Four Galway businesses claim prizes at Family Business Awards


Four Galway businesses across a range of sectors were honoured at the Irish Family Business Awards which took place last Friday.

The 2023 Irish Family Business Awards took place at the Mansion House in Dublin last week, with Galway businesses taking home three top prizes, and one silver award.

Stadún fashion and homeware store in Oughterard took home the Gold in the Best Small Family Business of the Year category.

Kennys Bindery, from the same beloved Galway family behind Kennys Bookshop, won the Printing & Publishing Family Business of the Year award.

The Killary Adventure Company, with their ever exciting Adventure Centre in and overlooking the fjord won the Sustainable Family Business of the Year category.

And lastly for Galway, Executive Premier Travel business travel service in Athenry took home the silver in the Fastest Growing Family Business category.

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to all the winners,” a statement from the awards’ organisers said on the day.

“Your passion and hard work have made the Irish industry and community richer and more vibrant, and we are proud to honour your accomplishments.”

The Irish Family Business Awards celebrate the thriving family business community in Ireland across a wide range of sectors.

Glenhaven Foods, Co. Wicklow was named the over Family Business of the Year at this year’s awards.