The Outsider Awards 2018 are LIVE. We are beside ourselves with excitement as our entries this year have completely blown us away!

Is it just us or does the bar get higher each year? We cannot wait to announce our amazing winners at the Outsider Awards on 30 January at the Sugar Club in Dublin. It is always a great night out! Tickets can be purchased here.

The following categories will be decided by an expert panel of judges.

The following categories will be decided by you, our lovely readers! So take a look below at the categories and then scroll to the bottom to cast your votes (it will take 30 seconds max!). So what are you waiting for?


Best Outdoor/ Adventure Photo

From the pro to the snap-happy amateur who manages to capture an awesome shot on their smartphone, this award will go to the most amazing outdoorsy photo. Check out the full list of incredible entries here. They will blow you away.

Best Outdoor/ Adventure Event – Supported by Failte Ireland

Ireland has so many incredible outdoor events in every corner of the country every single day. It was a tough task to make a short list, but with your help, we got there in the end. Now it is down to you to vote for your favourite.

Best Outdoor/ Adventure Film

We’ve rounded up our favourite outdoor videos of 2018. The selection is varied but all have a common theme – they all inspire us to get out there and take action, whether that be for our local environment or for our own personal reasons. You can watch the videos here.

The Just Eat Fit Food Award

Now in its third year, the Just Eat Fit Food Award recognises a food provider that helps our readers meet the challenge of eating well in a hectic world by providing tasting healthy food for purchase, takeaway or delivery.

Best Outdoor Escape

The Best Outdoor Escape is for a provider or destination that allows you to immerse yourself in adventure and forget about the day-to-day grind.


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By Outsider

  1. Síle Nic Suibhne
    December 10, 2018

    Tá sibh iontach

  2. Grainne Heffernan
    December 14, 2018

    Maureen Armstrong no. 2

  3. Clare
    December 19, 2018

    Plastic. Clare Youth Project

  4. Mary
    December 23, 2018

    6. Gavin sheehan

  5. ray mc daid
    December 23, 2018

    I vote for misery loves company. Gearoid mc daid

  6. Bob Edge
    January 3, 2019

    Joe Barr, legs of steel, heart of a lion

  7. sindy Fitzpatrick
    January 9, 2019

    carlingford adventure centre

  8. Lorraine Lowry
    January 13, 2019

    Maureen Armstrong

  9. Margaret Egan
    January 13, 2019

    Maureen Armstrong No 2

  10. Kathleen Ryan
    January 13, 2019

    Maureen Armstrong No 2

  11. Liam Murray
    January 15, 2019

    Addicted to the Outdoors 2, Gavin Sheehan, gets my vote.

  12. Geraldine Neville
    January 16, 2019

    No. 2 Super Gran Maureen Armstrong

  13. Liz McGonigal Hayes
    January 24, 2019

    Homes can’t find your voting link!!! Have tried numerous times and posts so I’m guessing a comment will be included?

    Voting Best Outdoor Escape – Galzgonewild – for sheer brilliance in uniting women through healthy discovery of the outdoors and pounding the hills….love it – a deserved winner

  14. Lauren
    January 25, 2019

    6. Sarah Brady (Best Newcomer)

  15. Monica Gunning
    January 29, 2019

    Guess this is how I vote?
    8. Patrick McDonnell

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