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The winner takes it all: Lotto jackpot prize will be scooped tonight in 'must be won' draw
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The winner takes it all: Lotto jackpot prize will be scooped tonight in 'must be won' draw

Jan 15th 2022, 7:59 AM 27,256 Views 40 Comments

Tonight’s draw guarantees that the jackpot will see its first winner since June.

Tanzanian novelist and former refugee wins Nobel Prize for Literature for works on colonialism
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# Abdulrazak Gurnah

Tanzanian novelist and former refugee wins Nobel Prize for Literature for works on colonialism

Updated Oct 7th 2021, 12:32 PM 10,697 Views 9 Comments

Abdulrazak Gurnah was forced to leave his home country of Tanzania as an 18-year-old

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

Mar 25th 2021, 7:31 AM 13,109 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 29th 2020, 3:46 PM 8,056 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2020, 2:35 PM 17,150 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Dec 5th 2019, 4:32 PM 5,784 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:31 PM 50,907 Views 61 Comments

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

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

Feb 20th 2019, 5:53 PM 57,650 Views 37 Comments

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

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

May 23rd 2018, 2:45 PM 27,309 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.”

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

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

Apr 5th 2018, 8:02 AM 12,082 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 11th 2018, 6:30 AM 23,623 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 26th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,540 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Oct 15th 2017, 10:00 AM 47,092 Views 45 Comments

Which is your favourite?

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

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

Nov 7th 2016, 3:15 PM 23,163 Views 11 Comments

The ticket was bought in Dunmore.

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

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

Aug 30th 2016, 4:35 PM 31,072 Views 20 Comments

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

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

The National Lottery have paid out THAT €8.2 million prize

Jun 3rd 2016, 5:58 PM 56,481 Views 65 Comments

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

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

Nov 8th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,311 Views 26 Comments

You still have a chance to enter.

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

Oct 20th 2014, 7:44 PM 17,727 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,247 Views 13 Comments

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

Rodgers beats Pulis to Manager of the Year award
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Rodgers beats Pulis to Manager of the Year award

May 13th 2014, 9:09 AM 4,641 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 12th 2014, 8:58 AM 6,177 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Mar 11th 2014, 1:19 PM 3,052 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2014, 11:23 AM 32,799 Views 40 Comments

Jealous.

Halfpenny wins world player of the year award in France
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Halfpenny wins world player of the year award in France

Nov 5th 2013, 11:15 AM 4,844 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2013, 9:06 PM 26,373 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Oct 7th 2013, 2:23 PM 5,048 Views 13 Comments

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

Radical science guide to Dublin wins €10,000 prize
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# Uniquely Dublin

Radical science guide to Dublin wins €10,000 prize

Apr 26th 2013, 1:12 PM 7,970 Views 25 Comments

Includes a mention of the Office of Public Erections.

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

Apr 9th 2013, 8:36 AM 4,578 Views 4 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 16,519 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.

Time almost up for UK EuroMillions winner to claim prize
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Time almost up for UK EuroMillions winner to claim prize

Dec 4th 2012, 12:51 PM 8,723 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.

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

Nov 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,256 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).

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

Oct 16th 2012, 10:19 PM 7,092 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,790 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.

Will Self and Hilary Mantel make Booker prize shortlist
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Will Self and Hilary Mantel make Booker prize shortlist

Sep 11th 2012, 12:30 PM 3,855 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
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Business journalist awards call for entries

Sep 11th 2012, 10:20 AM 2,202 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,087 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 9th 2012, 6:30 PM 3,511 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.

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

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

Apr 20th 2012, 4:01 PM 780 Views 0 Comments

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

Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad
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# Facepalm

Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad

Dec 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 5,011 Views 6 Comments

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

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize
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Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:32 AM 429 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.

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