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2015 eir Spider Award Winners

2015 eir Spider celebrated their 20th anniversary at Dublin’s DoubleTree Hotel last Thursday 29th October, hosted by Jennifer Maguire and Bernard O’Shea.

by Orla Deane in News

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The eir Spiders is always a highly anticipated night in the Irish digital industry, rewarding Irish businesses and community organisations for their creativity and innovation – Independent News & Media are delighted once again to be official media partner to this event. 

Joanne O’Riordan was presented with the Outstanding Contribution to Technological Empowerment Award. Joanne, one of Ireland’s leading digital rights activists, is one of only seven people worldwide living with tetra-amelia syndrome.

Joanne was at the event to talk about the ongoing importance of technology in her life and the progress that is being made by Trinity College in creating a robot to help her with everyday tasks.

Other winners on the night included The Wild Atlantic Way, which won two awards; Best Travel, Sport, Leisure and Tourism Website and Best in Digital Geography and Location Based Service.

The medical sector also performed particularly well with Medical Exam Tutor being awarded the Best in E-Learning & Education Award and Webdoctor.ie being named Best Digital Start-Up.

Full list of winners:

Swrve – Best in Business 2 Business
iD Mobile – best in e-Retail
Medical Exam Tutor – Best in E-Learning & Education
NÓS – Best in Irish Language
Century Ireland Gallipoli – Best in News, Publishing and Entertainment
Transfermate Global Payments – Best in Financial Services
ie iOS App – Best in Listings and Classifieds
Swiping Out Sex Trafficking – Best in Charity & Not-For-Profit
Swiping Out Sex Trafficking – Best Acquisition Campaign
CurrencyFair – Best Online Customer Service or Online Retention Campaign
Dublin and Cork Airport Apps: Red Hat Mobile App – Best Use of Mobile Technology
Spike from NewsWhip – Best Use of Data and Web Analytics
The Wild Atlantic Way website – Best in Digital Geography and Location based Services
Webdoctor.ie – Best Digital Start-Up
Neil Back – Run With It – Best use of Creative Technology in Digital Marketing
The Wild Atlantic Way website – Best in Travel, Sport, Leisure and Tourism
Artizan – Small Agency of the Year
Arekibo– Large Agency of the Year
Joanne O’Riordan – Outstanding Contribution to Technical Empowerment
Spike from NewsWhip – Grand Prix

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