Shortlist 2016

Business Journalist:

  • Tom Lyons – The Sunday Business Post
  • Charlie Weston – Irish Independent
  • Adrian Weckler – Sunday Independent/Irish Independent
  • Michael O’Farrell – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Colin Coyle – The Sunday Times
  • Barry J Whyte – The Sunday Business Post

Business Story:

  • Tom Lyons – The Sunday Business Post
  • Fearghal O’Connor – The Sunday Business Post
  • Adrian Weckler – Sunday Independent
  • Colm Kelpie – Irish Independent
  • Michael O’Farrell – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Gavin Daly – The Sunday Times

Columnist Broadsheet:

  • Dearbhail McDonald – Irish Independent
  • Michael Clifford – Irish Examiner
  • Justine McCarthy – The Sunday Times
  • Fintan O’Toole – The Irish Times
  • Ann Marie Hourihane – Ireland edition of The Times
  • Gene Kerrigan – Sunday Independent

Columnist Popular:

  • Paddy Murray – Sunday World
  • Gerard Colleran – Irish Daily Star
  • Pat Flanagan – Irish Daily Mirror
  • Roslyn Dee – Irish Daily Mail
  • Victoria White – The Herald
  • David Diebold – The Herald

Crime Journalist:

  • Robin Schiller – The Herald
  • Ken Foy – The Herald
  • Paul Williams – Irish Independent
  • Alison O’Reilly – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Nicola Tallant – Sunday World
  • Emma McMenemy – Irish Mirror

Crime Story:

  • Debbie McCann – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail
  • Nicola Tallant – Sunday World
  • Gareth MacNamee – Irish Daily Mirror
  • Alan Sherry – Sunday World
  • Paul Melia – Irish Independent

Critic:

  • Patrick Freyne – The Irish Times
  • Graeme Lennox – The Sunday Times
  • Eoin Murphy – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Paul Whittington – Irish Independent
  • Colin Murphy – The Sunday Business Post
  • Catherine Conroy – The Irish Times

Digital Innovation:

  • The Irish Times – Election 2016
  • The Irish Times – Remembering the 1916 Rising
  • Independent News & Media – Euro 2016
  • The Irish Times – Deaths on the Road
  • Independent News & Media – Rent Report
  • The Star – Buzz.ie

Features Popular:

  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail /The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Michael O’Toole – Irish Daily Star
  • Patrick O’Connell – Sunday World
  • Jenny Friel – Irish Daily Mail / The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Patrice Harrington – Irish Daily Mail
  • Lynne Kelleher – Sunday World
  • Elle Gordon – Sunday Independent

Features Broadsheet:

  • Susan Mitchell – The Sunday Business Post
  • Rosita Boland – The Irish Times
  • Campbell Spray – Sunday Independent
  • Barry J White – The Sunday Business Post
  • Maeve Sheehan – Sunday Independent
  • Tanya Sweeney – The Irish Times

Foreign Coverage:

  • Derek Scally – The Irish Times
  • Ruadhan MacCormaic – The Irish Times
  • Mary Fitzgerald – Irish Independent
  • Simon Carswell – The Irish Times
  • Jason O’Brien – Irish Independent
  • Fintan O’Toole – The Irish Times

Front Page:

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Irish Daily Mail – You Liar

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The Herald – Hotel Killers

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The Irish Sun – Bloody Revenge

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Irish Daily Mail – A Little Boy Who Must Shame Us into Action

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The Irish Sun – Bloodbath

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Sunday World – Face Off

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Sunday World – Dress to Kill

Headline:

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Irish Daily Star – Fairway to Heaven

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Irish Daily Star – Joan Rivers

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The The Sunday Business Post – Rue Britannia

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The Irish Sun – Charlie Chaplain

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The Irish Sun – Where’s Kenny

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Sunday World – TÁLL You Need is Love

Investigative Journalism:

  • Colm Keena – The Irish Times
  • Jennifer Bray – Irish Daily Mail
  • Peter Murtagh – The Irish Times
  • Justine McCarthy & Colin Coyle – The Sunday Times
  • Valerie Hanley & Michael O’Farrell – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Patricia Devlin – Irish Daily Star

News Analysis:

  • Catherine Shanahan – Irish Examiner
  • Rosita Boland – The Irish Times
  • Simon Carswell – The Irish Times
  • Kieran Dineen – The Irish Sun
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail / The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Fearghal O’Connor – The Sunday Business Post

News Reporter:

  • Eugene Masterson – Sunday World
  • Niamh Griffin – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail
  • Dearbhail McDonald – Irish Independent
  • Carl O’Brien – The Irish Times
  • Patrick O’Connell – Irish Daily Star / Sunday World

Political Journalist:

  • Ken Foxe – The Irish Mail on Sunday / The Sunday Times
  • Fiach Kelly – The Irish Times
  • Examiner Team – Irish Examiner
  • Miriam Lord – The Irish Times
  • Jody Corcoran – Sunday Independent
  • Niall O’Connor – Irish Independent / Sunday Independent

Political Story:

  • Niamh Horan – Sunday Independent
  • Colin Coyle – The Sunday Times
  • Daniel McConnell – Sunday Independent
  • Dave Cochrane – The Irish Times
  • Kieran Dineen – The Irish Sun
  • Jody Corcoran – Sunday Independent

Scoop:

  • Sunday World Crime Team – Sunday World
  • Michael Clifford – Irish Examiner
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail
  • Colm Keena – The Irish Times
  • Michael O’Farrell – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Fearghal O’Connor – The Sunday Business Post
  • The Herald Crime Team – The Herald
  • Sean Dunne – Irish Daily Mail

Showbiz Journalist:

  • Donal Lynch – Sunday Independent
  • Eoin Murphy – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Andrea Smith – Sunday Independent
  • Laura Butler – Irish Daily Mail
  • Melanie Finn – The Herald
  • Niamh Walsh – The Irish Mail on Sunday
  • Ken Sweeney – The Irish Sun

Showbiz Story:

  • Maeve Quigley – Irish Daily Mirror
  • Patricia Devlin – Irish Daily Star
  • Des Gibson – Irish Daily Star
  • Daragh Keany – Sunday World
  • Eoin Murphy – Irish Daily Mail
  • Mark O’Regan – Sunday Independent

Sport Story:

  • Vincent Hogan – Irish Independent
  • Roy Curtis – Sunday World
  • Keith Falkiner – Irish Daily Star
  • Barry J Whyte – The Sunday Business Post
  • Kevin Palmer – Sunday World
  • Graham Clifford – Irish Independent

Sports Writer:

  • Ewan McKenna – The Sunday Business Post & Ireland edition of The Times
  • Neil Francis – Sunday Independent
  • Vincent Hogan – Irish Independent
  • Denis Walsh – The Sunday Times
  • Will Slattery – Irish Independent
  • Kieran Cunningham – Irish Daily Star
  • Malachy Clerkin – The Irish Times
  • Shane McGrath – Irish Daily Mail / The Irish Mail on Sunday

Young Journalist:

  • Laura Kennedy – The Irish Times
  • Sean Dunne – Irish Daily Mail
  • Adam Higgins – Irish Sun
  • Paul Healy – Irish Daily Star
  • Claire McCormack – Sunday Independent
  • Denise Smith – Sunday World