Shortlist for ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 2018 revealed!

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Congratulations to all those who have made it this far in the process and we wish you the best of luck on 23 May!



27 April 2018

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The ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 2018 in association with Bank of Ireland are now in their 13th year. This year’s gala ceremony – a high point in the retail calendar every year – takes place on 23 May at Dublin’s Citywest Hotel.

Below is the Short List of this year’s finalists. Congratulations to all those who have made it this far in the process and we wish you the best of luck on 23 May!

Cash & Carry

Patrick Farrell, Coxs Cash & Carry, Stonehouse, Thurles, Tipperary

Garry O’Callaghan, Value Centre, Lower Carey’s Road, Limerick City

Fintan Smyth, Value Centre, Dundalk, Co. Louth.


HR Manager

Eilisheen Donohoe, Donohoes Supervalu, Realta Shopping Centre, Co. Cavan

Ezolda Chambers, Caulfield’s SuperValu, Loughboy Shopping Centre, Kilkenny

Adriana Pacurariu, Griffin Londis, 49 Grafton Street, Dublin 2


Customer Service Manager

Joyce Kinsela, Pettitt’s SuperValu Arklow, Co Wicklow

Laura Butler, Supervalu Lucan, Newcastle, Lucan, Co. Dublin

Ray O’ Callaghan, Marks & Spencer, 6-8 Merchant Quay Patrick Street, Co. Cork

Liz Moriarity , Centra , Urlingford, Co Kilkenny

Anne Morris, O’Gorman’s Supervalu Kingscourt, Co Cavan

Caitriona O’ Brien, Supervalu Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Ciara Nolan, Quinns Centra, Meakstown, Dublin 11


C-Store Delicatessen/Food-to-go Manager

Crystal Reid, Quinns Centra, Road Meakstown, Dublin 11

Cristina Topan, Griffin Londis Sandyford (Chopped), Blackthorn Road, Dublin 18

Jayson Plazo, Griffin Londis, 49 Grafton St, Dublin 2

Vanessa Monte, Griffin Londis, 14/15 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 1

Zlata Vacova , Herlihys Centra, Grand Parade,  Cork City

Gary McSweeney, Herlihys Centra, Main street, Mallow, Co Cork

Eileen Hanrahan, Centra  Urlingford, Main Street , Kilkenny

Christine Sullivan, Candys Gala, Carnew , Co. Wicklow

Sarah Flynn, McDermotts Auto Stop, Gala, Patrickswell, Co. Limerick


Supermarket Delicatessen/Food-to-go Manager

Annette Emery Donohoe SuperValu, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan

David  Neville, SuperValu Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Fyona Hughes, Caulfields SuperValu, Merchants Quay,  Cork City

Michal   Kaczor, SuperValu Walkinstown, Walkinstown, Dublin 12

Irene Clarke, O’ Gormans Supervalu Kingscourt, Co.Cavan

Tomas   Burkiewicz, Talbot Street, SuperValu, 27/31, Talbot Street, Dublin 1

Weronika Rudnicka , Centra, Sillogue Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11

Sharon Wilcox, Harte’s Spar, Clonakilty, Cork

Mayara Malavazzi, Griffin Londis College Green, Dublin 2

Denise  Cummins, Herlihy’s Centra, Patricks Street, Fermoy, Cork


In-Store Bakery Manager

Gwen Culbert, Mulrooneys Gala, Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Madhvee  Gooljar, Griffin Londis,  Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2

Gary Swanton, SuperValu Ballinteer MOPI, Ballinteer, Dublin 14

Aoife  Giles, Spar Clonakilty, Clonakilty, Co Cork

Gillian O’Brien, O’Gormans SuperValu,  Kingscourt, Co. Cavan

Elaine  Porter, Canny & Doherty SuperValu, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

Jamie Farell, Farrells Costcutter, Co. Westmeath


Fruit & Veg Manager

Geraldine Farrell, Pettitts SuperValu, Enniscorthy, Wexford

Niall Cassidy, Donohoes SuperValu Ballyconnell, Cavan

Aine Mc Govern, Donohoes Ballinamore SuperValu, Main Street, Ballinamore, Leitrim

Paul Cullen, SuperValu Ballinteer, MOPI Ballinteer Avenue, Dublin 16

Jack Harnett, SuperValu Lucan, MOPI , Co. Dublin

Bart Mendyk, SuperValu Donabate, Co. Dublin

Margaret Kelly, O’Gorman’s SuperValu Kingscourt, Co Cavan


Off-Licence Manager

Paul Coleman, Griffin Londis KCR, Terenure, Dublin 6

Peter Hamilton, Pettitts SuperValu, Saint Aidans Shopping Centre, Co. Wexford

Ben  Murphy, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Killian Clarke, SuperValu Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Margo Lynch, O’ Gormans SuperValu, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan

Robert Mooney, SuperValu Sutton Cross, Baldoyle, Dublin 13


Protein/Provisions Manager

Kevin Caldwell, SuperValu Donabate, Dublin

David Hanlon, SuperValu, Northside Shopping Centre, Dublin 15

Lewis Mitchell, Caulfield’s Of Malahide SuperValu, Malahide, Co.  Dublin

Noel Lynam, Twohig SuperValu, Kanturk, Cork

Ciaran King, Caulfields SuperValu, Loughboy Shopping Centre, Co. Kilkenny

Jason Mcdonagh, SuperValu Lucan, MOPI, Lucan, Dublin 22

Kieran Fitzsimons, O’Gormans SuperValu, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan


The Largest Format Supermarket

Mateusz Klis, Tesco Portlaoise, Laois Shopping Centre, Co. Laois

Ian Lynam, SuperValu Lucan, Co. Dublin

Paddy O’Connor, SuperValu, Ballinteer, Dublin 16

Ger Joyce, SuperValu Blanchardstown, Dublin 15

Gary  Redmond, Tesco Swords, Holywell, Swords, Co. Dublin

Eileen Armstrong, Blackrock Frascati Shopping Centre, Co. Dublin

Derek Geasley, Iceland Galway, Doughsika Road, Galway


The Second Largest Format Supermarket

David Harper, Iceland Tallaght, New Bancroft, Dublin 24

David  Murphy, Tesco Park Pointe, Glenageary Road Upper, Co. Dublin

Gerard Healy, Twohigs SuperValu, Kanturk, Co.Cork

Sinead Maguire, Donohoes Ballyconnell SuperValu, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan

Simon Farrell, Talbot Street, SuperValu, Dublin 1

Michael McGovern, Donohoes Ballinamore SuperValu, Co.Leitrim

Gemma Dillon, O’Gorman’s SuperValu, Kingscourt, Co Cavan


The Third Largest Format Supermarket

Sean McBrearty, Hegartys Centra, Willowbrook Shopping Centre, Sligo

Hugh Brophy, Caulfield’s Of Malahide, SuperValu, Co. Dublin

Brendan Fitzgerald, Tesco Shannon Banks, Ardnacrusha Road, Co. Limerick

Simon Champ, Herlihy’s Centra, Patrick Street, Fermoy, Cork

Anthon Russell, Iceland Tralee, The Horan Centre, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Marcin Rokosz, Brosnans Centra Schull, Cork

Fiona Reilly, Donohoes Centra, Erne Hill Shopping Centre, Cavan

James Conway, O’Sullivan’s Centra, Innishannon, Cork


Large Forecourt

Kevin Forde, Daybreak Dungarvan, Daybreak/Topaz, Dungarvan, Waterford

Denise McHugh, Delaney’s  The Trading Post, Mace, Headford, Co Galway

Agnis Punculs, Maxol/Aramark/ Mace, Ballycoolin Industrial Estate, Dublin 15

Brian Joyce,  Galway Plaza, Spar, Athenry, Galway

Aiden Hennigan, Caseys Londis, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Yvonne Duffy, Maxol/Mace Newport Road, Westport Co. Mayo

Lisa Kenny, Daybreak Drumgoold, Enniscorthy, Wexford


Small Forecourt

Patrick Hanlon, Hanlon’s Gala Service Station, Co. Longford

Mandy McGuire, Gala Oakpark, Oakpark Road, Co. Kerry

Michael Kelly, Candys Gala/ Top Oil ,  Carnew, Co. Wicklow

Martina Webb, Griffin Londis KCR, Terenure Road, Dublin 6W

Lorraine Reape, Delaney’s Castlebar Mace, Moneenbradagh, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

James Dobbs, Cullen’s Gala Service Station, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Matthew Monaghan, XL Salthill, Co. Galway

Jerry Brady  Kings Gala Ashbourne Co Meath


Large C-store

Luke Flood, Centra Herlihy’s Centra Bishopstown, Cork

Mohammad Hossain, Griffin’s Londis, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8

Krish Martin, Griffin Londis Sandyford, Carmenhall Road, Sandyford, D18

Jason Moore, Centra Shankill, Rathsallaght, Co. Dublin

Thomas Cashin, Noone’s Centra,Annacotty, Co.limerick.

Greg Kuderski, Herlihy’s Centra Millstreet, Millstreet, Cork

Edwina Donnellan, Donnellans Centra /Texaco, Ennis, Co. Clare

Akter Hossain, Griffin Londis Westmoreland Street,  Dublin 2


Medium C-Store

Sandra Nicholson, Gala Louisburgh, Louisburgh, Co Mayo

Declan Glackin, Canny & Doherty Supervalu, Carndonagh, Co. Donegal

Sarah Mcnab, Quinns Centra, Sillogue Road, Ballymun, Dublin 11

Graham Donnelly, Andbro, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Brian Torley, Londis Maynooth Students Union, Maynooth Universit, Co. Kildare

Brendan, Bernes, Spar Riverside Mulhuddart,, Dublin 15

Dean Hand, Hand’s Daybreak Clerihan, Co. Tipperary

Richard  Quinn, Quinns Centra, Meakstown, Dublin 11


Small C-Store

Nick Ye, Griffin Londis, Beacon Court, Sandyford, Dublin 18

Daniel Gherca, Griffin Londis Colemans, 8/9 Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2

Imran Ishfaq, Griffin Londis, 14/15 Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 2

Stephanie O’ Keeffe, Herlihy’s Centra, 53-54 Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork

Ian Leahy, Herlihys Centra, Mchugh House, Grand Parade, Cork

Shane Kelly, Gala Camden Quay, Cork City

Niamh O’Grady, Filans Centra, 25 Castle Street, Co. Sligo

Philip Doran, Griffin Londis College Green, Unit 5, College Green, Dublin 2

Abdullah Saghir , Griffin Londis, 49 Grafton Street, Dublin 2


The Best Team Performance

Mulrooneys Gala, Roscrea,  Co. Tipperary

Filans Centra,Castle Street,  Co. Sligo

Harte’s Spar, Clonakilty, Co. Cork

SuperValu, Castletroy Shopping Centre, Co. Limerick

Omni Simply Food, Marks and Spencer, Santry, Co. Dublin

SuperValu, Ballinteer Shopping Centre, Dublin

SuperValu, Lucan Shopping Centra, Dublin

Twohigs SuperValu, Kanturk, Co. Cork

The Griffin Retail Group


Brand Sales & Merchandising Team of the Year


LR Suntory



Heineken Ireland


C&C Gleeson



John Player


Brand Marketing Team of the Year

Bord na Mona


Essity Ireland Ltd




Heineken Ireland



Largo Foods



Best Field Marketing Team of the Year

Largo Foods

Valeo Foods

LR Suntory







PepsiCo (Walkers)



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