A total of eight Gala convenience stores from throughout Co Wexford were presented with the Gala BEST (Business Excellence Standards Tool) Award for excellence at a lavish awards ceremony in The K Club, Co Kildare.
The award was presented to stores deemed 'outstanding' following a comprehensive independent assessment process and the K Club ceremony was hosted by Síle Seoige and featured entertainment from spectacular 'mind magician' Keith Barry.
The eight Wexford stores to take home honours were Cullen's Gala, Adamstown; Gala Bosheen, New Ross; Gala Bunclody; Gala Raheen, New Ross; Gala, Courtown, Gorey; Gala, The Duffry, Enniscorthy; Murphy's Gala, Kilanerin and King's Gala Gorey.
The Marketing Initiative Award was also presented to the King's Gala Group at the event.
Speaking at the conference, Gala CEO, Gary Desmond, said:
'The Gala BEST awards recognise excellence in retailing across the entire Gala Group of stores and we offer our congratulations to all of the Wexford stores who have been recognised as outstanding in the field of convenience retailing.
'These stores excel in providing innovative and customer-centric retailing solutions to the communities in which they operate.'
'We wish all our award winners from Wexford another successful year and look forward to celebrating all of their future successes.'