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Showcase Award Winners 2023 announced

The much anticipated Showcase Awards 2023 took place on the opening day of the trade fair at Dublin’s RDS. 

The Winner of the Overall Best Product Award was the Iron St. Brigid’s Cross by Tom King of An Gobha Iron Works and Experience. An Gobha offers immersive and interactive experiences of traditional iron age metal forging delivered with theatre, stories, myths, and legends in Bohermeen, Co Meath. An Gobha also manufactures and sells handcrafted metal decorative objects based on ancient Celtic symbols and artefacts of the Boyne Valley, Ancient East. 

King has created the St. Brigid’s Cross as a work of art based around the traditional cross, with depth and with colour, to mark Ireland’s new national holiday celebrating the country’s female Patron Saint, St. Brigid.


The Best Product Category Winners at Showcase 2023 are: 

FASHION: Linda Wilson Linda Wilson Knitwear

HOME: Kathleen Leadbetter Jerpoint Glass Studio

GIFT: Serena Grimes Snugí Babóg Knitwear

JEWELLERY: Garrett Mallon Garrett Mallon Jewellery

WELLNESS: Annarita Monaldi Craft Around the Clock


Other Showcase Award winners:

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland Design Ireland Award: Linda Wilson Linda Wilson Knitwear 

Local Enterprise Showcase Award: Síne Dunne Siest Sleep

Sustainability Award: Eoin Shanley Copperfish Lighting Company


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