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#Award

# award - Sunday 8 May, 2016

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.

# award - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 Gilroy, Healy and Heaslip's efforts up for 2016 Try of the Year award Razzle Dazzle This post contains a poll

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.

# award - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Powerful Glasnevin Cemetery documentary scoops international film award

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 This post contains videos

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. “

# award - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award

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 This post contains images

# award - Monday 25 January, 2016

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.

# award - Saturday 2 January, 2016

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.

# 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

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

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

“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

The man said the touching was natural.

# award - Saturday 18 July, 2015

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

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 This post contains videos

This emotional Caitlyn Jenner speech has had everyone talking today

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.

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

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

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

# award - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

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

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

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

# award - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

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

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

The teenager starred against Clare last Sunday.

# award - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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

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

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

# award - Friday 15 May, 2015

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

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

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

# award - Sunday 1 February, 2015

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

Irish actor Jack Reynor wins top prize at Sundance Film Festival

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

# award - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

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

Are these the 10 best Irish songs of 2014?

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

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

The award is France’s highest military honour.

# award - Saturday 22 November, 2014

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

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

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

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

# award - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

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

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

# award - Thursday 30 October, 2014

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

15 of the best hurlers never to win an Allstar award

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

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

# award - Monday 20 October, 2014

Arts Council announce nominees for new Irish fiction laureate award

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

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

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

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 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 This post contains images

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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