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# prize - Thursday 25 March, 2021

One Irish author makes shortlist for €100k Dublin Literary Award
# Prize
# Prize

One Irish author makes shortlist for €100k Dublin Literary Award

Mar 25th 2021, 7:31 AM 13,078 Views 0 Comments

Six books are on this year’s shortlist. Previous winners include Anna Burns for Milkman, and Mike McCormack for Solar Bones.

# prize - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Sep 29th 2020, 3:46 PM 7,989 Views 0 Comments

David Walsh’s The Russian Affair is among the contenders for the big prize.

# prize - Friday 24 April, 2020

Lotto winners forced to wait to collect major cheques due to Covid-19 restrictions
# National Lottery
# National Lottery

Lotto winners forced to wait to collect major cheques due to Covid-19 restrictions

Apr 24th 2020, 2:35 PM 17,045 Views 37 Comments

Winners are prevented from travelling to the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin due to lockdown measures.

# prize - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Duncan Hamilton wins prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year award for record third time
# Prize
From The42
# Prize

Duncan Hamilton wins prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year award for record third time

Dec 5th 2019, 4:32 PM 5,772 Views 1 Comment

The Great Romantic, a biography of legendary sports writer Neville Cardus, scooped this year’s prize.

# prize - Monday 2 December, 2019

Lionel Messi beats Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d'Or prize
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Lionel Messi beats Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d'Or prize

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:31 PM 50,865 Views 61 Comments

The Argentine superstar has won the prize for a record sixth time.

# prize - Wednesday 20 February, 2019

'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win
# Winner
# Winner

'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win

Feb 20th 2019, 5:53 PM 57,636 Views 37 Comments

The €175.4 million Euromillions jackpot is the biggest winning prize in the history of the Irish National Lottery.

# prize - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Final plea as just one day left for EuroMillions winner to claim €1 million prize
# Cork
# Cork

Final plea as just one day left for EuroMillions winner to claim €1 million prize

May 23rd 2018, 2:45 PM 27,305 Views 11 Comments

“Rummage in your handbags, wallets or purses, check on top of the fridge, the glove compartments of the car, coat pockets, wherever you keep your tickets.”

# prize - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000
# Dublin Literary Award
# Dublin Literary Award

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000

Apr 5th 2018, 8:02 AM 12,081 Views 7 Comments

The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.

# prize - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Dublin City's Weaver Park nominated for a European urban park prize
# The Liberties
# The Liberties

Dublin City's Weaver Park nominated for a European urban park prize

Feb 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 23,315 Views 12 Comments

The park, located in the heart of the Liberties, was opened in September last year.

# prize - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?
# Contenders
From The42
# Contenders

Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?

Nov 26th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,536 Views 1 Comment

Jonathan Eig’s book on Muhammad Ali is among this year’s stellar connection.

# prize - Sunday 15 October, 2017

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize
# National Gallery
# National Gallery

These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize

Oct 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 47,046 Views 45 Comments

Which is your favourite?

# prize - Monday 7 November, 2016

A Galway punter has just one day to claim a €250,000 prize
# Check Your Pockets
# Check Your Pockets

A Galway punter has just one day to claim a €250,000 prize

Nov 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 23,156 Views 11 Comments

The ticket was bought in Dunmore.

# prize - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Father scoops €500,000 after daughter buys him a Lotto ticket
# Daughter Of The Year
# Daughter Of The Year

Father scoops €500,000 after daughter buys him a Lotto ticket

Aug 30th 2016, 4:35 PM 31,066 Views 20 Comments

The delighted man, who is staying anonymous, was joined in Lotto HQ today as he collected his prize.

# prize - Friday 3 June, 2016

The National Lottery have paid out THAT €8.2 million prize
# Shedding Light
# Shedding Light

The National Lottery have paid out THAT €8.2 million prize

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:58 PM 56,442 Views 65 Comments

The winning ticket was bought at a shop in Sligo on 5 March.

# prize - Sunday 8 November, 2015

One of these reader's beautiful photos will be used on the cover of National Geographic
# Impressive
# Impressive

One of these reader's beautiful photos will be used on the cover of National Geographic

Nov 8th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,283 Views 27 Comments

You still have a chance to enter.

# prize - Monday 20 October, 2014

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday
# One In A Million
# One In A Million

One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday

Oct 20th 2014, 7:44 PM 17,719 Views 31 Comments

Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.

# prize - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
# Inventions
# Inventions

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp

Oct 7th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,239 Views 13 Comments

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

# prize - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Rodgers beats Pulis to Manager of the Year award
# Gong
From The42
# Gong

Rodgers beats Pulis to Manager of the Year award

May 13th 2014, 9:09 AM 4,636 Views 18 Comments

The Liverpool boss picked up the top prize at the LMA’s annual dinner in London last night.

# prize - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize
# Art Attack
# Art Attack

National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize

Mar 12th 2014, 8:58 AM 6,169 Views 6 Comments

The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.

# prize - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

Nigeria on $100,000-a-man bonus to win World Cup
# Prize
From The42
# Prize

Nigeria on $100,000-a-man bonus to win World Cup

Mar 11th 2014, 1:19 PM 3,050 Views 7 Comments

The total amount of win bonuses and allowances for the 32-day competition is $2.6 million.

# prize - Thursday 6 March, 2014

One lucky person won the €8.3 million Lotto last night
# Jammy
# Jammy

One lucky person won the €8.3 million Lotto last night

Mar 6th 2014, 11:23 AM 32,790 Views 40 Comments

Jealous.

# prize - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Halfpenny wins world player of the year award in France
# Prize
From The42
# Prize

Halfpenny wins world player of the year award in France

Nov 5th 2013, 11:15 AM 4,841 Views 11 Comments

The Lions and Wales fullback has been recognised for his excellent form over the last year.

# prize - Friday 1 November, 2013

'It's surreal': Kildare family syndicate scoops €500k in EuroMillions
# Winning
# Winning

'It's surreal': Kildare family syndicate scoops €500k in EuroMillions

Nov 1st 2013, 9:06 PM 26,365 Views 20 Comments

The family wanted to keep their names private, but bought their ticket in an Athy shop.

# prize - Monday 7 October, 2013

Nobel Prize for medicine awarded for cell transportation research
# Winner
# Winner

Nobel Prize for medicine awarded for cell transportation research

Oct 7th 2013, 2:23 PM 5,042 Views 13 Comments

Discoveries by three researchers have unlocked insights into diseases ranging from diabetes to immune-system disorders

# prize - Friday 26 April, 2013

Radical science guide to Dublin wins €10,000 prize
# Uniquely Dublin
From The Daily Edge
# Uniquely Dublin

Radical science guide to Dublin wins €10,000 prize

Apr 26th 2013, 1:12 PM 7,969 Views 25 Comments

Includes a mention of the Office of Public Erections.

# prize - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Ireland's Kevin Barry up for €100k literary award
# IMPAC
# IMPAC

Ireland's Kevin Barry up for €100k literary award

Apr 9th 2013, 8:36 AM 4,570 Views 4 Comments

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

# prize - Monday 24 December, 2012

RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade
# Bills To Pay
From The42
# Bills To Pay

RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade

Dec 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 16,485 Views 48 Comments

The state broadcaster has released a full, uninterrupted version of the Olympian’s acceptance speech after she captured the sportsperson of the year prize.

# prize - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Time almost up for UK EuroMillions winner to claim prize
# A LOTTO MONEY
# A LOTTO MONEY

Time almost up for UK EuroMillions winner to claim prize

Dec 4th 2012, 12:51 PM 8,713 Views 22 Comments

If you bought a £2 EuroMillions lotto ticket in Herfortshire, East England in June you have until 11pm tomorrow to claim your €79 million prize.

# prize - Monday 19 November, 2012

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?
# EU
# EU

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?

Nov 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,251 Views 15 Comments

Well you can – if you enter a competition run by a number of European bodies (and you’re aged between 8 and 24).

# prize - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time
# Winning
# Winning

Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time

Oct 16th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,083 Views 11 Comments

Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize for her book Bring Up the Bodies, beating off competition from Will Self.

# prize - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,783 Views 6 Comments

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# prize - 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?

Business journalist awards call for entries
# Media
# Media

Business journalist awards call for entries

Sep 11th 2012, 10:20 AM 2,200 Views 3 Comments

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School awards have €1,000 prize for each winner in six categories.

# prize - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas shortlisted for €775k prize fund
# Good News
# Good News

Social entrepreneurs with big ideas shortlisted for €775k prize fund

Jun 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,075 Views 7 Comments

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) says it continues to help people with big ideas to change Ireland.

# prize - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...
# Prize
From The Daily Edge
# Prize

Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...

Jun 9th 2012, 6:30 PM 3,508 Views 6 Comments

The second RAAP/RTE Breakthrough Bursary for emerging musicians will see €24,500 in prize money and guaranteed radio air play on RTE stations for the winners.

# prize - Friday 20 April, 2012

Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!
# Blue Magic
From The42
# Blue Magic

Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!

Apr 20th 2012, 4:01 PM 779 Views 0 Comments

The Blues are looking for a young fan to run out with the team in Bordeaux before their knock-out clash.

# prize - 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 5,007 Views 6 Comments

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

# prize - Monday 3 October, 2011

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:32 AM 423 Views 0 Comments

Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.

# prize - Thursday 9 June, 2011

Youngest ever winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction
# Literature
From The Daily Edge
# Literature

Youngest ever winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction

Jun 9th 2011, 12:53 PM 372 Views 1 Comment

Twenty-five-year-old Serbian-American Téa Obreht beat off competition from the favourite, Irish writer Emma Donoghue.