98FM Launches ‘Best of Dublin’ Campaign


98FM will launch its Best of Dublin Campaign tomorrow to celebrate all that’s best about our capital city.


For the month of June the station will call on listeners to vote and share their view on the city’s best hidden gems, people and businesses. The listener poll will lead up to a big awards ceremony in Dublin’s Smock Alley in Dublin city centre on July 2 where all the nominees will be celebrated.

98FM is holding the awards campaign to unearth the true meaning of what it is to be a Dubliner straight from the horses’ mouth – the listeners! Categories for the listener’s poll will include Best Chipper, Best Date place among many more, these categories were developed based on listener feedback. The shortlisted finalists will be released on Friday June 13, with voting closing on June 27th.

Kathryn Ryan, Marketing Manager of 98FM said “We’re so excited to launch this campaign. 98FM are all about everything Dublin and we really wanted to do something to celebrate our city while involving our listeners. This will be a genuine poll of what Dubliners like about their city and we’re really looking forward to the results. So if you are proud to be a Dubliner then we want to hear from you!”

98FM’s Best of Dublin categories will include ‘Food and Drink’ where people can vote for the best chipper, best coffee, best breakfast and pint. From the ‘Places’ category listeners will be asked to vote on the best ‘date place’, night out venue, sports club and family place. The ‘Culture’ category will include best landmark, park and gig venue and Dublin businesses can also nominate themselves in the ‘Shops’ category for best shop, haircut, butchers and restaurant. The award campaign will also celebrate individual Dubliners which will include best bus driver, bartender, best quintessential ‘dub’, morning person, street artist and trade person.

Nominations are accepted via the 98 FM website or text your ‘Best of Dublin’ to 53981.

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