wins ‘Best Tech Read’ at BOPS online publishing awards

25 Apr 2014 beat off intense competition to win the ‘Best Tech Read’ category at the Littlewoods Ireland Blog and Online Publishing Awards 2014 in Dublin last night.

More than 23,000 votes were cast across categories spanning food, travel, motoring, technology, and fashion and beauty, to name a few.

The awards celebrated the flourishing online publishing industry in Ireland.

The Journal scooped the prize for Best News & Current Affairs Read, while and won awards for Best Fashion Read and Best Motoring Read respectively.

The award is the latest in a string of accolades for In November, the site was named Best Science and Technology Site at the Realex Fire Web Awards for the sixth year in a row.

In December, journalist Elaine Burke was voted Tech Writer of the Year in The Jams Journalism & Media Awards 2013.

The Littlewoods Ireland Blog and Online Publishing Awards were organised by media photo-sharing start-up PR Slides, which was founded by Niall Harbison and Emma Jane Power, and which raised €500,000 in investment in January of this year.

List of winners at the Littlewoods Ireland Blog and Online Publishing Awards:

Best Tech Read –

Best Food Read – French Foodie In Dublin

Best Wedding Read – One Fab Day

Best Travel Read – joint winners Pol O Conghaile and Tom Sweeney Travels

Best Motoring Read –

Best Beauty Read – Fluff and Fripperies

Best Fashion Read –

Best Lifestyle and Family Read – Where Wishes Come From

Best Business and Corporate Read –

Best News & Current Affairs Read – The Journal

One to Watch in 2014 –

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years