Young Clare man nominated for three Blog awards

Young Clare man nominated for three Blog awards

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Patrick Mungovan from Quilty has been nominated in three categories in the Beauty Blog Awards.

A young Co Clare man has been nominate for a Blog award and is the first person from the county to be nominated in three different categories.

21-year-old Patrick Mungovan from Quilty only recently set up the lifestyle blog and said he’s delighted to be getting such recognition for it at such an early stage.

Patrick has been nominated in the best social media page; best newcomer blog, and the best lifestyle blog categories in the Beauty Blog Awards.

Speaking to the Clare Herald, Patrick said: “I know that I am up against some of the biggest bloggers in Ireland, it will be such an honour to attend the awards night and get to meet them all.”

“I set up the blog about 2 months ago (www.patrickmungovan.com) as a way to write about the daily things in my life. I have been getting great feedback from my followers about my new blog and many well wishes from my followers. I first started out by posting videos to my Facebook like page so I decided it would be good to write about the things that I would normally post videos about,” he said.

Patrick Mungovan from Quilty

Patrick works as a swimming instructor in the family owned swimming pool at Quilty Cottages.

“I have always had a big interest in social media and I have gathered quite a few thousand followers between Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram. I spend a lot of my time on social media every day and I’m very happy to be nominated for these awards, which will take place in Lillie’s Bordello in Dublin,” Patrick added.

To cast your vote, click here.

The awards will take place on the 29th June in Dublin.

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Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.

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