Below is information on the People of the Year Awards event and the nomination process.  Please note that the deadline for nominations is midnight of the 30th November.

Nominations can be made through the following link:

The People of the Year Awards, Ireland’s longest-running national awards ceremony, is a yearly event organised by Rehab Group and aired live on RTÉ One television. The award show celebrates the unsung heroes of communities throughout Ireland and internationally. Nominations are open to members of the public and the winners are decided by an independent adjudication panel.

Nominations are divided into the following specific award categories: Person of the Year; Young Person of the Year; International Person of the Year; Sports Person of the Year; Community Group of the Year.

If someone you know of has gone above and beyond the call of duty in their public or private lives, and you feel is deserving of a People of the Year Award, please do not hesitate to nominate them.

It is quick and easy to nominate – simply fill in the short nomination form on  The People of the Year Awards office can be contacted on 01 205 7346 or

Awards will be presented live on RTÉ One television on Saturday, March 3rd 2018 from the Mansion House in Dublin.

The closing date for entries is midnight of the 30th November.