Best Diaspora Blog

The blog can be about any topic. It is open to bloggers of Irish heritage not currently living in Ireland. (Bloggers must state county of origin and where they are living now). This is the only category that is open to bloggers based outside of Ireland.     

Blag Gaeilge sponsored by Foras na Gaeilge

Blag Gaeilge sponsored by To be eligible for Irish language blog, 90% of your blog post must be written in the Irish language. Is gá go mbeadh 90% den bhlag scríofa i nGaeilge le bheidh incháilithe don chatagóir seo.     

Best Travel Blog

Whether you travel for pleasure or business, have tips for travel inspirations or want to share your favourite places to visit both in Ireland and abroad, tell us about your blog. Eligible entrants include: Hotels B&B Budget Holidays Backpacking Walking Holidays Outdoor Adventure Holidays Photography     

Best Photography Blog

Entrants to the Best Photography blog can include Architectural Contemporary Fashion & Beauty Landscape Open Art & Creativity Portrait Press & Editorial Wildlife       

Best Parenting Blog

Parents look to other parents for advice on all aspects of childcare. This category is open to any parenting bloggers who blog about anything from practical advice to healthy eating for children. Eligible entrants include: Food Drink Family topics Travel Crafts Toys Education Family Travel       

Best Marketing and Communications Blog

Blogs can enter under the Marketing and Communications category if you are an organisation or individual that Blogs about: • Social Media • Marketing • Community • Peers • PR • Journalism • Tele Communication • Newspaper • Digital Communication • Branding • Inbound Marketing • Outbound Marketing • Audience Interaction       

Best Lifestyle Blog sponsored by V by Very

Sponsored by V by Very This covers a wide range of topics from interesting hobbies to your favourite pet to money saving tips. These might include the topics of Dating Dieting Gardening Eco/environmental Interests or Hobbies Gender Issues Pets Interior Design Finance Money Saving Architecture Personal Blog Weddings    * the above list is suggested blog types that can be entered into Lifestyle but it is not an exhaustive list. If you have any queries about the categories please contact Blog HQ @[email protected]/ 01 432 2226    

Best Innovation Blog

We are looking for the most creative and innovative blogs out there. Eligible entrants include Creative Design and Graphics Entrepreneurial Futuristic Innovative ideas Technology Unique and Unusual   

Best Health and Wellbeing Blog

Do you blog about diet, lifestyle, health, spirituality or well-being? The Best Health and Well-being category is for bloggers who write about any aspect of mind, body and soul. Eligible entrants include Well-being Mindfulness Healthy Eating Diet / Weight loss Fitness Travel     

Best Food and Drink Blog sponsored by Just Eat

For bloggers who know all the secret lunchtime gems, hidden food treasures or where serves the perfect pint. Maybe you have healthy recipe tips to share along with reviews of your favourite cookbooks. The Best Food and Drink Blog is your category. Eligible blogs include: Food Drink Healthy Eating Cookery / Cookery Schools Baking Cookery Books