This year we are delighted to share that there are lots of Boyne Valley based winners in Georgina Campbell Awards 2021.
Today saw the announcement of the winners of the prestigious Georgina Campbell Awards which are the longest-running independent hospitality awards in Ireland and are highly sought after. The award winners are selected based on the reports and findings of their annual assessment process - all recommended establishments are considered for all relevant awards each year with there is no charge for entry or for winners.
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Congratulations to all the 29 winners of today's awards!
Winners from the Boyne Valley
MOVERS & SHAKERS’ AWARD
Alex and Carina Conyngham, Slane Castle and Rock Farm, Slane, Co Meath
This year has been a super busy one for Rock Farm and the Slane Castle Demesne with the hugely popular weekly Farmer's Market, the opening of the Silver Fox Food Truck and the Courtyard Restaurant along with the Allta pop up.
HOTEL OF THE YEAR
Three-star hotel: The Station House Hotel, Kilmessan, Co Meath
Established in 1984 by the Slattery Family, this beautiful country house hotel sits in 12 acres of manicured gardens and woodland in the heart of the Boyne Valley. Here you will find a warm welcome from the Slattery’s and their team, great food and service, and a chance to escape in elegant and charming surroundings.
Producer: Ballymakenny Farm, Ballymakenny, Co Louth
Maria Flynn, from Ballymakenny, Co. Louth, is married to a potato farmer, but not satisfied with roosters or queens, Maria saw a niche in the market just waiting to be filled…heritage potatoes. Her first foray into growing began in 2015, with the Violetta variety, completely purple throughout. Since then they have continued to grow and in 2020 they opended the BF SpudShack- a drive through shop where you can pick up these magic spuds!
Boann Distillery, Drogheda, Co Louth
Boann Distillery is based in the very heart of the Boyne Valley in Drogheda and is owned by the Cooney Family. This year they released their first gin- Silks Gin and they collaborated with author and leading whiskey historian, Fionnán O’Connor, to recreate and revive a series of historic Irish whiskey mash bills.
Find out more- https://boanndistillery.ie/