Shortlist for The National Seafood Awards 2018 Announced

The finalists for the National Seafood Awards 2018 have been announced. A total of 37 individuals and businesses from the Irish seafood sector have been shortlisted.

The Awards, dedicated to recognising the achievements of individuals and businesses revolutionising the Irish seafood sector under the key themes of Sustainability, Innovation and Competitiveness, will be held in Dublin’s Christ Church Cathedral on 27 November 2018.

The shortlist is as follows:


Best in Fishing Innovation

Best in Aquaculture Innovation

Best in Processing Innovation


Best in Sustainable Fishing

Best in Sustainable Aquaculture

Best in Sustainable Processing


Fishing Enterprise of the Year

Aquaculture Enterprise of the Year

Processing Enterprise of the Year

Best Seafood Retailer of the Year

Best Seafood Retailer of the Year – Independent

A Student of the Year and a Lifetime Achievement Award will also be presented under the Skills category on the night.

Thomas Galvin, Moyasta Oysters, West Clare. Shortlisted for Best in Seafood Innovation award