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# accolade - Monday 29 April, 2019

Irish defender lands Celtic's 2018/19 Player of the Year award

Dubliner Keeva Keenan was rewarded for her excellent form last night.

# accolade - Monday 10 December, 2018

After triumphing at the William Hill, 'The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee' claims Irish book prize

It tells the story of the Belfast-born star’s turbulent upbringing and rise to the top of Irish boxing,

# accolade - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

The man left out of Argentina's 2018 World Cup squad wins Serie A footballer of year award

Mauro Icardi is the first player outside Juventus to win the award since Zlatan Ibrahimovic with AC Milan in 2011.

# accolade - Monday 24 September, 2018

Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world's best

Fifa’s player of the year is announced later today.

# accolade - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Dundalk striker's stellar form sees him land LOI Player of the Month award

Patrick Hoban impressed throughout June for the league leaders.

# accolade - Monday 9 July, 2018

Do you agree with man-of-the-match winner from yesterday's Leinster final? Star Man This post contains a poll

Do you agree with man-of-the-match winner from yesterday's Leinster final?

Cathal Mannion scooped The Sunday Game’s accolade after hitting 0-6 from play.

# accolade - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

James Harden beats LeBron to scoop first career NBA MVP award

The Houston Rockets ace was named NBA MVP ahead of LeBron James and Anthony Davis.

# accolade - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year Cora The Explorer This post contains videos

Cora Staunton caps impressive few months in Oz with Giants' Goal of the Year

Her effort against the Western Bulldogs earned her the accolade.

# accolade - Monday 13 November, 2017

Beauden Barrett and Owen Farrell among 5 nominees for World Rugby player of the year

The New Zealand fly-half, given the award in 2016, is looking to emulate flanker McCaw’s feat of 2009 and 2010.

# accolade - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Irish golfer Maguire named the world's best amateur for third consecutive year

The Cavan woman has again won the Mark H McCormack Medal.

# accolade - Monday 12 June, 2017

Are these the 10 most valuable players in football?

25-year-old Brazilian Neymar tops the list, which factors in age, contract, position and club status among other variables.

# accolade - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Ander Herrera wins Man United Player of the Year

The midfielder topped the closest poll in club history to beat out Antonio Valencia and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

# accolade - Monday 8 May, 2017

Chelsea's Kante named Football Writers' Player of the Year

He beat off competition from team-mate Eden Hazard and Tottenham’s Dele Alli.

# accolade - Monday 24 April, 2017

Chelsea's French dynamo Kante named player of year

The former Leicester City midfielder has been in sensational form since moving to London.

# accolade - Thursday 23 February, 2017

Ireland hockey captain David Harte wins world Goalkeeper of the Year

It’s the second consecutive award for the Corkman.

# accolade - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny named SWAI Personality of the Year

Meanwhile, Cork City’s Mark McNulty won Goalkeeper of the Year.

# accolade - Sunday 8 January, 2017

McIlroy's stunning approach at the Irish Open named Shot of the Year Accolade This post contains videos

# accolade - Friday 6 January, 2017

Chris Hughton rewarded with monthly gong for steering Brighton to the top of the Championship

The Irish manager has masterminded the Seagulls’ flight to the top of England’s second tier.

# accolade - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Billy Walsh named world coach of the year after guiding US to Olympic glory

The Team USA coach helped the country win three medals at the Olympics.

# accolade - Sunday 18 December, 2016

O'Donovan brothers and Stephen Kenny honoured at RTÉ Sports Awards Accolade This post contains videos

O'Donovan brothers and Stephen Kenny honoured at RTÉ Sports Awards

They were named Team of the Year and Manager of the Year respectively.

# accolade - Monday 24 October, 2016

Portuguese sensation Renato Sanches beats Rashford to European Golden Boy award

The Bayern Munich midfielder has been recognised as the continent’s best player aged 21 or under.

# accolade - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Former League of Ireland favourite Foran wins manager of the month in Scotland

The Highlanders have now gone five games unbeaten and earned draws with Celtic and Aberdeen.

# accolade - Monday 2 May, 2016

Leicester's Jamie Vardy named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year

Another award to add to the collection for Leicester.

# accolade - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Disappointment for Irish winger as Griffiths named Scottish player of the year

Meanwhile, Rangers captain Lee Wallace was named as the Championship player of the year.

# accolade - Monday 18 April, 2016

Ireland's Alan Judge makes Football League Team of the Season

Burnley’s Joey Barton and Andre Gray were also among the in-form players recognised.

# accolade - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Alan Judge's remarkable form recognised with Championship Player of the Year nomination

The Irish midfielder, who is recovering from a broken leg, makes up the three-man shortlist with Andre Gray and Ross McCormack.

# accolade - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Richie McCaw bypasses knighthood as he's awarded New Zealand's highest honour

Keven Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Ma’a Nonu and Conrad Smith also received awards.

# accolade - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

UCD teenager named League of Ireland player of the month

Shamrock Rovers’ Brandon Miele and Cork City’s Mark O’Sullivan came second and third respectively.

# accolade - Monday 13 July, 2015

One of the League of Ireland's brightest prospects named player of the month

Shamrock Rovers duo Brandon Miele and Kieran Marty Waters were second and third respectively.

# accolade - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

The son of a Kerry GAA legend has just been named Gillingham's Player of the Season

The 22-year-old moved to the League One side after being released by Sunderland in 2014.

# accolade - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

7 Irish players make The Guardian's European best XV of the past 20 years

Munster’s Paul O’Connell is among the legends to make the cut for the fantasy team.

# accolade - Sunday 19 April, 2015

Ireland's Wes Hoolahan has been named in the Football League Team of the Decade

Daryl Murphy missed out on Championship Player of the Year, however.

# accolade - Friday 10 April, 2015

Robbie Keane is one of the world's 'most important' footballers

The Ireland striker is named alongside the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and erm, Bradley Wright-Phillips.

# accolade - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Madigan scoops Player of the Year at Leinster awards ball

The talented outhalf was chosen by his fellow team-mates and named last night.

# accolade - Sunday 23 December, 2012

You guessed it... Taylor scoops RTÉ Sports Person of the Year

The Olympic gold medal-winning boxer capped an outstanding 2012 by receiving the award tonight.

# accolade - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Just rewards: Rob Heffernan named Athlete of the Year

The athlete has been recognised for his standout performance at the Olympics.

# accolade - Thursday 20 September, 2012

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.

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Aung San Suu Kyi awarded with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour

Burmese democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi has been presented with the US Congress’ highest civilian honour – which she was awarded while under house arrest in 2008.