Syd Harkin’s, Fanad House, and Tynan’s among the big winners at KKB awards

Picture gallery: Full list of commercial category winners here

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Here are the Keep Kilkenny Beautiful Awards 2018 results for the commercial categories.

Click here for all the pictures of winners on the big night.

Best commercial floral display
Highly commended: Bollard’s, Kieran Street;
Kytler’s Inn, Kieran Street;
Rafter Dempsey’s, Friary Street;
Topaz service Station, College Rd.
John Joe Cullen, John Street;
Rothe House, Parliament Street;
Winner: Tynan’s Bridge House.

Most improved commercial premises
Highly commended:
Front Room Bar, John St.
Egan’s Pub, John St.
Grapevine, Rose Inn St.
Molly’s Cafe, John St.
Brannigan’s Warehousing.

Best shop front
Highly commended:
Billy Byrnes, John Street;
Lenehan’s, Barrack Street;
Andrew Ryan, Friary Street;
Sceilp Inn, College Road.

Best shop signage
Highly commended:
Marchioness Boutique, Parliament Street;
Yesterday’s, Patrick Street;
John Cleere’s public house, Parliament Street;
JB Burke Public House, Dublin Road;
Syd Harkin’s, Rose Inn Street.

Best Kilkenny hospitality
Highly Commended:
Hibernian Hotel, Patrick Street.
Kilkenny Inn Hotel, Vicar Street.
Mena House, Castlecomer Road.
Springhill Court Hotel, Waterford Road.
Fanad House, Bennettsbridge Road.

Best commercial centre
Highly commended:
Flower Power, Carlow Road.

Loughboy Shopping Centre.

Commendation for evening shop display
Cake Face, Irishtown;
Left Bank, Patrick Street/The Parade.

Commendation for sustainability
Kilkenny Ghost Tours.

Commendation for year round colour and welcome
McDonagh Railway Station
Tourist Hostel, Parliament Street.

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