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The People of the Year Awards

The People of the Year Awards, organised by Rehab, provide a unique opportunity for the Irish public to honour those who have made a real difference to people's lives, whether as unsung heroes or household names.
Nominations for this year's People of the Year Awards have now closed. Tune in to RTÉ One on Saturday, 3rd December to find out about this year's winners.

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03 Dec
Award Ceremony
Rory O'Neill (Panti Bliss) Person of the Year '14

We don’t have an honours system in this country and the People Of the Year Awards fulfil that role.

Nominations have now closed

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Winners will be announced live on RTÉ One on Saturday, 3rd December

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Who are Ireland’s 2016 heroes? The countdown is on to Nominate Your People of the Year #PeopleOfTheYear

RTÉ’s Sinead Kennedy and Alanah Miley (11) and Johnny Harkin (10) lent a helping hand today to remind the nation that the clock is ticking towards the nomination deadline of Monday, 12th September for the People of the Year Awards 2016.

Aoibhin Garrihy

The Awards are such an inspirational event as they honour the achievements of so many amazing people

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