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# award - Thursday 8 February, 2018

This man will be the face of Irish fiction for the next three years
# Literature
# Literature

This man will be the face of Irish fiction for the next three years

Feb 8th 2018, 12:00 PM 15,675 Views 15 Comments

Sebastian Barry has been chosen as the Laureate for Irish Fiction 2018-2021.

# award - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Beirne among four Irishmen nominated for European Player of the Year
# Award
From The42
# Award

Beirne among four Irishmen nominated for European Player of the Year

Jan 23rd 2018, 5:00 PM 28,745 Views 71 Comments

Conor Murray, Tadhg Furlong and Johnny Sexton are also in the mix.

# award - Monday 8 January, 2018

'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong
# Golden Girl
# Golden Girl

'I'm putting this down, it's too heavy' - Night of triumph as Saoirse finally gets her gong

Jan 8th 2018, 9:13 AM 47,283 Views 53 Comments

It was a case of fifth time lucky at the major Hollywood awards for the Co Carlow actress last night.

# award - Friday 15 December, 2017

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year
# Award
From The42
# Award

Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Jessica Harrington crowned 2017 Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 15th 2017, 3:57 PM 4,120 Views 12 Comments

The horse trainer also won the Irish Gold Cup and Punchestown Gold Cup this year.

# award - Thursday 26 October, 2017

'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award
# Mother And Baby Home
# Mother And Baby Home

'Fearless' Catherine Corless wins human rights award

Oct 26th 2017, 5:00 PM 12,442 Views 47 Comments

Her research led to the discovery of human remains at the site of a former mother and baby home in Tuam.

# award - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition
# Endometriosis
# Endometriosis

Bartender awarded €20,000 after discrimination by employer over her 'extremely painful' condition

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:01 AM 49,466 Views 0 Comments

The woman found her hours greatly reduced after she underwent a surgical procedure aimed at alleviating her condition.

# award - Monday 21 August, 2017

Book-keeper 'retired' by her employer after reaching 66 wins age discrimination case
# Age Discrimination
# Age Discrimination

Book-keeper 'retired' by her employer after reaching 66 wins age discrimination case

Aug 21st 2017, 2:03 PM 40,146 Views 33 Comments

The woman rejected the offer of re-engagement on the basis of a two-year contract.

# award - Saturday 22 July, 2017

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy
# Workplace Relations
# Workplace Relations

Cork barber fined €2,000 for refusing to cut the hair of teenager with cerebral palsy

Jul 22nd 2017, 12:26 PM 113,611 Views 45 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission found that the barber discriminated against 13-year-old wheelchair-user Thomas Bermingham on grounds of disability.

# award - Monday 10 April, 2017

6 players who deserve to be nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award
# Standing Out
From The42
# Standing Out

6 players who deserve to be nominated for the PFA Player of the Year award

Apr 10th 2017, 6:39 PM 15,134 Views 45 Comments

Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and other stars who have excelled this season.

# award - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Dinner at the 'world's best restaurant' will set you back $295 per head (and that's just for the food)
# Eleven Madison Park
# Eleven Madison Park

Dinner at the 'world's best restaurant' will set you back $295 per head (and that's just for the food)

Apr 5th 2017, 10:40 PM 26,507 Views 34 Comments

Eleven Madison Park was crowned 2017′s winner of the annual World’s 50 Best Restaurants.

# award - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Aiden McGeady's superb Championship form has been recognised
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Aiden McGeady's superb Championship form has been recognised

Mar 9th 2017, 5:13 PM 11,157 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland international is one of four nominees for the player of the month award.

# award - Sunday 26 February, 2017

'Everyone says you can achieve your dreams and life will be perfect - but it will never be'
# Sara Baume
# Sara Baume

'Everyone says you can achieve your dreams and life will be perfect - but it will never be'

Feb 26th 2017, 9:30 AM 24,352 Views 12 Comments

Writer Sara Baume tells us what inspired her second novel, about a young woman’s quarter-life crisis.

# award - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Irish teen sensation in the running for European badminton young player of the year

Feb 9th 2017, 1:57 PM 4,788 Views 2 Comments

Nhat Nguyen and four others have been recognised by the sport’s governing body.

# award - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
# Payout
# Payout

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,457 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

# award - Monday 12 December, 2016

Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts
# Peacekeepers
# Peacekeepers

Defence Forces honoured with award for humanitarian and peacekeeping efforts

Dec 12th 2016, 10:23 AM 6,343 Views 30 Comments

The Irish force has been involved in the rescue of thousands of migrants.

# award - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Karen Buckley's father collects posthumous Masters degree from Glasgow university
# Fitting Tribute
# Fitting Tribute

Karen Buckley's father collects posthumous Masters degree from Glasgow university

Nov 23rd 2016, 8:41 AM 28,825 Views 5 Comments

The 24-year-old Cork student was murdered in April 2015,

# award - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages
# Circuit Court
# Circuit Court

Girl who fell out of "faulty" window awarded €46,000 damages

Oct 4th 2016, 3:28 PM 23,101 Views 33 Comments

She is thought to have fallen out of the window when she was chasing a ball.

# award - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award?
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

Do you agree with The Sunday Game's All-Ireland SFC final man-of-the-match award?

Sep 18th 2016, 10:50 PM 51,857 Views 34 Comments

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?
# STANDOUT
From The42
# STANDOUT

Who deserves the man-of-the-match award from today's All-Ireland final?

Sep 18th 2016, 6:46 PM 17,481 Views 37 Comments

Fans were treated to an enthralling game at Croke Park today.

# award - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Terry Wogan to receive posthumous Irish diaspora award

Sep 17th 2016, 12:51 PM 10,000 Views 33 Comments

“He always reflected all that is good about Ireland and the Irish community in Britain.”

# award - Monday 5 September, 2016

Titanic Belfast beats Eiffel Tower to be named Europe’s leading visitor attraction
# World Travel Awards
# World Travel Awards

Titanic Belfast beats Eiffel Tower to be named Europe’s leading visitor attraction

Sep 5th 2016, 2:05 PM 15,549 Views 37 Comments

The attraction saw off competition from the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, Buckingham Palace in London and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

# award - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award
# Winner
From The42
# Winner

Ireland's Max Deegan wins U20 Player of the Tournament award

Jun 25th 2016, 11:24 PM 12,536 Views 18 Comments

The Lansdowne number eight scored another try in the final defeat to England.

# award - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Open thread: Tell us your favourite book this year and you could win 10 books
# Competition
# Competition

Open thread: Tell us your favourite book this year and you could win 10 books

May 8th 2016, 9:15 AM 12,334 Views 68 Comments

The books are all on the shortlist for the International Dublin Literary Award.

# award - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Gilroy, Healy and Heaslip's efforts up for 2016 Try of the Year award
# Razzle Dazzle
From The42
# Razzle Dazzle

Gilroy, Healy and Heaslip's efforts up for 2016 Try of the Year award

Apr 21st 2016, 12:44 PM 9,272 Views 16 Comments

These are the nominees for the prize at IRUPA’s awards ceremony next month.

# award - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Powerful Glasnevin Cemetery documentary scoops international film award
# One Million Dubliners
# One Million Dubliners

Powerful Glasnevin Cemetery documentary scoops international film award

Apr 20th 2016, 1:44 PM 15,938 Views 13 Comments

The New York Festivals World’s Best Awards were held in Las Vegas last night.

# award - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Interview where Stephen Fry tells Gay Byrne God is evil is up for an award
# The Meaning Of Life
# The Meaning Of Life

Interview where Stephen Fry tells Gay Byrne God is evil is up for an award

Mar 23rd 2016, 3:34 PM 37,753 Views 249 Comments

“How dare you create a world in which there is such misery that is not our fault. It’s not right. “

# award - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award
# Winners
# Winners

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award

Mar 8th 2016, 9:39 AM 7,995 Views 4 Comments

Lisa McInerney and Anne Enright have been named alongside Kate Atkinson and Elizabeth Strout.

# award - Friday 19 February, 2016

This hotel in Kilkenny has won an international luxury travel award
# Butler House
# Butler House

This hotel in Kilkenny has won an international luxury travel award

Feb 19th 2016, 8:23 AM 26,498 Views 9 Comments

Take a look around.

# award - Monday 25 January, 2016

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her

Jan 25th 2016, 6:05 AM 42,800 Views 91 Comments

The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.

# award - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Tesco ordered to pay former worker €41,000 after her dismissal for not paying for a fried breakfast
# Full Irish
# Full Irish

Tesco ordered to pay former worker €41,000 after her dismissal for not paying for a fried breakfast

Jan 2nd 2016, 10:17 AM 63,185 Views 182 Comments

The award was made by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.

# award - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

Eamon Gilmore named one of the Leading Global Thinkers of 2015

Dec 1st 2015, 9:27 PM 12,116 Views 98 Comments

That’s according to Foreign Policy magazine – and it’s thanks to his work on the marriage referendum.

# award - Sunday 18 October, 2015

One in 10 sackings in Ireland is down to bullying
# Poor Policies
# Poor Policies

One in 10 sackings in Ireland is down to bullying

Oct 18th 2015, 12:33 PM 23,354 Views 55 Comments

More than half of Irish companies do not have strong enough policies on bullying.

# award - Monday 21 September, 2015

Watch Viola Davis' moving speech after becoming the first black woman to win Best Actress Emmy
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Watch Viola Davis' moving speech after becoming the first black woman to win Best Actress Emmy

Sep 21st 2015, 11:00 AM 15,117 Views 39 Comments

“The only thing that separates women of colour from everyone else is opportunity.”

# award - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Barber awarded €6,500 after being inappropriately touched by her boss
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Barber awarded €6,500 after being inappropriately touched by her boss

Aug 27th 2015, 7:01 PM 32,244 Views 13 Comments

The man said the touching was natural.

# award - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Man awarded €28,000 compensation on grounds of discrimination at work
# Equality Tribunal
# Equality Tribunal

Man awarded €28,000 compensation on grounds of discrimination at work

Jul 18th 2015, 7:45 AM 19,695 Views 14 Comments

Mariusz Kozak was awarded €28,000 in compensation from his former employer Eirtech Aviation Ltd.

# award - Thursday 16 July, 2015

This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today
# Courage
# Courage

This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today

Jul 16th 2015, 10:00 PM 41,012 Views 403 Comments

At the ESPYs last night the 65-year-old spoke of stories of trans teenagers who had been bullied, beaten up, murdered or who had taken their own lives.

Everyone's been talking about Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional speech at last night’s ESPN awards
# Brave
From The42
# Brave

Everyone's been talking about Caitlyn Jenner’s emotional speech at last night’s ESPN awards

Jul 16th 2015, 1:44 PM 7,407 Views 12 Comments

“This transition has been harder on me than anything I could have imagined.”

# award - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe
# Mal Entendu
From The Daily Edge
# Mal Entendu

This violinist mistakenly accepting an award will make you full-body cringe

Jun 10th 2015, 8:14 AM 4,050 Views 2 Comments

The presenter actually said the name of another violinist. Nightmare.

# award - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Video: Limerick's Cian Lynch produced this brilliant bag of tricks against Clare
# Tekkers
From The42
# Tekkers

Video: Limerick's Cian Lynch produced this brilliant bag of tricks against Clare

May 27th 2015, 8:18 PM 5,870 Views 3 Comments

The teenager starred against Clare last Sunday.

# award - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Shane Long wins Southampton's goal of the season award after scoring this beauty
# Success
From The42
# Success

Shane Long wins Southampton's goal of the season award after scoring this beauty

May 21st 2015, 12:06 AM 8,397 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland international has had a somewhat difficult time adjusting to life at St Marys.