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Reader Travel Award Winners 2020


Today we reveal the winners of our Reader Travel Awards 2020. After thousands of reader nominations, the results below are crammed with real-life travel intelligence. We Irish are notorious for saving our “real” feedback for until we’ve left the building, but here are the people and places you trust with your dreams, money and downtime. Words like “value”, “sustainability” and “authenticity” surface again and again. As does 'craic'... hundreds of times. Dive in. Have fun. And congratulations to all!

Pól Ó Conghaile

Travel Editor




Judges

Pól Ó Conghaile

Pól Ó Conghaile

Travel Editor of Weekend magazine and Independent.ie. He has five times been named Ireland’s Travel Journalist of the Year

John Brennan

John Brennan

Owner, with his brother Francis, of The Park Hotel, Kenmare and co-host of RTE's 'At Your Service'.

Rachel Duggan

Rachel Duggan

Editor of the Irish Independent’s Weekend magazine.

Niall Tracey

Niall Tracey

Director of Marketing with Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority.

Francis Brennan

Francis Brennan

Owner, with his brother John, of The Park Hotel, Kenmare. Francis’s new book, 'At Your Service, A Gentleman Abroad', is out now

Katy McGuinness

Katy McGuinness

Food writer and restaurant critic with the Irish Independent’s Weekend magazine.

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