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# award - Monday 18 February, 2013

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card
# Children's Rights
# Children's Rights

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card

Feb 18th 2013, 7:15 AM 98,470 Views 11 Comments

The report card comes from the Children’s Rights Alliance, which put the Department of Social Protection at the bottom of the class due to child poverty.

# award - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Dentist who "raised the bar" caring for autistic patient wins top award
# Dentist
# Dentist

Dentist who "raised the bar" caring for autistic patient wins top award

Jan 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 14,620 Views 22 Comments

Dr Gillian Smith painstakingly treated Neal Dhondt for four months, which meant he did not have to have surgery.

# award - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment
# Winner
# Winner

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment

Jan 17th 2013, 3:01 PM 12,195 Views 57 Comments

UPMC Beacon Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland to provide the treatment.

# award - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

Ireland wins 'most popular destination' award at ceremony in China
# Tourism
# Tourism

Ireland wins 'most popular destination' award at ceremony in China

Jan 15th 2013, 12:20 PM 12,486 Views 31 Comments

This is the second time Ireland has scooped the award at the ceremony in Shangai.

# award - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Britton shortlisted for top European award
# Shortlist
From The42
# Shortlist

Britton shortlisted for top European award

Jan 9th 2013, 12:11 PM 708 Views 0 Comments

Wicklow’s Fionnuala Britton is among the 10 nominees for the December European Women’s Athlete of the Month award.

# award - Thursday 20 December, 2012

Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year
# Award
From The42
# Award

Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year

Dec 20th 2012, 3:55 PM 7,819 Views 23 Comments

Olympic gold medallist awarded for her ‘exceptional sporting achievements’ in 2012.

# award - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Craig Breen wins top international accolade at Irish Motorsport Awards
# Rally
From The42
# Rally

Craig Breen wins top international accolade at Irish Motorsport Awards

Dec 11th 2012, 5:24 PM 1,982 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, model Rachel Wallace was on the lookout for a new couch.

# award - Monday 10 December, 2012

Rory McIlroy picks up the Golf Writers' Trophy for 2012
# Award
From The42
# Award

Rory McIlroy picks up the Golf Writers' Trophy for 2012

Dec 10th 2012, 6:39 PM 594 Views 1 Comment

The 23-year-old beat his own Ryder Cup team into second place.

# award - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Irish animation company wins BAFTA for children's show
# Award
# Award

Irish animation company wins BAFTA for children's show

Nov 27th 2012, 7:30 AM 6,166 Views 9 Comments

The children’s show, Roy, tells the story of a cartoon boy who was born into the real world.

# award - Monday 26 November, 2012

Patterson named November Player of the Month
# Award
From The42
# Award

Patterson named November Player of the Month

Nov 26th 2012, 5:37 PM 1,315 Views 0 Comments

Rory Patterson won the monthly prize after his two goals clinched the FAI Cup for Derry City.

# award - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Shamrock Rovers signal title intent by signing Quigley and O'Connor
# Double Trouble
From The42
# Double Trouble

Shamrock Rovers signal title intent by signing Quigley and O'Connor

Nov 18th 2012, 12:39 PM 1,597 Views 0 Comments

New Hoops boss Trevor Croly has pulled off a transfer coup by snatching the PFAI Player of the Year from Sligo.

# award - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Oct 27th 2012, 11:00 AM 5,941 Views 13 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# award - Friday 26 October, 2012

Edmond Harty named as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year
# Award
# Award

Edmond Harty named as Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Oct 26th 2012, 9:09 AM 7,119 Views 10 Comments

The businessman’s company Dairymaster specialises in dairy farm equipment and employs 220 people internationally.

# award - Thursday 18 October, 2012

SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award
# Web Summit
# Web Summit

SmartThings beats major competition to take Web Summit startup award

Oct 18th 2012, 6:45 PM 5,428 Views 2 Comments

A major coup for the company, the award comes with a €100,000 prize.

# award - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Open thread: who was your All-Ireland hurling final replay man-of-the-match?
# Top Cats
From The42
# Top Cats

Open thread: who was your All-Ireland hurling final replay man-of-the-match?

Sep 30th 2012, 5:06 PM 2,427 Views 5 Comments

Kilkenny sealed their 35th All-Ireland SHC win today with a ruthless rout of Leinster kingpins Galway ,

# award - Friday 28 September, 2012

Irish winners of Michelin Stars revealed
# Michelin Star
# Michelin Star

Irish winners of Michelin Stars revealed

Sep 28th 2012, 11:26 AM 21,362 Views 39 Comments

The selection includes two new restaurants: Galway’s Aniar and Dublin’s Locks Brasserie.

# award - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Saoirse Ronan to be honoured at upcoming Kerry Film Festival
# Award
# Award

Saoirse Ronan to be honoured at upcoming Kerry Film Festival

Sep 25th 2012, 11:00 AM 3,785 Views 1 Comment

The 18-year-old actress is set to receive the Maureen O’Hara Award.

# award - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Quigley picks up Player of the Month award
# Accolade
From The42
# Accolade

Quigley picks up Player of the Month award

Sep 20th 2012, 3:40 PM 513 Views 0 Comments

The Bit O’Red striker has scored 12 goals to help their title challenge this season.

# award - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

Will Self and Hilary Mantel make Booker prize shortlist
# Get Reading
# Get Reading

Will Self and Hilary Mantel make Booker prize shortlist

Sep 11th 2012, 12:30 PM 3,845 Views 6 Comments

The shortlist contains more new writers and debut novels than in previous years. Have you read any of them?

# award - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Paul McCartney receives France's highest honour
# Macca
From The Daily Edge
# Macca

Paul McCartney receives France's highest honour

Sep 8th 2012, 6:43 PM 5,335 Views 25 Comments

He even live-tweeted the whole thing…

# award - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

"Back home it's called being weird": Rubberbandits win award at Edinburgh Fringe
# Winners
From The Daily Edge
# Winners

"Back home it's called being weird": Rubberbandits win award at Edinburgh Fringe

Aug 28th 2012, 10:01 AM 7,144 Views 15 Comments

Sonya Kelly and Fishamble also celebrated their win at the Scottish festival this week.

# award - Monday 27 August, 2012

John Galliano stripped of France's highest honour over racism conviction
# Légion D’Honneur
# Légion D’Honneur

John Galliano stripped of France's highest honour over racism conviction

Aug 27th 2012, 9:38 AM 5,378 Views 8 Comments

Francois Hollande has stripped Galliano of the Légion d’Honneur after he was filmed directing racist abuse towards two strangers last year.

# award - Monday 25 June, 2012

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?
# Advertising
# Advertising

VIDEO: Is this the best ad in the world?

Jun 25th 2012, 11:19 AM 9,129 Views 22 Comments

Ad campaign for fast food company has scored a Grand Prix award in Cannes.

# award - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Irish priest receives award from Emperor of Japan
# South Africa
# South Africa

Irish priest receives award from Emperor of Japan

Jun 19th 2012, 8:30 PM 5,936 Views 16 Comments

Fr Stan Brennan has founded several projects over the years dealing with issues such as education, drug and alcohol abuse, child care and domestic abuse.

# award - Monday 28 May, 2012

Mrs Brown's Boys wins BAFTA for best sitcom
# BAFTAs
# BAFTAs

Mrs Brown's Boys wins BAFTA for best sitcom

May 28th 2012, 10:01 AM 4,499 Views 28 Comments

The Brendan O’Carroll show was one of a number of Irish winners at the Television BAFTAs last night, including Andrew Scott for his role in Sherlock, and Graham Norton.

# award - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Not the worst week: James McClean takes Sunderland award
# Star Man
From The42
# Star Man

Not the worst week: James McClean takes Sunderland award

May 10th 2012, 1:10 PM 347 Views 0 Comments

The Creggan native has been named as the Black Cats’ young player of the year.

# award - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Van Persie claims Football Writers' award ahead of Rooney and Scholes
# Gong
From The42
# Gong

Van Persie claims Football Writers' award ahead of Rooney and Scholes

Apr 24th 2012, 11:35 AM 302 Views 2 Comments

Arsenal’s Dutch striker has added the FWA prize to the PFA award he won on Sunday night.

# award - Thursday 19 April, 2012

Irish emergency controller wins EU award over Greenland rescue (Video)
# Rescue
# Rescue

Irish emergency controller wins EU award over Greenland rescue (Video)

Apr 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,621 Views 21 Comments

Will Carolan was awarded Outstanding Call-Taker for his part in the successful rescue of an injured Irishman stranded in Greenland.

# award - Wednesday 21 March, 2012

Top man: Lydiate takes home Six Nations player award
# Top Honour
From The42
# Top Honour

Top man: Lydiate takes home Six Nations player award

Mar 21st 2012, 11:01 AM 441 Views 4 Comments

Ireland’s Jonny Sexton was runner-up in the voting for the 2012 Six Nations Player of the Championship.

# award - Friday 10 February, 2012

'Probably the best day of my career': Irish photographer wins at World Press Photo awards
# Award
From The42
# Award

'Probably the best day of my career': Irish photographer wins at World Press Photo awards

Feb 10th 2012, 5:06 PM 18,405 Views 17 Comments

Ray McManus on his photo ‘Scrum Half’, which won second prize sports singles at World Press Photo 2012 today.

# award - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
# Apache
# Apache

Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot

Feb 9th 2012, 8:36 AM 2,607 Views 45 Comments

Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.

# award - Monday 30 January, 2012

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
# Basque
# Basque

Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country

Jan 30th 2012, 1:00 PM 3,898 Views 61 Comments

The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.

# award - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Donald wins PGA Tour player of the year in 'a landslide'
# Award
From The42
# Award

Donald wins PGA Tour player of the year in 'a landslide'

Dec 14th 2011, 10:23 AM 173 Views 1 Comment

World No 1 admits it’s time to win a major as latest award caps superb year for the Englishman.

# award - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad

Dec 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 5,006 Views 6 Comments

How bad can sex writing be? Pretty bad, judging by this year’s entries to the Bad Sex in Fiction Award.

# award - Monday 28 November, 2011

Enke biography wins William Hill Sports Book prize
# Award
From The42
# Award

Enke biography wins William Hill Sports Book prize

Nov 28th 2011, 2:58 PM 630 Views 0 Comments

Ronald Reng’s ‘A Life Too Short’ has won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011.

# award - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin
# Dominic West
# Dominic West

In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin

Nov 22nd 2011, 10:27 PM 8,550 Views 7 Comments

The TCD graduate and star of the ‘The Wire’ spoke at the University Philosophical Society tonight.

# award - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

The world's greatest? Barca stars dominate Ballon d'Or 'shortlist'
# Not You Again
From The42
# Not You Again

The world's greatest? Barca stars dominate Ballon d'Or 'shortlist'

Nov 1st 2011, 10:11 AM 599 Views 3 Comments

Reigning world player of the year Lionel Messi is one of eight Barcelona players nominated for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or.

# award - Monday 31 October, 2011

Science students pick up prize for fuel project
# Science
# Science

Science students pick up prize for fuel project

Oct 31st 2011, 7:15 PM 906 Views 13 Comments

Two third year students from Co Waterford won the top prize at SciFest@Intel 2011 for their project, which converts plastic into the fuel source crude oil.

# award - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

U2 are the 'best act of the past 25 years'
# U2
From The Daily Edge
# U2

U2 are the 'best act of the past 25 years'

Oct 25th 2011, 3:21 PM 517 Views 18 Comments

U2 were awarded the accolade at the Q Magazine music awards last night – but who else were the big winners? Plus – three great U2 videos.

# award - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Ireland puts forward entry for Best Foreign Film at Oscars
# Oscars
# Oscars

Ireland puts forward entry for Best Foreign Film at Oscars

Sep 21st 2011, 2:45 PM 1,148 Views 1 Comment

Juanita Wilson’s As If I Am Not There swept the boards at this year’s IFTAs – and now has the Academy Awards in its sights.