Tis the season – the IIA & CheetahMail Net Visionary Awards took place on November 17th at a Gala Black Tie Ball in the Clontarf Castle Hotel and this year UpStart Games and Barry O’Neill won an award in the ‘mobile internet application’ category. John Hurley and Michael Hallissy of Teach Net in the Digital Hub won an award in the educational category.

Nominees for these awards are from colleagues, clients and peers and the winners are voted on by industry professionals. This year over 70 nominations were received across 11 categories. The full list of winners is below.

Category Winners:

Social Contribution
John Breslin ~ Boards.ie . www.boards.ie

Technology Journalist
John Kennedy ~ siliconrepublic.com .www.siliconrepublic.com

Eamonn & Brian Fallon ~ Daft.ie . www.daft.ie

Alan Kelly ~ FailteIreland – www.failteireland.ie

Internet Marketer
Conor Lynch ~ RaboDirect – www.rabodirect.ie

Web Designer
Lisa Westermann ~ Red Sky . www.redsky.ie

Web Developer
Kevin Gill ~ NewAddress.ie . www.newaddress.ie

Online Trader
Des O’Mahony ~ bookassist.com . www.bookassist.com

Educational Contribution
John Hurley and Michael Hallissy ~ Teach Net / Digital Hub . www.teachnet.ie

Internet Enterpreneur
Eamonn & Brian Fallon ~ Daft.ie . www.daft.ie

Mobile Internet Application
Barry O’Neill ~ Upstart Games . www.upstartgames.com