Jack Murphy Jewellers Awarded “Best Small Business” on Eve of International Women’s Day

Gemma Murphy of Jack Murphy Jewellers, was celebrated for her outstanding achievements at the Women in Business Awards held on the eve of International Women’s Day in Belfast’s Crowne Plaza Hotel.

Having received the accolade of “Best Small Business” at the prestigious Awards which celebrates Northern Ireland’s exceptional businesswomen.


Gemma Murphy, Partner at Jack Murphy Jewellers commented: “I am profoundly honoured to have received this award on behalf of Jack Murphy Jewellers, on the eve of International Women’s Day.

“This outstanding recognition reflects Jack Murphy Jewellers team’s dedication to cultivating an inclusive workplace that embraces our unique talents. Unique in our skills, unique in our differences and unique in our own brilliance. Though the room was brimmed with many distinguished women leaders on the night, we are deeply grateful for this distinction.

“Thank you to all those incredible people who continue to support me on my journey, both personal and professional, and to our team who make our small family business worthy of these outstanding achievements.”

Hosted by Television Presenter Pamela Ballantine, the 12th Annual Women in Business Awards ceremony brought together female entrepreneurs and businesswomen from all sectors to recognise, reward and celebrate the very best local talent at the only ceremony of its kind in Northern Ireland.

Sponsored by Danske Bank, the award for “Best Small Business” recognises an outstanding female-led small business based in Northern Ireland which demonstrates high level service, is profitable and is innovative in its thinking. This business may be a partnership, a social enterprise or a small private sector company with a maximum of 25 employees.

The judges commented that the winning business demonstrated substantial growth and expansion, innovative diversification and creative marketing techniques. They further pointed out that the winner and the business are clearly not afraid to take risks.

For over half a century, Jack Murphy Jewellers has been the pinnacle of luxury jewellery in Newry City. This multi-award-winning, family-owned business is renowned for exquisite diamonds that dazzle as much as the prestigious watch brands showcased alongside their lustrous gold and sterling silver jewellery pieces. Their expertise now extends to their "Welded Forever Bracelets" experience in their elegant showroom and bespoke orders crafted by their skilled in-house Goldsmith. With a rich legacy spanning 52 years and an unwavering commitment to expert craftsmanship, Jack Murphy Jewellers leads the way in providing exceptional jewellery on the island of Ireland.

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