An Athlone brewing company says it will be up against stiff competition tonight when it bids for a major investment package.
The brewery has been short listed for the best craft beer business by the Food and Drink business awards.
The Athlone company will also take part in the The Pitch competition, in Dublin tonight run by Image magazine and Samsung electronics.
The winner will receive prizes to the value of £100,000 in electronics and PR.
Founder of Dead Centre Brewing, Liam Tutty told Shannonside FM that he is delighted with both nominations.