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#Award

# 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”.

# 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.