Celebrating the best in Customer Excellence

Customer Excellence Awards Wexford 2023

Brian Cunningham’s Customer Excellence Awards and Hair, Beauty and Style Awards Success in Wexford

Brian Cunningham’s Hair Beauty and Style Awards descended on the Amber Springs Hotel in Gorey last Saturday. This National Award ceremony which takes place all over the country saw businesses in the Wexford region being honored and recognised for their Customer Services in a range of categories.

TV Broadcaster and Fashion Designer Brendan Courtney was at the helm as MC once again with Judges including Louis Copeland, Dr. Gerald Kean, Catherine Lonergan, Fiona Gratzer from Unislim and Darren Gavin from the ETB.

Brian Cunningham is known as a celebrity agent, Event Management Firm and Travel Company that hosts The Hospitality Awards, The Customer Service Awards and the Hair, Beauty and Style Awards. Speaking on the night Brian Cunningham paid tribute to all the businesses who work tirelessly in the industry making people look and feel good daily and paid tribute to all the owners who have faced severe challenges over the last number of years including the pandemic of Covid 19, the increase in costs to owning a business and so much more.

There was a lot of excitement as the awards began with fantastic entertainment by Olywn Carolyn on Piano, Diarmuid Guinan performed during the meal with music provided by the Waxies after the awards.

Home Furnishing Store of The Year

Conran Interiors

Best Social Media and Online Content

Stunner Hair

Garden Retailer of The Year

Beechdale Garden Centre

Best Colour Technician of The Year

Susan Nolan – The Hair Room

Jewellery Store of The Year

John Brooks Jewellers

Health Store of The Year

First Choice Pharmacy

Employee of The Year

Trish Doyle – Cutting Edge Hair

Convenience Store of The Year

Greens Day Break

Best Barbers

The Cutthroat Club Barbers

Butcher of The Year

M&M Meats

Best Wedding Hair

Ciara Doyle – RockinPoppys_hair by Ciara Doyle

Off Licence of The Year

Culleton’s Bar and Off Licence

Best Up-Styling

Kristen Carroll – Zen Hair and Beauty Bar

Giftware Store of The Year


Best Stylist

Linda Murphy – Linda Murphy Hair

Book Store of The Year

The Book Centre

Best Editorial Hair and Most Creative

Louisa Murphy – Saints Colour Specialist and Beauty

Optician of The Year

Vision Care Opticians

Bakery of The Year

Jenny’s Cupcakes

 Best Junior Stylist

Una Roche – Buí Hair Salon

Kitchen Supplier of The Year

O’Leary Design

Best Barber Shop

Joe’s Barber Shop & Kids Kuts

Hardwear, Building and DIY Store of The Year

Wallace’s Homevalue, Hardwear and Garden Centre

Best Freelance Hairdresser

Annmarie Taylor – Hair by Annmarie Taylor

Tile & Bathroom Store of The Year

Pk Tiles

Best Hair Extension Specialist of The Year

Karen Dwyer – Alberts Hair Design

Pharmacy of The Year

Grants Pharmacy Enniscorthy

Salon Team of The Year

Storm Hair Design

Oil Supplier of The Year

Bates Oil

Best New Hair Salon

KB Studios

Best Customer Service

First Choice Pharmacy

Best Front of House

Aishling Ronan – Glamourize Hair Design Salon

Dental Practice of The Year

Smiles Dental Wexford

Masseuse of The Year

Linda Kavanagh – Oceo Spa

Architect of The Year

Fergus Flanagan Architects

Best Wedding Make Up

Louise Kehoe – Beautiful U

Florist of The Year

Lily Bloom Florist

Best Eyelash Artist

Ashleigh Murphy – Lash Envy

Pet Groomer of The Year

Wipe Your Paws Dog Grooming

Best Makeup Artist

Carol Cummins – The Beauty Rooms by Carol Cummins

Fitness Facility of The Year

Farrell Fitness

Best Beauty Therapist

Eilis Power – Bella Grace Beauty Salon

Fitness Instructor of The Year

Lisa Byrne – Lioness Aerial Fitness

Best Beauty Newcomer

Emma Kehoe – The Beauty Pod by Ek

Entertainment/Activity Facility of The Year

Leisure Max

Best Freelance Makeup Artist

Shannon Byrne – Shannon Tara Makeup Artistry

Nursing Home Facility of The Year

Lawson House Nursing Home

Semi- Permanent Makeup Specialist

Janet Gilbert Professional Beauty

Creche of The Year

Bright Start Creche

Best Nail Technician

Lauren Usher – Lash Envy

Take Away of The Year

Cafollas Takeaway

BEST Male Grooming

The Cutthroat Club Barbers

Photographer of The Year

Wexford Wedding Photos

Best Brow Artist

Carol Cummins – The Beauty Rooms by Carol Cummins

GP of The Year

The Faythe Medical Centre

Best Educator

Caulfield Financial Ltd

Auctioneering Firm of The Year

Keane Auctioneers

Best Aesthetic Clinic

MK Aesthetics

Accountancy Firm of The Year

Eddie Kelly and Co

Best Skin Clinic

Keary Skin and Beauty Clinic

Alarm, Security and Fire Company of The Year

Rath Security

Best Tattoo Artist

Jessie Farrell – Black Obsidian Tattoo Studio

Tyre Supplier of The Year

John Bass Tyres

Overall Tradesperson of The Year

Dooley Landscape

Best Tattoo Studio

Heretic Ink Tattoos

Motor Dealership of The Year

Donohoe Skoda

Best Value for Money

Candy Boutique

Mechanic of The Year

Andrew O Reilly

Best Accessories Store of The Year

New Mood Boutique & The Fitting Room @ New Mood Boutique

Best Style Influencer

Fifth Avenue

Car Sales Executive of The Year

Ryyan Butler – Trinity Motors

Best Formal Menswear

Fitzgeralds Menswear

Best Casual Boutique

Candy Boutique

Service Department of The Year

J.A Boland & Sons Wexford

Best Menswear

Fitzgeralds Menswear

Best Shoe Selection

Shoe Rack

Best Jewellery Selection

Candy Boutique

Best Formal Boutique

La Crème Boutique

Best Social Media and Online Presence

Candy Boutique

Best Overall Hair Salon

Salon Diva

Best Overall Boutique

La Crème Boutique

Best Spa Facility of The Year

Cocoon – Amber Springs Hotel

Best Nail Salon

The Nail Lounge

Best Spa of The Year

Cocoon – Amber Springs Hotel

Customer Excellence Awards Midlands 2022

Brian Cunningham Management in association with Midlands103 was delighted to be able to celebrate the fantastic work that everyone in the Customer Service section has done over the last few tough years.

We have worked with many radio stations across Ireland over the last 20 years bringing businesses and their listeners together. Like all of our award shows we aim to showcase the very best that the industry has to offer and the Customer Excellence Awards was no different. The professionals in the Midlands showed that they are among the top of their class.

Kitchen Supplier Of The Year
Direct Wholesale Kitchens, Edenderry

Floor Store Of The Year
Leonard Carpets, Portlaoise

Home Energy Company Of The Year
Finlay EcoFit, Tullamore

Insulation Company Of The Year
Premier Insulations, Birr

Tile & Bathroom Store Of The Year
Eden Décor,Edenderry

Alarm, Security & Fire Safety Company Of The Year
OCM Security & Electrical ,Tullamore

Window Company Of The Year
Mahon Windows, Athlone

Travel Agent Of The Year
Cloud 9 Travel / JK Travel, Tullamore

Fitness Facility Of The Year
GET FIT, Tullamore

Locksmith of the Year
Nolan’s Locksmiths, Portlaoise

Legal Firm Of The Year
Tormeys Solicitors Athlone

Auctioneering Firm Of The Year
Egan Auctioneers Mullingar

Veterinary Clinic Of The Year
Portarlington Veterinary Centre

Tradesperson Of The Year
James O Connor, Fititout

Fuel Supplier Of The Year
Lambe’s Oil, Tullamore

Recruitment Company Of The Year
FRS Recruitment Tullamore

Sports Shop Of The Year
Intersport Elverys, Athlone

Fitness Instructor Of The Year
Ceira Wynne Judge – GET FIT, Tullamore

Entertainment/Activity Facility Of The Year
Mid Ireland Adventure Tours

Accountancy Firm Of The Year
Ifac, Mullingar

Financial Service Of The Year
Tullamore Credit Union

Insurance Broker Of The Year
Lowquotes, Portlaoise

Car Dealership Of The Year
O Brien’s Renault, Mullingar

Car Salesperson Of The Year
Hugo Loonam, Cloghan

Service Department Of The Year
Dysart Motors, Portlaoise

Tyre Supplier Of The Year
McNamee Tyres Services Ltd., Mullingar

Social Media Presence Of The Year
Dead Centre Brewing, Athlone

Shoes & Accessories Retailer Of The Year
Karen Edell Millinery, Hat Hire and Accessories, Tullamore

Shopping Centre Of The Year
Athlone Town Centre

Business Representative Organisation Of The Year
Laois Chamber

Photographer/Videographer Of The Year
Eva Noelle Photography Tullamore

Garden Retailer of the year
Ollie Greene, Better Plants, Mullingar

Web Site Of The Year
Nook & Cranny, Portlaoise

Wedding Dress Store Of The Year
Smart Brides, Portlaoise

Wedding Suit Store Of The Year
Guy Clothing, Tullamore

Wedding Band Of The Year
The Electrix

Wedding Photographer/Videographer Of The Year
Eva Noelle Photography, Tullamore

Wedding Cake Producer Of The Year
Novel-T Cakes, Offaly

Wedding Accessories & Decor Company Of The Year

Pharmacy Of The Year
Rose Finlay Total Health Pharmacy, Tullamore

Nail Salon of the Year
NAKID by Sharon Leavy, Tullamore

Bakery Of The Year
Ballycommon Bake House

Butcher Of The Year
Peter Gillivan Butcher Shop (Shane Maher Butchers), Moate

Menswear Store Of The Year
Guy Clothing, Tullamore

Florist Of The Year
Me Auld Flower & Mrs Bouquet, Mullingar

Crèche Of The Year
Clonbrusk Childcare Centre, Athlone


Nail Technician Of The Year
Kim at Iris Hand and Foot Spa, Portlaoise

Dental Practice Of The Year
Portlaoise Dental

Nursing Home Of The Year
Esker Ri,Tullamore

Optician Of The Year
Specsavers Tullamore

Hair Salon Of The Year
Cheveux Salon, Tullamore

Hair Stylist Of The Year
Chloe Dunne, Cheveux Salon, Tullamore

Beauty Salon Of The Year
Carrie’s Beauty Salon, Athlone

Beautician Of The Year
Carrie Cunnane – Carrie’s Beauty Salon, Athlone

Barber Of The Year
Boston Barber, Tullamore

Grocery Store Of The Year
Ela’s Your Stop, Mountmellick

Boutique Of The Year
KODE, Tullamore

Jewellery Store Of The Year
Gerry Browne Jewellers, Portlaoise

Electrical Store Of The Year
Expert Electrical Mullingar

Hardware, Building & DIY Store Of The Year
Homebase Portlaoise

Home Furnishing Store Of The Year
Hummingbird Interiors, Portarlington

Giftware Store Of The Year
Nook & Cranny, Portlaoise


Celebrating the best in Wexford

Customer Excellence Awards Wexford 2019 - 2016

Brian Cunningham Management in association with South East Radio was delighted to be able to celebrate the fantastic work that everyone in the Customer Service section has done over the last few tough years.

We have worked with many radio stations across Ireland over the last 20 years bringing businesses and their listeners together. Like all of our award shows we aim to showcase the very best that the industry has to offer and the Customer Excellence Awards was no different. The professionals in Wexford showed that they are among the top of their class.

Winners 2019

Pharmacy of the Year
Grants Pharmacy

Nail Technician of the Year
Hannah Quinn, Zen Beauty Bar

Barbers of the Year
Cutthroat Club barbers

Shoes & Accessories Retailer
J’Adore Shoe Boutique

Menswear Store of the Year

Butchers of the Year
The Saucy Butchers

Off Licence of the Year
Pettitt’s St. Aidan’s SuperValu

Bakery of the Year
Jenny’s Cupcakes

Garden Centre of the Year
Beechdale Garden Centre

Travel Agent of the Year
Mackin Travel

Veterinary Clinic of the Year
O’Shea Bramley & Breen

The Little Saltee Takeaway

Sports Store of the Year
Pro Shop, Wexford Golf Club

Giftware Store of the Year
Barkers Wexford

Tyre Company of the Year
Paddy O’Grady Mobile Tyre Services

Home Furnishing Store of the Year
Micheal Murphy Home Furnishings

Building and DIY Store of the Year
Smyth’s Homevalue

Security | Fire Safety Company
Guardian Fire and Satety

Electrical Store of the Year
Joyces Exeprt Wexford

Hardware Store of the Year
Dermot Kehoe Supply & DIY


Health Store of the Year
Natural Health Store

Entertainment Complex of the Year
International Outdoor Adventure Centre

Dental Practice of the Year
Smiles Dental, Wexford

Nursing Home of the Year
Knockeen Nursing Home

Car Sales Executive of the Year
Carl Ferrick, Bolands Wexford Hyundai

Motor Dealership of the Year
Donohoe Skoda

Motor Service Department of the Year
J Donohoe BMW

Auctioneering Firm of the Year
Sherry Fitzgerald Radford

Architect of the Year
Fergu Flanagan

Insureance Broker of the Year
Stuat Insurances Ltd

Legal Firm of the Year
John A. Sinnott & Co

Fitness Facility of the Year
Fierce Fitness

Kitchen Suppier of the Year
O’Leary Design

Oil company of the Year
Mr. Oil

Creche of the Year
Bright Start Creche

Optician of the Year
Byrnes Opticians

Hair Stylist of the Year
Joyce Breen, Glamourize Hair Design

Hair Salon of the Year
Saints Colour Specialist Beauty

Beautician of the Year
Grace O’Rourke, Beauty with Grace

Beauty salon of the Year
Tranquillity Spa, Clayton Whites Hotel

Boutique of the Year
Liz Collins Boutique

Grocery | Convenience Store of the Year
Greene’s Daybreak Clonroche

Supermarket of the Year
Wallaces SuperValu, Wellingtonbridge

The Rising Star Award
Jump Fitness

Special Merit Award
Cormac Pettitt

Photographer of the Year
Ger Hore Photography

Videographer of the Year
Declan Colfer Videographer

Accountancy Firm of the Year
Baker Tilly Accountants


This is only a handful ofour recent awards we are adding more from our archives!