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# recognition - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Conway, Cooney, Lowe and Ringrose nominated for Irish Rugby Player of the Year

Linda Djougang, Edel McMahon and Cliodhna Moloney are nominated for the Women’s XVs Player of the Year award.

# recognition - Friday 21 August, 2020

Irish midfielder O'Shea earns place in A-League Team of the Season

The 32-year-old Dubliner has shown up well during his inaugural season down in Australia.

# recognition - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Ireland international in the running for League One Player of the Year award

After scoring 14 goals last season, Ronan Curtis is one of six players nominated for the PFA prize.

# recognition - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Irish football legends Paul McGrath and Anne O'Brien inducted into hall of fame Recognition This post contains videos

Irish football legends Paul McGrath and Anne O'Brien inducted into hall of fame

It is the second successive year that both a male and female football personality have been given the award.

# recognition - Monday 6 July, 2020

From Councillors ratify nomination of Dr Tony Holohan for the honorary freedom of the city of Dublin Recognition

Councillors ratify nomination of Dr Tony Holohan for the honorary freedom of the city of Dublin

The new Lord Mayor Hazel Chu proposed the award for Dr Holohan, who stepped aside from his role last week.

# recognition - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Italy international receives prestigious award for voluntary work in fight against Covid-19

‘This recognition fills me with pride,’ said Maxime Mbanda.

# recognition - Sunday 10 May, 2020

'The FA have a lot to answer for. It was very naive of them to say that women couldn't play football'

It’s 50 years since a seminal match took place between Dundalk Ladies and Manchester Corinthians.

# recognition - Friday 13 March, 2020

Hogan becomes first Irish winner of Championship Player of the Month award in three years

The striker was on form in February.

# recognition - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Jack Byrne scoops Player of the Month award for February

Jordan Flores finished second, having scored that stunning goal against Shamrock Rovers.

# recognition - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Liverpool stars up for African Player of the Year

Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez has also been nominated.

# recognition - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Shamrock Rovers defender earns first senior international call-up

Roberto Lopes is set to link up with Cape Verde.

# recognition - Monday 26 August, 2019

Koepka pips McIlroy for PGA Player of the Year prize

The award goes to the player with the best scoring average across the year.

# recognition - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Virgil van Dijk included on three-man shortlist for Uefa Player of the Year

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo also make the cut.

# recognition - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Messi, Ronaldo and five Liverpool players nominated for Champions League awards

Mo Salah is not among the Reds’ players recognised.

# recognition - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Socceroos call-up for Aussie-born midfielder whose parents hail from Dublin

Brandon O’Neill registered on Ireland’s radar during Martin O’Neill’s tenure as national team manager.

# recognition - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Guardiola and Klopp among 4 nominees for Premier League Manager of the Season

Manchester City and Liverpool’s stunning seasons have also been reflected in the shortlists for the Premier League’s player awards.

# recognition - Monday 6 May, 2019

Crowley makes history as Benetton coach lands Pro14 award

The Kiwi was voted as the Pro14′s coach of the season at the annual awards ceremony in Dublin last night.

# recognition - Monday 29 April, 2019

Team-mates vote James Ryan as Leinster's Player of the Year

Sean Cronin won the fans’ award, while Max Deegan was voted the club’s best young player of the season.

# recognition - Monday 8 April, 2019

Ireland striker Collins pips McGeady to League One Player of the Season award

The 28-year-old’s goals have helped Luton Town to close in on a return to the Championship.

# recognition - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Randolph and McGeady among 4 Irish players recognised for their outstanding displays this season

James Collins and Jay O’Shea have also been honoured.

# recognition - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Jack Byrne drafted into Ireland squad for qualifiers against Gibraltar and Georgia

The Shamrock Rovers midfielder replaces the injured Callum O’Dowda.

# recognition - Monday 11 March, 2019

Legendary goalkeeper Emma Byrne to become first woman inducted into FAI Hall of Fame

Byrne won 134 senior caps for Ireland during her career.

# recognition - Monday 7 January, 2019

From 3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations Recognition

3,500 medals ordered for firefighters 'forgotten' in 1916 commemorations

The medals – to commemorate 1916 to 2016 – will be distributed to 27 local authority locations around the country.

# recognition - Saturday 24 November, 2018

'Hopefully I'm not too far off': Connacht's Farrell on training with Ireland

The centre was in Carton House last week before heading to South Africa with the western province for tomorrow’s Pro14 clash against the Kings.

# recognition - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Stephen Kenny heads list of nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year award

Tim Clancy, Ollie Horgan and Collie O’Neill are the nominees for the award in the First Division.

# recognition - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Zlatan, Rooney among MLS Most Valuable Player finalists

The Swedish star scored 22 goals and added 10 assists — only the fourth 20-and-10 season in MLS history.

# recognition - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

UCD and Shelbourne strongly represented in PFAI First Division Team of the Year

Georgie Kelly, Gary O’Neill and Dylan McGlade have been nominated for Player of the Year.

# recognition - Monday 8 October, 2018

Here are the 30 male and 15 female nominees for the Ballon d'Or

Luka Modric remains on track for a second major award, while a host of star names also make the shortlist.

# recognition - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Here are the 11 nominees for Fifa Coach of the Year

Gareth Southgate, Pep Guardiola and Zinedine Zidane have been included on the shortlist.

# recognition - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Ronda Rousey to be the first woman inducted into UFC's Hall of Fame

The former bantamweight champion was the first female fighter to win a bout in MMA’s largest organisation.

# recognition - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Three goals and three assists sees Dundalk winger Duffy named Player of the Month

The 23-year-old has been in flying form for the Lilywhites recently.

# recognition - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Mo Salah wins PFA Player of the year award

The Liverpool star overcame strong competition from Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne.

# recognition - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Shane Duffy named Ireland's Player of the Year and all the winners from tonight's FAI Awards

The Brighton defender put in some strong defensive displays in 2017.

# recognition - Friday 12 January, 2018

More success for double-winners as Cork City duo scoop SWAI gongs

Manager John Caulfield was named SWAI Personality of the Year while Mark McNulty won the Goalkeeper of the Year award.

# recognition - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

The man behind Ireland's success has been shortlisted for World Rowing Coach of the Year

Ireland coach Dominic Casey has overseen another great year.

# recognition - Sunday 25 June, 2017

Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame Recognition This post contains videos

Dessie Dolan inducted into Leinster GAA Hall of Fame

The Garrycastleman enjoyed a 16-year career with Westmeath.

# recognition - Monday 19 June, 2017

From Republic of Ireland player and model granted legal recognition of humanist wedding Belfast

Republic of Ireland player and model granted legal recognition of humanist wedding

The couple are due to get married on Thursday.

From Scholarships to be given to people in Direct Provision as UL becomes a University of Sanctuary Recognition

Scholarships to be given to people in Direct Provision as UL becomes a University of Sanctuary

Seventeen academic scholarships will be made available to applicants aged over 22 and living in direct provision.

# recognition - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Cork City unsung hero scoops Player of the Month for April after their stunning start

Louth native Conor McCormack has been immense in defensive midfield for the Premier Division leaders.

# recognition - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Ireland's Jonny Hayes nominated for Scottish Premiership Player of the Year with Celtic trio

The Dubliner has been named on the shortlist alongside Scott Sinclair, Moussa Dembele and Stuart Armstrong.

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