timely.
Regardless of your motivations at this stage, it will probably come across as sour grapes.
Thank you! Am very chuffed to have won a prize. Especially that there is all this apparent “drama” too. I wish it were my category that was causing the fuss — never mind.
Thanks a million to everyone involved. I’m working up to a proper post about it, I’m still very shocked and delighted. Mostly delighted!
Congratulations to everyone else too! 🙂
First of all, congratulations to everyone for the ’09 awards.
I couldn’t be there myself, but I have only heard good things about the ceremony and the craic.
Its a pity i didn’t make it myself as a finalist for the Photo Blog this year, but I will work hard for 2010.
One thing that I would like to know, and I cant find in this site (perhaps you can send me a link to it?), is what should I do to win. I mean, what is the standard, the official criteria, or the public rules, on which the judges base their decision. Is there any? Could you let me know more about it?
If you Google ‘blog awards criteria’, you will find what I mean in “The 2008 Philippine Blog Awards”. Even do is not great, at least helps to know what the judges are looking for.
(been trying to reach you by email for ages, but it seems it aint working)