For the very first time, all the Irish Podcasting community will meet and celebrate the rapidly growing sector of the broadcast industry. The Irish Podcast Award 2022, rought to Ireland by the team behind the UK and Australian Awards, takes place in Liberty Hall, Dublin, on Friday, 16th September for what is no doubt to be a glittering evening!
Tickets are on sale now, with podcasting fans being encouraged to come along and join in this inaugural celebration. Fans can enjoy a whole evening filled with the best of Irish podcasting, where all the winners will be unveiled. It’s time for Irish Podcasters to unite!
While a team of 55+ judges picked the category nominees, the magnitude of popularity of the Irish Podcasting sector can be seen first-hand with the public voting category – Listeners Choice, which now has over 25,000 unique votes with over 400 podcasts nominated by their fans! Household names vie with podcast stars to win this award but it’s up to their listeners to vote. Just which podcast will win out on the night… voting closes Sunday 11th September for the Listeners Choice Award.
The IPA judges come from all walks of life across the Irish audio and media sector, along with podcast companies from all over the world. The judging panel was chaired by Broadcaster Angela Scanlon. The Irish Podcast Awards pride themselves on recognizing fresh talent in an industry that constantly changes and evolves. The 2022 nominations are led by Blindboy Boatclub, David McWilliams, and The Good Glow, with four nominations each. Close behind them is The Tommy, Hector and Laurita Podcast, and true crime documentary The Witness, with three nominations each. This year’s ceremony will be held in Dublin on the 16th of September 2022 in Liberty Hall.
See the full list of nominees here.