The annual Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards were held Saturday night at a packed Lyrath Estate Hotel. Some 500 people attended the prestigious black tie event which was organised by the Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce.

T. Butler Engineering having earlier in the night been named ‘Exporter of the Year’ picked up the coveted overall ‘Business of the Year’ award.

Richard Cook, founder of the Cat Laughs comedy festival, Kilkenomics and artistic director for Subtitle was the recipient of this year’s ‘Presidents Award’ as chosen by Chamber President Martin Costello of Murphy Jewellers.

The prestigious ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ was presented to Pat Nolan for more than 40 years contribution to the county.

Winners KBA 2015

KBA Photo 2015Well done to all the Finalists and a big thank you to the Sponsors & Friends of Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards 2015