2015 People of the Year Awards
Over the past 39 years, the People of the Year Awards have recognized those who have shown tremendous courage, dedication and dynamism. Through their bravery, their perseverance, their talent, generosity and commitment, they have enriched the lives of others. Their stories are inspiring and reflect all that is best in the human spirit.
2015 Sports Person of the Year Award – Mr. Paul O’Connell
Paul O’Connell was honored with the 2015 Sports person of the year award for his service and commitment to, his achievements with and his leadership of Irish Rugby.
2015 Everyday Hero of the Year Award – Mr. Ken Maleady
Nurse Ken Maleady was honored with the 2015 Everyday Hero of the Year award for his quick response and decisive actions in a time of need and his life saving heroics, when he saved Mary Leech’s life, when she took ill and collapsed in the closing stages of the Dublin Marathon race.