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# Award

All time
# Apache
Prince Harry may return to Afghanistan as front line pilot
Captain Wales became a fully-qualified Apache Attack helicopter pilot yesterday.
# Basque
Bertie Ahern collects peace award in the Basque Country
The former Taoiseach picked up the award for his work in brokering ETA’s permanent ceasefire.
# Award
Donald wins PGA Tour player of the year in 'a landslide'
World No 1 admits it’s time to win a major as latest award caps superb year for the Englishman.
# Facepalm
Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad
How bad can sex writing be? Pretty bad, judging by this year’s entries to the Bad Sex in Fiction Award.
# Award
Enke biography wins William Hill Sports Book prize
Ronald Reng’s ‘A Life Too Short’ has won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award 2011.
# dominic west
In pictures: Dominic West at Trinity College Dublin
The TCD graduate and star of the ‘The Wire’ spoke at the University Philosophical Society tonight.
# Not you again
The world's greatest? Barca stars dominate Ballon d'Or 'shortlist'
Reigning world player of the year Lionel Messi is one of eight Barcelona players nominated for the 2011 FIFA Ballon d’Or.
# Science
Science students pick up prize for fuel project
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.
# U2
U2 are the 'best act of the past 25 years'
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.
# Oscars
Ireland puts forward entry for Best Foreign Film at Oscars
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.
# Award
Edna O’Brien wins prestigious short story award
The renowned author was named the recipient of the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award for her collection, Saints and Sinners.
# Award
Irish documentary The Pipe receives top European award
The film tells the story of the small community of Rossport, Co Mayo – some of whom have taken on the might of Shell Oil and the Irish authorities.
Pulitzer Prize winners for 2011 unveiled
Names of this year’s award-winning journalists, photographers and writers has been released and includes, for the first time ever, recognition for work not produced in print.
Three Irish authors in running for prestigious IMPAC prize
This year has seen the most ever Irish writers make the shortlist for the €100,000 prize, which sees authors nominated by public libraries world-wide.
# Award
Donkey awarded for saving sheep's life
Dotty came to a sheep’s aid after he was attacked by a frenzied dog.
# Award
Choice Music Prize winners to donate their €10,000 award to charity
The generous Two Door Cinema Club were up against nine other nominees for the prestigious music award, which was announced last night in Vicar St, Dublin.
# Nobels
Record number of Nobel Peace Prize nominees this year
Awards committee today begins the secretive process of whittling 241 nominations down to one winner before October.
# Award
Colm Tóibín to be awarded Irish Pen award
Tóibín has been awarded the prize for his “outstanding contribution to Irish literature”.