Irish Web Awards Poster – Hi Res

It just dawned on me that I never posted the link to the hi-res version of the 300 vs Irish Web Awards poster I blogged a week or two ago.

So here it is.

It’s a big’un, 3508px * 4961px @ 300DPI, should be enough to knock an A3 copy out of at least. Sorry it took so long to get around to the link and upload… the sheer pile of stuff on my to-do list is incredible last week and this.

That said, I’m looking forward to the catch up with familiar and new faces again on Saturday night. Accommodation is seemingly sorted so it’ll be good to let the hair down.

Disclaimer: This is a mashup… the original 300 imagery is copyright of the original owners / producers / film company.

300 vs The Irish Web Awards

The fun has started amongst those going to the Web Awards in October with buttons and graphics. Prompted by a call for a 300 mashup, here’s my little offering…

If anyone is interested, I’ve got a 5000x3000px version available as well…

Disclaimer: This is a mashup… the original 300 imagery is copyright of the original owners / producers / film company.

Shortlisted At Irish Web Awards


My morning-after coffee at the 2008 Irish Blog Awards earlier this year

Two of my babies (can I call them that if I’m *that* close to them?) have been shortlisted at the 2008 Irish Web Awards.

While I was secretly delighted to see KilkennyMusic.com and the Playlist Mix Podcast (new podcast later this morning) make the longlist last week, there was not one but two high fives given yesterday when I discovered that KKM and PLM have made the shortlist for Best Music site and Best Podcast respectively.

Needless to say I’m all surprised and happy and I’m looking forward to catching up with everyone again in Dublin on October 11th. I’m should be dragging the blog awards ninja with me again to represent Kilkenny Music on the night but can’t wait for the show.

Congratulations too to all the individuals and companies who also find themselves on the shortlist. Registration for the awards, taking place in the is currently open with numbers already well in three figures

Playlist Mix 36 Released

Vesta Varro

They Playlist Mix podcast series returned two weeks ago after a light summer break and I’ve just released the 36th Playlist Mix this evening, a little earlier than usual.

I’m doing well of late in the battle to set a definite finishing time work-wise during the day so I can free up more time in the evenings. More time in the evenings means earlier podcasts, earlier to bed and less of a fight with myself on a Wednesday morning before phoning into the PodCamp Ireland podcast show.

It was PodCamp Ireland last year in Kilkenny that gave me the much needed kick to put the Playlist Mix on course and since last October I’ve managed to release 32 podcasts. I’d be looking at close to 50 had it not been for the serious lack of any evening-time in the summer thanks to producing and acting in two back-to-back performances from May to August with this devious bunch.

As always on the podcast there’s six tracks from six different acts with music this week coming from Vesta Varro, Planet Rewind, This Is Fiction, Annie Golliath, Satellite State and Ro Tierney who I had as a guest at the One Take Sessions in Kilkenny last year.

I’ll be catching Vesta Varro in action in Kilkenny this weekend but until then, enjoy the podcast. Comments always appreciated 🙂

The podcast has also been longlisted / nominated for Best Podcast at the 2008 Irish Web Awards, another fine night in store for the Irish web community this October 11th in Dublin.

Playlist Mix Podcast #36 – Download @ 27mb
[audio:http://www.playlistmix.com/podpress_trac/web/83/0/podcast036.mp3]

Irish Web Awards Long List Published

Oscars 2008
Creative Commons License photo credit: julialat34

The first of the long lists for the 2008 Irish Web Awards (Fall in love with the web again).

I’ve spied the Playlist Mix (Best Podcaster) and Kilkenny Music (Best Music) amongst the list of exceedingly good Irish web sites and resources.

Once again though, as in the case of the Blog Awards, these long lists are opening my eyes to other sites and resources I’m either unaware of or just don’t get to enjoy all that often. So while it’s certainly welcoming to see two of my internet babies on the long list, it’s great to have the eyes opened up to more great Irish websites.

Registration to attend the awards, taking place on October 11th in Dublin, will open soon.

See also: Long list for Best New Web Application / Service, second part of long list (just published).

Irish Web Awards Nominations Close Tonight

The deadline for getting nominations in for the inaugural Irish Web Awards is tonight, August 29th at 23:59. Typically I’ve left my decision making until the last minute but I’ll be submitting my nominations before the deadline passes. While registration to attend the awards night itself has yet to open, there’s still the opportunity to step in as a sponsor for one of the categories like Best Education Website, Best School Website, Best Practice, Best Videocaster etc.

(Note: those categories may well be sponsored at this stage).

However, you can learn about sponsorship opportunities for the awards here.

Time to get the thinking cap on…

Irish Web Awards Announced

Irish Web Awards 2008If you have doubted web award ceremonies in Ireland in the past, then doubt no more. The Irish Web Awards 2008 have just been announced with Moviestar.ie as the headline sponsor. As with the Irish Blog Awards, Damien Mulley is the brains behind the operation so you know you’re in for a good night and a solid show.

Nominated sites will be judged in areas such as

  • Interactive Design
  • Content
  • UI Design
  • Feedback
  • Extras such as web standards, mobile compatability etc

A full breakdown of the scorecard can be found here.

Registration to attend the awards ceremony to be held on October 11th will open soon. The best thing about it? It won’t cost you a penny It will only cost you €30 to attend and nominations are entirely free!

Update: Damien has posted an update re: pricing.