Ulster Tatler Awards return for 2022

The Ulster Tatler Awards 2022, now in their 15th year, have launched . Once again, the awards ceremony will be hosted by popular television and radio personality Pamela Ballantine and will also showcase a brand new category – Arts Personality of the Year.

The welcome return of the Ulster Tatler Awards 2022 will celebrate the best that Northern Ireland has to offer in hospitality, beauty and business and the magazine’s readers are being asked to vote in various categories honouring the those that have shone throughout the country in the last year.

With 17 award categories in total, people are being asked to get votes in for their favourites by midnight on Sunday June 26.

The prestigious ceremony will take place at St. Anne’s Cathedral on Thursday September 8 with notable awards including Sportsperson of the Year and Celebrity of the Year, along with the ceremony’s flagship award – the honorary Lifetime Achievement Award, which has been won in the past by local luminaries such as Dame Mary Peters OBE, Brian Friel, Sir James Galway, Gloria Hunniford, Barry McGuigan, Marie Jones, Hollywood actor Ciaran Hinds, sporting hero Pat Jennings and most recently, John Linehan aka ‘May McFettridge’.

Members of the public can vote by visiting www.ulstertatler.com where all the categories are listed, or by picking up the latest edition of Ulster Tatler magazine and filling in the voting form inside.

“Entries have been great so far but as always, the results can become very close so we are urging everyone to make sure the votes are in for their category choices to be shortlisted for each award,” said Ulster Tatler editor Chris Sherry.

“We’re delighted to be returning to the stunning St. Anne’s Cathedral this year to celebrate the businesses and people who have shone throughout the past year across Northern Ireland.

“We are so thrilled to see what this year’s Awards has in store and are looking forward to another fantastic evening that will once again be hosted by our good friend and TV personality Pamela Ballantine.” Chris added.

NOTES TO EDITOR: Below is a full list of Ulster Tatler Awards categories.  For further information, please contact Jillian Frew or Ciara Kinkead of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 9073 0880.


  • Fashion Boutique of the Year
  • Interior Designer of the Year
  • Spa of the Year
  • Hotel of the Year
  • Beauty Salon of the Year
  • Coffee House of the Year
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Hairdressing Salon of the Year
  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Celebrity of the Year
  • Personal Trainer of the Year
  • Business Woman of the Year
  • Business Man of the Year
  • Arts Personality of the Year
  • Best Dressed (on the night)
  • Special Merit Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

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