Awards

Awards that Nolans of Kilcullen have won.

Rural Oscars London - 4th Feburary 2015 

IRISH FAMILY BUSINESS, NOLAN'S OF KILCULLEN, WIN PRESTIGIOUS CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS AWARD AT HOUSE OF LORDS, LONDON

Nolan’s of Kilcullen, Co. Kildare have won the very prestigious title of champion of champions at the Rural Oscars last Wednesday in London. They were the only Irish business that was invited to compete in the Countryside Alliance Champion of Champions “Rural Oscars” competition.

The Awards celebrate communities, produce, enterprise and rural heritage and applaud those who routinely go the extra mile for their community and help to promote rural life.

Countryside Alliance invited the Champions from the past 10 years to compete for the title of Champion of Champions.

Over the past ten years they have had over 35,000 businesses nominated by the public for the prestigious Countryside Alliance awards.

Gold Medals for Nolans of Kilcullen 

Great News for Nolans.....James and Fred entered 9 products in the Associated Craft Butchers of Ireland Leinster Regional Sausage and Pudding Making Competition and won 9 Gold medals!!!!!
We also qualified for the All Ireland Finals in September!

Great Taste Awards 

In 2012 we received the All-Ireland White Pudding Title & All Ireland Spiced Beef Champion and won 6 Gold Medals at the Great Taste Awards for the following products:

- Traditional Pork Sausages
- Home Made White Pudding
- Home Made Black Pudding
- BBQ Pork Sizzler
- Gluten Free Sausages
- Chilli Sausages

We also came 6th in the Top 50 Stores in Ireland as awarded by Retail Excellence Ireland!

Great Taste Awards 2011 

In 2011 we retained our All-Ireland Black Pudding Title and won 8 Gold Medals at the Great Taste Awards for the following products:

- Traditional Pork Sausages
- Home Made White Pudding
- Home Made Black Pudding
- Cranberry Black Pudding
- BBQ Pork Sizzler
- Gluten Free Sausages
- Chilli Sausages
- Lamb Sausages with Moroccan Couscous, Blue Cheese and Rosemary

We have been shortlisted in the Top 6 for Retailer of the Year as awarded by Retail Excellence Ireland!

Craft Butcher Awards 2011 

NOLANS OF KILCULLEN WON 8 GOLD MEDALS from 8 products entered in the Associated Craft Butchers of Ireland Leinster GREAT TASTE AWARDS at the end of August in Portlaoise.

This is the 3rd consecutive year that every product entered has won a GOLD MEDAL which is a phenomenal achievement. It's a great compliment to ANDY & JAMES NOLAN for their recipes & to FRED MITCHELL for all the long hours & hard work that goes into making the well known Sausages & Puddings that NOLAN'S are famous for.

Best Butcher Shop in Ireland 2010 

We were thrilled when 2010 was the year that Our Home made Black & White Pudding was officially awarded the title of BEST in Ireland at the Craft Butchers Competiton.

However we were ecstatic when The Association of Irish Craft Butchers awarded Nolan Butchers of Kilcullen the title of Best Butcher Shop in Ireland 2010

Awards 2008 

In 2008 Retail Excellence Ireland awarded us with the title of "Best Large Store" in Ireland.