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The Shortlist Revealed


By Ellie Balfe
22nd Aug 2014
The Shortlist Revealed

As an ex-blogger myself, I was very keen to set up these awards to celebrate and champion the best Irish bloggers. I’m a firm believer in the power of blogging and the fact that it can really take you places. It can either be a hobby – a creative space where you break away from the daily grind, or on the other side it can become a step up (or a step sideways) in your career. I know that my blog certainly helped me get my job here in IMAGE, so I’m incredibly grateful for those hours I spent musing over things I loved and turning them into words.

Since we announced the IMAGE.ie blog awards we were inundated with entries and I was thrilled to see the calibre and passion of these Irish bloggers. It’s so true that blogging is a worthy barometer of what people are really thinking and doing, and these particular blogs are nailing their genres as far as we’re concerned.

The shortlist is below, we’ve loved reading through them. There are some well known blogs here as well as some new, fresh voices. Click through, have a read and then vote for your favourites.

You can vote once per category and the voting closes on September 12th. Winners of each category and the IMAGE.ie Blog Of The Year will be announced a week later.

Good luck all!

Ellie x

@elliebalfe

PLEASE CAST YOUR VOTE ON THE VOTING FORM HERE

 

THE WILDCARD

Concrete Collar

ArtDublin

Brand New Retro

Sunny Spells and Scattered Showers

Red Lemonade

7 Billion People

BEST PARENTING BLOG

The Airing Cupboard

Saucepan Kids

At The Clothesline

Ouch My Fanny Hurts!!!

Office Mum

Belfast Dad

BEST LIFESTYLE BLOG

The Retro Suitcase

Jette Virdi

The Peanut Butter Girl

Pink Elephant

Fiona Dillon

Rua Ruth

BEDST FASHION BLOG

The Dressdown

Minnie Melange

Haute So Fabulous

The Garmentality

Anouska Proetta Brandon

Style Me Curvy

BEST BLOG FROM A BUSINESS

Emma Farrell

April and the Bear

Sex Siopa

Alise Taggart

Wildflour Bakery

Thinkhouse

BEST BEAUTY BLOG

Fluff and Fripperies

Flails and Nails

Lovely Girlie Bits

Nurse Fancy Pants

Makeup Monster

The Beauty Inbox

BEST TRAVEL BLOG

Pablo Funny

Canal Cook

The Traveloguer

The Art of Exploring

Pol O Conghaile

Travel Pennies

BEST FOOD BLOG

French Foodie

Forkful

Ellen Lunney

Travel Style Food

Farmette

Like Mam Used To Bake

BEST NEWCOMER

Zoe with Umlauts

Teddy & Alex

Sateenmuruja / Crumbs of Rain

My Name is Vogue

You Will Be Grand

Diary of Dionysus

BEST INTERIORS BLOG

Rees Design

Bricking It Dublin

Suzie McAdam

I Like Local

Style Serendipity

Hydrangea Girl

VOTE HERE!

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