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Platinum Sponsor - Hygienecare

Total Hygiene Solutions are a Hygiene products and services company Based In Ardee, Co. Louth.

We are a service driven Hygiene products and service supply business supplying over 2,200 different products and services across a wide range of product and service categories.

We pride ourselves on delivering competitively priced branded products nationwide on a weekly basis.

We have sales executives all over the country on a regular basis. If you are interested in placing an order or setting up a meeting with one of our Sales Team please email or call the Sales Office on 042 9382550.

Sponsor of Bar Person of the Year - Bushmills

The Old Bushmills Distillery

In the small village of Bushmills, settled on the banks of the river you’ll find the oldest working distillery in Ireland. A place where family and friends have worked for generations, in a small Northern Irish village that for over 400 years has kept to the philosophy that hand crafting small batches is the way to produce beautifully smooth tasting Irish whiskey.

Sponsor of Pub of the Year - Tennents

Tennent’s NI

A superb portfolio of market-leading beer and cider brands, combined with top-class customer service and an ambition to build our business in Northern Ireland.
Tennent’s NI is a new business built on the ?rm foundations laid down over many years by C&C Northern Ireland and the Tennent’s business in Northern Ireland. We are proud of our legacy and of the breadth of understanding and knowledge of the licensed trade that the merging of our two businesses brings. Our business also includes Quinns Rehill-McKeown. Together, we have the widest reach and frontline sales coverage of any NI licensed trade supplier.
Our portfolio of beer and cider brands is led by Tennent’s Lager and Magners Original Irish Cider and includes Budweiser (packaged), Stella Artois, Beck’s, Bass Ale and speciality beers Leffe, Hoegaarden, and Staropramen.

Sponsor of Fish & Chip Shop of the Year - McWhinneys


McWhinneys Sausages is a traditional family business spanning six generations. Today Kevin McWhinney takes pride in producing quality Irish pork sausages with the same care and tradition first adopted by his great great grandfather way back in 1898. For those six generations, the recipes for McWhinneys fine pork sausages have become a closely guarded family secret.

In 1968 Ken McWhinney, the fourth generation, branched away from his father and uncle and opened his own shop in Co Down. Ken’s son, Kevin, fifth generation, left school in 1982 to join his father in the family butchery business. The business grew steadily for ten years until 1993 when it had outgrown its premises. Ken purchased a 17000sq. ft factory in Bangor, Co Down, but unfortunately he did not see his dream come to light as he died on the 5th September 1993 at the age of 54.

Kevin McWhinney is proud of his family – and of McWhinneys family pork Sausages. So he was determined to fulfil his father’s dream of providing the catering industry with high pork content sausages, firmly believing that quality always wins. So in August 1994, Kevin McWhinney moved his secret recipes and his staff into the new factory and continues to produce his fine family butcher sausages there. It is still very much a family business with his wife Elaine a key director.

Thanks to his sophisticated plant, he can produce millions of sausages every month without compromising on the 19th century family heritage and today McWhinneys Sausages are enjoyed not just in the UK and Ireland but throughout the world in countries such as France, Canada, Turkey and Spain.