The Awards Presentation and Dinner for the 2019 Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards took place on Thursday 7th November 2019 in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin.
At this prestigious event, winners of the National and Regional Builders Merchant of the Year, Individual Category Awards, Rising Star and the Octabuild Lifetime Achievement Award were presented. Details of the 2019 winners can be found on our News Page.
6.45pm Reception & Photographs
10.00pm Presentation of Lifetime Achievement Award
10.15pm Entertainment with Deirdre O’Kane
Award winning actress, comedian and presenter
11.00pm Presentation of Awards
Attire for the awards is Jacket and Tie
AWARDS HOST – DEIRDRE O’KANE
AWARD WINNING COMEDIAN, ACTRESS AND PRESENTER DEIRDRE O’KANE
Deirdre O’Kane is an award-winning actress, comedian and presenter and has hosted several home-grown awards ceremonies including the 2017 Irish Film and Television Academy Awards, which was broadcast on RTÉ, as well as her most well known television roles in Noble or Sky’s Moone Boy.
Deirdre’s combination of engaging manner and comedic skills make her an exciting addition to the new-look Octabuild Builders Merchant Excellence Awards 2019 Presentation and Dinner.
GETTING TO AVIVA
FROM DUBLIN AIRPORT
From R132, follow signage to the M1. Once on the M1, follow signage onto M50 southbound to East Wall Road/R131. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Sean Moore road/R131, turn left onto Tritonville Road and turn right onto Newbridge Avenue. At the next roundabout, take the 3rd exist and continue onto Landsdowne road. The Aviva Stadium will be on your right.
FROM SOUTH OF THE CITY
From the M11, follow R138 to Donnybrook. Turn right onto the R815 Anglesea Road towards RDS Arena. Turn left onto the R118 before taking a right onto R185 Shelbourne Road and the Aviva Stadium will be on your right.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Dublin Bus Lines are #: 1, 47, 702.
Take any northbound (to Malahide) or southbound (to Bray) DART to Landsdowne Road station. Exit the station and turn left onto Landsdowne Road, turning right at the Shelbourne Road Junction. South stand entrance will be at the second stadium gate on the right.
Please use Staircase 42 at the South Stand on Landsdowne road (situated on the left side of the DART line) to access the President’s Terrace. Accessible entrance to the venue is located at Door A.
Main car park (underground) is located on Landsdowne Road just past door A on the right hand side and below the Stadium Shop. Parking is charged at €2.00 per hour, to a maximum of €10.00.