After a hugely successful inaugural ceremony in November 2021, the Hayu STELLAR InstaSTAR Awards returned for their second ever ceremony in Dublin’s Morrison Hotel, last night. The only awards of its kind, InstaSTAR celebrates Ireland’s very best content creators and online personalities.
With 12 categories, we crowned 12 people with the prestigious award plus two very special accolades including best dressed on the night.
The Hayu STELLAR InstaSTAR Awards shines a light on well-deserving platforms. Take a look at all of last night’s winners.
InstaStar of the Year – sponsored by Hayu
The nominees are: Sophie Murray, Louise Cooney, Aideen Kate Murphy, Grace Mongey-Gernon, Tara Anderson, Aimee Connolly, James Kavanagh, Lisa Jordan, James Patrice, Dominique Nugent.
Winner: Sophie Murray
Rising InstaStar – sponsored by Meta
The nominees are: Dev Skehan, Megan O’Connor, Rebekah O’Leary, Amanda Adé, Aisling Kavanagh, Emma Grimes, Céline Kelly, Robyn Trout, Megan Virgo, Pamela Uba.
Winner: Amanda Adé
Fashion Over 100k – sponsored by Pandora
The nominees are: Verona Farrell, Irena Drezi, Lauren Arthurs, Emma McEvoy, Terrie McEvoy Fitzpatrick, Niamh Cullen, Clementine MacNeice, Deirdre Phelan.
Winner: Terrie McEvoy
Fashion Under 100k – sponsored by Penneys
The nominees are: Lynn Kelly, Freya Broni, Lauren Whelan, Billykiss Azeez, Claire Tenwick, Katja Mia, Emily O’Donoghue, Jennifer Wrynne.
Winner: Lauren Whelan
Beauty Over 50k – sponsored by Benefit
The nominees are: Niall Casey, James Mac Inerney, Keilidh Cashell, Bláthnaid Murphy, Karen Constantine, Ellie Kelly, Michelle Regazzoli Stone, Chloe Koyce.
Winner: Michelle Regazzoli Stone
Beauty Under 50k – sponsored by Casmara
The nominees are: Ciara Ryan, Robert Reilly, Laura Drury, Sally Foran, Pixie Woo, Cam Noble, Ben Sun, Shauna Doyle.
Winner: Ciara Ryan
Wellness – sponsored by Perfectil
The nominees are: Sarah Crosby, Laura Dowling, Erica Bracken, Maeve Madden, Mary-Kate Slattery, Jenny Keane, Georgie Crawford.
Winner: Maeve Madden
Travel – sponsored by TUI
The nominees are: Sarah Hanrahan, Nadia El Ferdaoussi, Steph Barry-Woods, Janet Newenham, Siobhan McAuley, Harry McNulty , Nicola and Ronan Lavin, Tara Povey.
Winner: Steph Barry Woods
Home & Lifestyle – sponsored by Wayfair
The nominees are: Laura DeBarra, Catherine Carton, Niamh O’Sullivan, Fionnuala Moran, Joanne Mooney, Sabrina Hill, Jo Linehan, Sarah Battle.
Winner: Niamh O’Sullivan
The nominees are: Sarah Berney, Louise O’Connell, Patrick Hanlon and Russell Alford, Nathan Anthony, Guy Sinnott, Ciaran Dunne, Stephanie Power.
Winner: Sarah Berney
The nominees are: Shane Daniel Byrne, Emma Doran, Justine Stafford, Michael Fry, Tadhg Fleming, Sean Phipps, Julie Jay, Shauna Davitt.
Winner: Sean Phipps
The nominees are: Laughs Of Your Life, My Pod On Paper, Housewives and Me, Catch Up With Louise McSharry, Red Room, The Group Chat, Petty Little Things, Hold My Drink, I’m Grand Mam, Empower with Emma Kehoe.