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Rob Kearney and Tom Arnold

The People of the Year Awards 2015

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.
The People of the Year Awards 2015 will be broadcast live on RTÉ One on Saturday, 5th December.

What's On When

20 Jul
Nominations Open
14 Sep
Nominations Close
06 Nov
Everyday Hero Close
05 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.

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Searching for Ireland’s Everyday Hero

The People of the Year Awards, in partnership with The Ray D’Arcy Show on RTÉ Radio 1, are looking for Ireland’s ‘Everyday Hero’. Do you know someone who does extraordinary things that really make a difference to their family, friends, neighbours, work colleagues or local community? This is your chance to thank them on live TV!

Aoibhin Garrihy

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

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Nominate Ireland's Heroes for 2016!

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Who is your hero?
We took to the streets to see who peoples' heroes are for 2015. From Paul O'Connell to the ‎Boat2Vote‬ campaign - see who these people think deserve a People of the Year award.