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#Award

# award - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

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

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

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

# award - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

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

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

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

# award - Thursday 9 January, 2014

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

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

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

# award - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

# award - Monday 9 December, 2013

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

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

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

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

Sexton and Briggs scoop player of the year gong

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?

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

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

# award - Saturday 2 November, 2013

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

The Burren receives European diploma for protected areas

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...

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

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

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

# award - Saturday 23 February, 2013

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

5 things you probably didn't know about Danny DeVito

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

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

Government awarded overall C grade in 2013 report card

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

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

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

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

# award - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

From The42 Britton shortlisted for top European award Shortlist

Britton shortlisted for top European award

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

From The42 Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year Award

Katie Taylor named Sportswoman of the Year

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

# award - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

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

Craig Breen wins top international accolade at Irish Motorsport Awards

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

# award - Monday 10 December, 2012

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

Rory McIlroy picks up the Golf Writers' Trophy for 2012

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 This post contains videos

Irish animation company wins BAFTA for children's show

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

# award - Monday 26 November, 2012

From The42 Patterson named November Player of the Month Award

Patterson named November Player of the Month

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

# award - Sunday 18 November, 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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

# award - Sunday 30 September, 2012

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Saoirse Ronan to be honoured at upcoming Kerry Film Festival

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

# award - Thursday 20 September, 2012

From The42 Quigley picks up Player of the Month award Accolade This post contains videos

Quigley picks up Player of the Month award

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

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

# award - Saturday 8 September, 2012

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

Paul McCartney receives France's highest honour

He even live-tweeted the whole thing…

# award - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

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

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

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

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