Shortlist 2017

Business Journalist:

  • Tom Lyons – The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:
  • Jack Horgan Jones – The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:
  • Gavin Daly – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Barry J Whyte – The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:
  • Mark Paul – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Valerie Hanley – The Irish Mail on Sunday | View shortlisted work:

Business Story of the Year:

  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail & The Irish Mail on Sunday. | View shortlisted work:
  • Mark Paul and Ciaran Hancock – The Irish Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • John Meagher – Irish Independent. | View shortlisted work:
  • Jack Horgan Jones and Tom Lyons – The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:
  • Peter O’Dwyer – Ireland edition of The Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Samantha McCaughren – Sunday Independent. | View shortlisted work:

Broadsheet Columnist of the Year:

  • Justine McCarthy – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Fintan O’Toole – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Gene Kerrigan – Sunday Independent | View shortlisted work:
  • Patrick Freyne – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Miriam Lord – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Mick Clifford – Irish Examiner | View shortlisted work:

Popular Columnist of the Year:

  • Pat Flanagan – Irish Daily Mirror | View shortlisted work:
  • Lynda McCarthy – Sunday World | View shortlisted work:
  • Neil Cotter – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:
  • Roslyn Dee – Irish Daily Mail | View shortlisted work:
  • Philip Nolan – Irish Daily Mail | View shortlisted work:
  • David Coughlan – Irish Daily Star | View shortlisted work:

Crime Journalist of the Year:

  • Michael O’Toole – Irish Daily Star | View shortlisted work:
  • Stephen Breen – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:
  • Patrick O’Connell – Sunday World | View shortlisted work:
  • Nicola Tallant – Sunday World | View shortlisted work:
  • Keith Falkiner – Irish Daily Star | View shortlisted work:
  • Gary Meneely – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:

Crime Story of the Year:

  • Michael O’Toole – Irish Daily Star. | View shortlisted work:
  • Stephen Breen – The Irish Sun. | View shortlisted work:
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail. | View shortlisted work:
  • Jilly Beattie – Irish Daily Mirror. | View shortlisted work:
  • Robin Schiller – The Herald. | View shortlisted work:
  • Philip Ryan – Sunday Independent. | View shortlisted work:

Critic:

  • Eileen Battersby – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Catherine Cleary – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Peter Crawley – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Patrick Freyne – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Andrew Lynch – Irish Independent/The Sunday Business Post (Freelance) | View shortlisted work:
  • Fintan O’Toole – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:

Digital Excellence:

  • Independent.ie, The Left Wing | View shortlisted work:
  • Independent.ie, FarmIreland | View shortlisted work:
  • The Irish Times Abroad – Ciara Kenny | View shortlisted work:
  • The Irish Times Lost Leads Series, Dean Ruxton | View shortlisted work:
  • The Irish Times Leadership Tracker, Paddy Logue | View shortlisted work:
  • The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:

Features (Popular):

  • Eoin Murphy – Irish Daily Mail | View shortlisted work:
  • Kieran Dineen – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:
  • Jenny Friel – Irish Daily Mail | View shortlisted work:
  • Ruairi Cotter – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail | View shortlisted work:
  • Lynne Kelleher – Sunday World | View shortlisted work:

Features (Broadsheet):

  • Maeve Sheehan – Sunday Independent | View shortlisted work:
  • Graham Clifford – Irish Independent | View shortlisted work:
  • Davin O’Dwyer – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Ruadhán Mac Cormaic – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Jennifer O’Connell – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Conor Lally – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:

Foreign Journalism:

  • Lara Marlowe – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Ruadhán Mac Cormaic – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Catherine Fegan – The Irish Mail on Sunday | View shortlisted work:
  • Richard Pine – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Rosita Boland – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Cathal McMahon – Irish Independent | View shortlisted work:

Front Page:

Irish Daily Star

The Herald

Irish Daily Star

Sunday World

Irish Daily Mirror

Irish Examiner

Headline of the Year:

Sunday World

The Irish Sun

The Herald

Irish Daily Star

Irish Daily Star

The Irish Times

Investigative Journalism:

  • Nicola Byrne – The Irish Mail on Sunday. | View shortlisted work:
  • Ellen Coyne, Catherine Sanz, and Rebecca Lumley – Ireland edition of The Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • Jack Horgan-Jones – The Sunday Business Post. | View shortlisted work:
  • Carl O’Brien – The Irish Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • Michael O’Farrell – Irish Daily Mail. | View shortlisted work:
  • Maeve Sheehan – Sunday Independent. | View shortlisted work:

News Analysis:

  • Simon Carswell – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Conor Lally – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Daniel McConnell & Fiachra O’Cionnaith – Irish Examiner | View shortlisted work:
  • Kieran Dineen – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:
  • Catherine Fegan – Irish Daily Mail | View shortlisted work:
  • Rosita Boland – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:

News Reporter:

  • Colette Sexton – The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:
  • Sarah McDonald – Irish Independent | View shortlisted work:
  • Conor Feehan – The Herald | View shortlisted work:
  • Jilly Beattie – Irish Daily Mirror | View shortlisted work:
  • Gary Meneely – The Irish Sun | View shortlisted work:
  • Ruadhán Mac Cormaic – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:

Political Journalist:

  • Fiach Kelly – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • John Lee – The Irish Mail On Sunday | View shortlisted work:
  • Justine McCarthy – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Miriam Lord – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • John Mooney – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Niall O’ Connor – Irish Independent | View shortlisted work:

Political Story:

  • Niall O’ Connor – Irish Independent. | View shortlisted work:
  • Philip Ryan – Sunday Independent. | View shortlisted work:
  • Fiach Kelly – The Irish Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • John Lee – The Irish Mail On Sunday. | View shortlisted work:
  • John Mooney – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Ellen Coyne – Ireland Edition of the Times. | View shortlisted work:

Scoop of the Year:

  • Daniel McConnell – Irish Examiner. | View shortlisted work:
  • David Labanyi – The Irish Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • Ellen Coyne – Ireland edition of The Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • Sarah MacDonald – Irish Independent. | View shortlisted work:

Sports Writer of the Year:

  • Ewan McKenna – The Sunday Business Post & Ireland Edition of the Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Vincent Hogan – Irish Independent | View shortlisted work:
  • Malachy Clerkin – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Denis Walsh – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Mark Gallagher – Irish Mail on Sunday | View shortlisted work:
  • Michael Foley – The Sunday Times | View shortlisted work:

Sport Story of the Year:

  • Martin Breheny – Irish Independent. | View shortlisted work:
  • Malachy Clerkin – The Irish Times. | View shortlisted work:
  • Derek Foley – Irish Daily Star. | View shortlisted work:
  • Daniel McConnell – Irish Examiner. | View shortlisted work:
  • Alan Sherry – Sunday World. | View shortlisted work:
  • John Greene – Sunday Independent. | View shortlisted work:

Showbiz Journalist:

  • Ken Sweeney – The Irish Sun. | View shortlisted work:
  • Sandra Mallon – Irish Daily Star | View shortlisted work:
  • Eugene Masterson – Sunday World. | View shortlisted work:
  • Eoin Murphy – The Irish Mail On Sunday | View shortlisted work:
  • Melanie Finn – The Herald | View shortlisted work:
  • Sharon McGowan – Irish Daily Mirror | View shortlisted work:

Showbiz Story:

  • Nadine O’ Regan – The Sunday Business Post. | View shortlisted work:
  • Sandra Mallon – Irish Daily Star. | View shortlisted work:
  • Paul Healy – Irish Daily Star. | View shortlisted work:
  • Ken Sweeney – The Irish Sun. | View shortlisted work:
  • Keith Falkiner – Irish Daily Star. | View shortlisted work:
  • John Patrick Kierans – Irish Daily Mirror. | View shortlisted work:

Young Journalist:

  • Paul Healy – Irish Daily Star | View shortlisted work:
  • Niall O’Connor – Irish Independent | View shortlisted work:
  • Leanna Byrne – The Sunday Business Post | View shortlisted work:
  • Ellen Coyne – Ireland Edition of the Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Sally Hayden – The Irish Times | View shortlisted work:
  • Amy Molloy – Irish Independent and The Herald | View shortlisted work: