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# Award

All time
# Fairy Tale
Woman, sacked for refusing to allow customer return Christmas lights, awarded €21,000
The woman had also threatened to call the gardaí on the customer, who had no receipt for their purchase.
# Juan Manuel Santos
Colombian president who negotiated FARC deal to get Tipperary peace award
The award recognises the efforts of Santos in bringing peace to Colombia.
# Clare Smyth
Northern Irish chef scoops best female chef in the world award
Clare Smyth was awarded the honour during the World’s 50 Best Restaurant awards.
# Sexual Harassment
Call centre worker sexually harassed by boss awarded €45,000
The woman felt that she had no choice but to resign from her post.
# winner
Mike McCormack's 'brave, challenging' book Solar Bones wins €100k Dublin Literary Award
McCormack was nominated alongside writers like Eimear McBride, Han Kang and Elizabeth Strout.
Woman who had photos taken of her by colleague awarded €8,000
The same man asked if the woman eats dogs.
# Discrimination
Egyptian baggage handler refused job at Dublin Airport by agency after being told he was 'too old and slow'
The man, a naturalised Irish citizen, had held several other manual roles at the airport over the previous nine years.
# Defamation
Couple awarded €20,000 after being wrongly accused of not paying for a meal at a restaurant
The couple had been at the restaurant for a family meal.
# Award
Watch: Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for short animation about retiring from basketball
‘Dear Basketball’ is a short production based on a poem Bryant wrote in 2015, announcing his impending retirement from the sport.
# The Liberties
Dublin City's Weaver Park nominated for a European urban park prize
The park, located in the heart of the Liberties, was opened in September last year.
# Literature
This man will be the face of Irish fiction for the next three years
Sebastian Barry has been chosen as the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2018-2021.
# Award
Beirne among four Irishmen nominated for European Player of the Year
Conor Murray, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton are also in the mix.
# Golden Girl
'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong
It was a case of fifth time lucky at the major Hollywood awards for the Co Carlow actress last night.
# Award
Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year
The horse trainer also won the Irish Gold Cup and Punchestown Gold Cup this year.
# mother and baby home
'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award
Her research led to the discovery of human remains at the site of a former mother and baby home in Tuam.
# endometriosis
Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition
The woman found her hours greatly reduced after she underwent a surgical procedure aimed at alleviating her condition.
# Age Discrimination
Book-keeper 'retired' by her employer after reaching 66 wins age discrimination case
The woman rejected the offer of re-engagement on the basis of a two-year contract.
# Workplace Relations
Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy
The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.
# standing out
6 players who deserve to be nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award
Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and other stars who have excelled this season.
# eleven madison park
Dinner at the 'world's best restaurant' will set you back $295 per head (and that's just for the food)
Eleven Madison Park was crowned 2017′s winner of the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants.
# In form
Aiden McGeady's superb Championship form has been recognised
The Ireland international is one of four nominees for the player of the month award.
# sara baume
'Everyone says you can achieve your dreams and life will be perfect - but it will never be'
Writer Sara Baume tells us what inspired her second novel, about a young woman’s quarter-life crisis.
# Potential
Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year
Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.
# Payout
Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.
# Peacekeepers
Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts
The Irish force has been involved in the rescue of thousands of migrants.
# fitting tribute
Karen Buckley's father collects posthumous Masters degree from Glasgow university
The 24-year-old Cork student was murdered in April 2015,
# Circuit Court
Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages
She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.
# Star Man
Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award?
Dublin drew with Mayo in an enthralling encounter at Croke Park today.
Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final?
Fans were treated to an enthralling game at Croke Park today.
# Irish Abroad
Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award
“He always reflected all that is good about Ireland and the Irish community in Britain.”
# World Travel Awards
Titanic Belfast beats Eiffel Tower to be named Europe’s leading visitor attraction
The attraction saw off competition from the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Buckingham Palace in London and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
# winner
Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award
The Lansdowne number eight scored another try in the final defeat to England.
# Competition
Open thread: Tell us your favourite book this year and you could win 10 books
The books are all on the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.
# razzle dazzle
Gilroy, Healy and Heaslip's efforts up for 2016 Try of the Year award
These are the nominees for the prize at IRUPA’s awards ceremony next month.
# one million dubliners
Powerful Glasnevin Cemetery documentary scoops international film award
The New York Festivals World’s Best Awards were held in Las Vegas last night.
# The Meaning of Life
Interview where Stephen Fry tells Gay Byrne God is evil is up for an award
“How dare you create a world in which there is such misery that is not our fault. It’s not right. “
# winners
Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award
Lisa McInerney and Anne Enright have been named alongside Kate Atkinson and Elizabeth Strout.
# butler house
This hotel in Kilkenny has won an international luxury travel award
Take a look around.
# Equality Tribunal
Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her
The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.
# Full Irish
Tesco ordered to pay former worker €41,000 after her dismissal for not paying for a fried breakfast
The award was made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.