Judges

Darren Kennedy

Stylist and Television Presenter

Darren Kennedy is a television presenter, style lover and founder & editor of www.helpmystyle.ie. Having lived in Toronto, Paris, Dublin and Bordeaux, Darren loves travel and is an avid trend spotter, be it style, culture, technology or gadgets. He writes a weekly style column for the Irish Independent Weekend magazine and the Huffington Post UK.

Tracy Fahey

Educator

Tracy holds a BA in History of Art and English, an MEd in Design Education and is currently studying for her Ph.D. She has previously worked as the head of the humanities department in Carlow IT and the head of the faculty of design at Griffith College Dublin. She currently sits on the board of the Hunt Museum and the Limerick Printmakers.

Tracy was formerly the president of the Institute of Designers in Ireland and has sat on the board of Design Ireland and the Institute of Design and Disability board. She has edited a short book on design education –Why Design? Studying Design in Ireland (2007) and has published in the Design Philosophy Papers (2011), The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies (2011), and the Gothic Studies Journal (2009).

 

Yvonne Holmes

Environmental Awareness Expert

Yvonne Holmes is head of corporate communications at ERP and is responsible for devising the company’s marketing and public relations strategy in Ireland. She also plays a lead role in developing ERP’s communications across Europe.

Yvonne’s main role is to roll out creative and meaningful campaigns to raise awareness and promote responsible recycling of electrical waste and used batteries across multiple communication vehicles to different audiences.