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# Prize
Five Irish players nominated for European Rugby Player of Year
Caelan Doris, Jimmy O’Brien, Josh van der Flier, Michael Lowry and Jack O’Donoghue have made the longlist.
# jackpot
The winner takes it all: Lotto jackpot prize will be scooped tonight in 'must be won' draw
Tonight’s draw guarantees that the jackpot will see its first winner since June.
All time
# Abdulrazak Gurnah
Tanzanian novelist and former refugee wins Nobel Prize for Literature for works on colonialism
Abdulrazak Gurnah was forced to leave his home country of Tanzania as an 18-year-old
# Prize
One Irish author makes shortlist for €100k Dublin Literary Award
Six books are on this year’s shortlist. Previous winners include Anna Burns for Milkman, and Mike McCormack for Solar Bones.
# Well read
Here are the 15 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize
David Walsh’s The Russian Affair is among the contenders for the big prize.
# National Lottery
Lotto winners forced to wait to collect major cheques due to Covid-19 restrictions
Winners are prevented from travelling to the National Lottery headquarters in Dublin due to lockdown measures.
# Prize
Duncan Hamilton wins prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year award for record third time
The Great Romantic, a biography of legendary sports writer Neville Cardus, scooped this year’s prize.
# Take a Bow
Lionel Messi beats Virgil van Dijk to Ballon d'Or prize
The Argentine superstar has won the prize for a record sixth time.
# winner
'We don’t want this to change our lives': Family syndicate from north Dublin overjoyed at Euromillions win
The €175.4 million Euromillions jackpot is the biggest winning prize in the history of the Irish National Lottery.
# Cork
Final plea as just one day left for EuroMillions winner to claim €1 million prize
“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.”
# dublin literary award
Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000
The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.
# The Liberties
Dublin City's Weaver Park nominated for a European urban park prize
The park, located in the heart of the Liberties, was opened in September last year.
# Contenders
Which of these 7 sports books deserves to win the prestigious William Hill prize?
Jonathan Eig’s book on Muhammad Ali is among this year’s stellar connection.
# National Gallery
These are the candidates for this year's Hennessy Portrait Prize
Which is your favourite?
# Check Your pockets
A Galway punter has just one day to claim a €250,000 prize
The ticket was bought in Dunmore.
# Daughter of the year
Father scoops €500,000 after daughter buys him a Lotto ticket
The delighted man, who is staying anonymous, was joined in Lotto HQ today as he collected his prize.
# shedding light
The National Lottery have paid out THAT €8.2 million prize
The winning ticket was bought at a shop in Sligo on 5 March.
# Impressive
One of these reader's beautiful photos will be used on the cover of National Geographic
You still have a chance to enter.
# one in a million
One millionth visitor to Cliffs of Moher wins €5k holiday
Rita Shaw from Florida is on holiday to Ireland with her husband.
# Inventions
Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.
# Gong
Rodgers beats Pulis to Manager of the Year award
The Liverpool boss picked up the top prize at the LMA’s annual dinner in London last night.
# Art Attack
National Gallery to give out new €20,000 portrait prize
The winner will get to have their work exhibited at the National Gallery.
# Prize
Nigeria on $100,000-a-man bonus to win World Cup
The total amount of win bonuses and allowances for the 32-day competition is $2.6 million.
# Jammy
One lucky person won the €8.3 million Lotto last night
Jealous.
# Prize
Halfpenny wins world player of the year award in France
The Lions and Wales fullback has been recognised for his excellent form over the last year.
# Winning
'It's surreal': Kildare family syndicate scoops €500k in EuroMillions
The family wanted to keep their names private, but bought their ticket in an Athy shop.
# winner
Nobel Prize for medicine awarded for cell transportation research
Discoveries by three researchers have unlocked insights into diseases ranging from diabetes to immune-system disorders
# Uniquely Dublin
Radical science guide to Dublin wins €10,000 prize
Includes a mention of the Office of Public Erections.
# IMPAC
Ireland's Kevin Barry up for €100k literary award
Other nominees include Michel Houellebecq, Haruki Murakami and Andrew Miller.
# bills to pay
RTÉ Sports Awards: shower of adverts rain on Katie Taylor's victory parade
The state broadcaster has released a full, uninterrupted version of the Olympian’s acceptance speech after she captured the sportsperson of the year prize.
# A LOTTO MONEY
Time almost up for UK EuroMillions winner to claim prize
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.
# EU
Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?
Well you can – if you enter a competition run by a number of European bodies (and you’re aged between 8 and 24).
# Winning
Hilary Mantel wins Booker Prize for second time
Hilary Mantel won the Booker Prize for her book Bring Up the Bodies, beating off competition from Will Self.
# Nobel Prize
French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.
# get reading
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?
# Media
Business journalist awards call for entries
UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School awards have €1,000 prize for each winner in six categories.
# Good News
Social entrepreneurs with big ideas shortlisted for €775k prize fund
Social Entrepreneurs Ireland (SEI) says it continues to help people with big ideas to change Ireland.
# Prize
Fancy yourself as an up-and-coming musician? RTE is looking for you...
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.
# Blue Magic
Mascot call for Leinster semi-final: Get on the phone to your niece or nephew!
The Blues are looking for a young fan to run out with the team in Bordeaux before their knock-out clash.
# Facepalm
Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad
How bad can sex writing be? Pretty bad, judging by this year’s entries to the Bad Sex in Fiction Award.