Irish Made Awards 2021

Press Release Irish Made Awards 2021

Local business Legacy Irish Cider run by Dungarvan man Liam McDonnell is delighted to be shortlisted in this year’s Irish Made Awards 2021. After receiving almost 400 entries this year – the largest ever – the extensive judging panel have whittled it down to 116 finalists across 10 categories and Legacy Irish Cider is one of the worthy Drinks finalists. Produced here in Dungarvan, Legacy Cider has the backing of three generations of apple experts in the McDonnell family, combining almost 70 years of heritage and history into an award-winning cider.

 The Prize:

  • The Overall Winner will receive an advertising package from Irish Country Magazineworth €6,000; membership of Guaranteed Irish for one year and a mentoring session, valued at €5,000; and automatic participation in Design & Craft Council Ireland’s Design Ireland B2B programmes and supports, DCCI e-commerce bootcamp and one-to-one mentoring, valued at €5,000.
  • All category winners and runners-up will feature in a special edition of Irish Country Magazinein October.

How to vote:

Liam and the Legacy Team are looking for your help and would really appreciate your support with taking the time to vote online.  To Vote go to  or check out Legacy Irish cider Facebook, Instagram or for full details.

One vote per email address, per day, in each category. Voting closes at midnight on 14 September 2021.

Public votes will be added to the judges’ scores to determine winners, which will be revealed in October.