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# award - Friday 15 May, 2015

Denis O'Brien received a lifetime achievement award for contribution to tech industry
# Award
# Award

Denis O'Brien received a lifetime achievement award for contribution to tech industry

May 15th 2015, 5:00 PM 12,427 Views 0 Comments

The award recognises the “valuable contribution made by an individual to the growth of the technology industry”

# award - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Boy left paralysed after hospital treatment awarded €3.8 million
# Settlement
# Settlement

Boy left paralysed after hospital treatment awarded €3.8 million

Apr 21st 2015, 7:04 PM 12,520 Views 12 Comments

The interim payment will cover five years of care for Matthew McGrath.

# award - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival
# Sundance
From The Daily Edge
# Sundance

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival

Feb 1st 2015, 11:03 AM 18,468 Views 14 Comments

Reynor was honoured for his role in Glassland, a film by Irish director Gerard Barrett.

# award - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

Are these the 10 best Irish songs of 2014?
# Meteor Choice
From The Daily Edge
# Meteor Choice

Are these the 10 best Irish songs of 2014?

Jan 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 22,766 Views 38 Comments

The Meteor Choice Irish Song of the Year nominations are out.

93-year-old Irish veteran awarded Legion d'Honneur
# WWII
# WWII

93-year-old Irish veteran awarded Legion d'Honneur

Jan 27th 2015, 11:28 AM 8,997 Views 22 Comments

The award is France’s highest military honour.

# award - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Sexton misses out as Retallick named World Rugby Player of the Year
# Award
From The42
# Award

Sexton misses out as Retallick named World Rugby Player of the Year

Nov 22nd 2014, 8:23 PM 13,093 Views 20 Comments

The New Zealand second row becomes the fourth man from his country to win the trophy.

# award - Friday 14 November, 2014

I haven't had a full night's sleep since 1999. I'd do it again in a heartbeat --- Ireland's Carer of the Year
# Caring 24/7
# Caring 24/7

I haven't had a full night's sleep since 1999. I'd do it again in a heartbeat --- Ireland's Carer of the Year

Nov 14th 2014, 4:45 PM 24,596 Views 16 Comments

Mayo woman Eleanor Ryder has been looking after her husband 24/7 for the best part of two decades.

# award - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Trimble and Briggs pick up Player of the Year gongs at rugby writers' awards
# We'll Always Have Paris
From The42
# We'll Always Have Paris

Trimble and Briggs pick up Player of the Year gongs at rugby writers' awards

Nov 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 3,935 Views 1 Comment

Ireland Women were also recognised through awards handed to Philip Doyle and Fiona Coghlan.

# award - Thursday 30 October, 2014

15 of the best hurlers never to win an Allstar award From The42

15 of the best hurlers never to win an Allstar award

Oct 30th 2014, 5:14 PM 18,266 Views 35 Comments

Gerry McInerney and John O’Brien were among those unlucky who were unlucky to be overlooked.

# award - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland's 'poet of the people' honoured for a lifetime's great work
# Paul Durcan
# Paul Durcan

Ireland's 'poet of the people' honoured for a lifetime's great work

Oct 28th 2014, 1:56 PM 10,934 Views 6 Comments

‘Daddy, Daddy,’ I cried, ‘Pass out the moon,’

# award - Monday 20 October, 2014

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award
# Saints And Scholars
# Saints And Scholars

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award

Oct 20th 2014, 1:35 PM 5,091 Views 11 Comments

The winner will receive €150,000 over three years and is set to be announced in January next year.

# award - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Nine-year-old who's lobbying RTÉ to use sign language in Toy Show wins award
# Well Done
# Well Done

Nine-year-old who's lobbying RTÉ to use sign language in Toy Show wins award

Oct 18th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,594 Views 7 Comments

Quaid Cleland is on a mission to get the whole country using sign language so we can all communicate with one another.

# award - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards
# Winners
# Winners

Shannon Airport wins 'Airport of the Year' in European awards

Oct 1st 2014, 9:05 PM 13,879 Views 35 Comments

This is the first time an Irish airport has won this award and judges singled it out because of its success in ending five years of “seemingly interminable decline”.

# award - Saturday 27 September, 2014

Meet the award-winning Irish teens who could help solve world hunger
# Award
# Award

Meet the award-winning Irish teens who could help solve world hunger

Sep 27th 2014, 9:15 AM 12,807 Views 20 Comments

The trio scooped the grand prize at the recent Google Science Fair.

# award - Monday 14 July, 2014

One family a day is becoming homeless in Dublin
# Focus Ireland
# Focus Ireland

One family a day is becoming homeless in Dublin

Jul 14th 2014, 5:45 PM 11,798 Views 48 Comments

Focus Ireland said that there has been a “stark increase” in the number of families becoming homeless in the last 18 months.

# award - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Feeling hungry? This is what a meal in the best restaurant in the world is like
# Noma
# Noma

Feeling hungry? This is what a meal in the best restaurant in the world is like

Apr 29th 2014, 8:45 PM 34,147 Views 66 Comments

Noma has been voted the best restaurant in the world for the fourth time.

Chris Ashton and Jonny Wilkinson on shortlist for ERC Player of the Year
# Award
From The42
# Award

Chris Ashton and Jonny Wilkinson on shortlist for ERC Player of the Year

Apr 29th 2014, 6:22 PM 5,093 Views 19 Comments

Three Saracens players and two Toulon men have made the cut ahead of the Heineken Cup final.

# award - Monday 14 April, 2014

East West Interconnector named 'Engineering Project of the Year'
# Award
# Award

East West Interconnector named 'Engineering Project of the Year'

Apr 14th 2014, 11:03 PM 11,156 Views 6 Comments

EirGrid’s East West Interconnector has the capability to power over 1 million homes.

# award - Friday 28 February, 2014

Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin
# Front Line Defenders
# Front Line Defenders

Sean Penn to present human rights award in Dublin

Feb 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,511 Views 12 Comments

The Hollywood actor will be jetting into the capital next week.

# award - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work
# PHOBIA
# PHOBIA

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work

Feb 12th 2014, 9:35 AM 45,848 Views 57 Comments

Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.

# award - Monday 3 February, 2014

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Richard Haass to be awarded Tipperary Peace Award

Feb 3rd 2014, 2:22 PM 3,821 Views 4 Comments

The US diplomat will be recognised for his efforts in helping reconcile the North.

# award - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize
# No Secret
# No Secret

Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Jan 29th 2014, 11:02 PM 11,496 Views 69 Comments

A letter from the Norwegian minister who nominated him said that he he has contributed to revealing “the extreme level of surveillance by nations”.

# award - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Four Irishmen included on longlist for ERC European Player of the Year
# In The Mix
From The42
# In The Mix

Four Irishmen included on longlist for ERC European Player of the Year

Jan 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 26,962 Views 52 Comments

Two Munster men, two Leinster forwards and Ulster’s South African maestro have made the first cut.

# award - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Mayo All-Ireland drama helps inspire award winning Young Scientist gumshield entry
# Young Sci 2014
From The42
# Young Sci 2014

Mayo All-Ireland drama helps inspire award winning Young Scientist gumshield entry

Jan 14th 2014, 12:00 PM 14,120 Views 14 Comments

Three students at St Gerald’s College in Castlebar were awarded third place overall for their sports related entry.

# award - Thursday 9 January, 2014

And Yaya does it again: 3-in-a-row for Toure as he wins African Footballer of the Year
# Winning Ways
From The42
# Winning Ways

And Yaya does it again: 3-in-a-row for Toure as he wins African Footballer of the Year

Jan 9th 2014, 10:26 PM 3,508 Views 8 Comments

The Manchester City star beat John Obi Mikel and Didier Drogba to claim the award.

# award - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Miley Cyrus, Pope Francis or Snowden? TIME magazine to reveal Person of the Year
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Miley Cyrus, Pope Francis or Snowden? TIME magazine to reveal Person of the Year

Dec 11th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,680 Views 38 Comments

The competition is fierce.

# award - Monday 9 December, 2013

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance
# Everyone's A Critic
# Everyone's A Critic

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance

Dec 9th 2013, 3:45 PM 11,140 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Film Institute has set up an award scheme for potential movie critics in tribute to late programmer Pete Walsh.

# award - Friday 22 November, 2013

"Apple doesn't own beautiful and sexy" - Samsung lawyer reacts to €215 million award
# Phoney War
# Phoney War

"Apple doesn't own beautiful and sexy" - Samsung lawyer reacts to €215 million award

Nov 22nd 2013, 10:37 AM 19,490 Views 105 Comments

Apple was yesterday awarded an additional $290 million in damages by a jury after Samsung was found to have infringed on their patents.

# award - Monday 11 November, 2013

Sexton and Briggs scoop player of the year gong
# Award
From The42
# Award

Sexton and Briggs scoop player of the year gong

Nov 11th 2013, 8:00 PM 5,499 Views 2 Comments

The trophy-lifting goal-kickers are the toast of the Guinness Irish rugby writers tonight.

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?
# IMPAC DUBLIN AWARD
# IMPAC DUBLIN AWARD

Libraries worldwide nominate their favourite 2012 books - is yours in there?

Nov 11th 2013, 11:26 AM 9,801 Views 12 Comments

Three Irish books have been nominated for the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. What books would you nominate?

# award - Monday 4 November, 2013

BOD and Fr Peter McVerry to be awarded Freedom of the City of Dublin
# Dublin
# Dublin

BOD and Fr Peter McVerry to be awarded Freedom of the City of Dublin

Nov 4th 2013, 7:46 PM 11,366 Views 40 Comments

The two men now have the right to pasture sheep on common ground within the city boundaries.

# award - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Gaelic games writers honour Barney Rock as son Dean eyes county title
# Blue Bloods
From The42
# Blue Bloods

Gaelic games writers honour Barney Rock as son Dean eyes county title

Nov 2nd 2013, 4:51 PM 2,387 Views 2 Comments

The Dublin legend was inducted in the journalists’ Hall of Fame last night.

# award - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

Create-your-own-video-ad company wins start-up award

Oct 30th 2013, 5:45 PM 8,249 Views 2 Comments

Viddyad praised for originality and potential by judges at ESB Spark of Genius award during Web Summit.

# award - Friday 18 October, 2013

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health

Oct 18th 2013, 6:10 PM 8,713 Views 2 Comments

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is due to pick up a prize of US $1.2 million.

# award - Saturday 14 September, 2013

The Burren receives European diploma for protected areas
# Irish Beauty
# Irish Beauty

The Burren receives European diploma for protected areas

Sep 14th 2013, 1:22 PM 5,958 Views 22 Comments

The Burren has been honoured for its rich flora and fauna and its importance to cultural heritage.

# award - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Guess where Ireland's best kept village is...
# Competition
# Competition

Guess where Ireland's best kept village is...

Jul 2nd 2013, 2:15 PM 28,154 Views 38 Comments

Here’s a hint: It’s also the overall winner of Ireland’s Best Kept Town, announced earlier today.

# award - Thursday 23 May, 2013

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Groups awarded €1.5 million for "tireless" cross-border peace work

May 23rd 2013, 12:09 PM 3,320 Views 1 Comment

The Tánaiste said that Northern Ireland “is still a very divided society” but that the Good Friday Agreement “has opened up new possibilities”.

# award - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Ireland's Kevin Barry up for €100k literary award
# IMPAC
# IMPAC

Ireland's Kevin Barry up for €100k literary award

Apr 9th 2013, 8:36 AM 4,568 Views 4 Comments

Other nominees include Michel Houellebecq, Haruki Murakami and Andrew Miller.

# award - Saturday 23 February, 2013

5 things you probably didn't know about Danny DeVito
# OMG I LOVE YOUR WORK
From The Daily Edge
# OMG I LOVE YOUR WORK

5 things you probably didn't know about Danny DeVito

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:30 PM 18,316 Views 15 Comments

Danny DeVito received a lifetime achievement award in Dublin last night. Here’s what we learned about him.

# award - Monday 18 February, 2013

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children
# Report Card
# Report Card

Government gets an E grade for treatment of Traveller children

Feb 18th 2013, 4:45 PM 13,076 Views 62 Comments

The Children’s Rights Alliance’s annual Report Card notes that Traveller children are “almost universally worse” than their settled peers.