From award-winning stores to award-winning campaigns, excellence has always been high on the agenda for Gala since our beginnings in 1998.

Recognised for our award-winning in-store concepts, such as Baker’s Corner, to stores exceptional delivery of customer care, award wins are the independent stamp of approval that Gala retailers are amongst the best in the country.

Our marketing activities have been acknowledged throughout the years from being recognised as Best Sponsorship by a Symbol Group at the 2015 FMCG Awards for our work with Special Olympics Ireland to most recently, being named as winner of Ireland’s Best Freshest Food to Go Offering Award.

Not a Group to rest on its laurels, watch this space for more award wins!

Gala is proud to have received a number of awards recently including:

2019 -ShelfLife National Grocery Management Awards








Kevin O’Donnell from Gala Glenties names as Small Forecourt Manager of the Year

2019 – ShelfLife National Grocery Management Awards







Christina Keating from King’s Gala Kiltale named as In-Store Bakery Manager of the Year

2019 – Small C-Store of the Year Gold winner







ShelfLife National C- Store Awards – King’s Gala, Maganey:  ‘Small C-Store of the Year’

2019 – Best In Fresh Awards

Checkout Best in Fresh Awards – Mulrooney’s Gala in Roscrea: ‘Most Creative Fresh Food Retail Outlet’ – pic attached

2018 – ShelfLife C-Store Awards







ShelfLife National C-Store Awards – McDermott’s Gala, Patrickswell:

WINNER: Best Fresh & Chilled Retailer & SILVER: Small Forecourt Retailer of the Year

2018 – Grocery Management Awards 







Medium C-Store Manager of the Year Sandra Nicholson of Gala Louisburgh,

with Liam Kavanagh, managing director, The Irish Times_ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 2018

2018 – ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 







Small Forecourt Store Manager of the Year Patrick Hanlon of Hanlons Gala, Longford,

with Mark Hargadon, sales director, Seattles Best – ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 2018