2018/19 INSPA Partners

INSPA would like to say a massive thank you to all our award partners below. Please take the time to read about all these wonderful organisations, without the support of whom these awards just wouldn't be possible.

Prize Partners

Image Masters

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Image Masters was established over 30 years ago by Martin Carr and since this time we have been at the forefront of Irish educational photography.

All Image Masters Photographers are members of the Irish Professional Photographers Association and have mastered the art of celebrating the full educational experience every step of they way.

At Image Masters, we believe in investing in education and fostering long-term relationships. We do this by providing more than just a service. We understand the importance of the educational experience for the youth in Ireland today and truly value the positive benefits your schools and Parent Associations bring to your community.

We work with you to give back support to your schools and Parent Associations to continue the important job you do. We appreciate the privilege of contributing to the sector and believe that working with us is an investment in these relationships, an investment in students and the very future of education within your communities.

Amber Springs

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Winner of Ireland’s favourite family-friendly stay in the 2018 Reader Travel Awards of the Irish Independent

Minutes away from miles of sandy beaches and within walking distance from the bustling traditional trading town of Gorey, County Wexford, the Amber Springs Hotel is perfect for your holiday getaway.

On your arrival at the 4 star Amber Springs Hotel Wexford you will receive the warmest of welcomes and enjoy the most comfortable of stays while you relax, revive and restore. Only an hour from Dublin the beautiful Amber Springs Hotel is part of the Redmond Hotel Group and is a family run hotel located in the Sunny South East of North Wexford in the town of Gorey. The perfect choice when looking for hotels in Wexford.

The hotel can truly boast of bringing your food from farm-to-fork as much of produce is grown naturally and nurtured on the Redmond Family Farm not far from the hotel. Farm produce is brought straight to the kitchen to be made into the mouth-wateringly delicious award winning menu served in Kelbys Bistro and Brookes Bar.

The Amber Springs Hotel Gorey offers numerous outdoor activities for children, including mini-golf, a playground, and go-karting. The indoor Playzone has a ball pool, and games. Adults can enjoy beauty treatments in the Club Amber Springs Leisure Centre. This also boasts an 18-metre swimming pool with an attached pool for kids, a sauna, hot tub, and a fitness studio. Best Family Friendly Hotel Ireland.

INSTAX Instant Photography


INSTAX Instant Cameras from FUJIFILM are without a doubt, one of the most stylish and user-friendly instant cameras on the market today, and that’s why INSTAX has become an extremely popular choice for instant camera newbies. With a number of models to choose from the INSTAX range offers cameras in a host of trend setting colours with a range of features to add colour to your lifestyle so you can enjoy & capture fun times with friends and family.

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Charity Theme Partner

LauraLynn: Ireland's Children's Hospice

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LauraLynn; Ireland’s Children’s Hospice is the only children’s hospice in the Republic of Ireland, providing palliative care to children with life-limiting conditions and their families from the point of diagnosis to end of life and throughout bereavement. They foster a supportive environment for both the parent and child allowing patients to be children and parents to be parents rather than full-time carers. This holistic approach to care makes the most out of short and precious moments for the whole family.

1. Over 3,800 children with a life-limiting condition are living in Ireland today, with close to 700 needing the specialised care provided by LauraLynn

2. Since opening in 2011, LauraLynn has cared for more than 342 children and their families.

3. It costs €5 million to keep LauraLynn’s Children’s Hospice open, €4.2million of which must be generated each year through fundraised income.

For further details on LauraLynn, please visit: www.lauralynn.ie

Project Managers


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Founded in 2011, OpenGorey act as an independent cultural voice, facilitating, empowering and brokering innovative cultural partnerships and projects outside of the 'City Centre'. They achieve this through the creation of innovative alliances while building bridges between the public, private, commercial and voluntary sectors. Since being founded they have worked with over 175 Cultural Practitioners, developed an online cultural network of c.25,000 cultural practitioners and have managed over 50 Cultural Projects.