The Rehab People of the Year Awards is an annual awards ceremony in Ireland organised by the Rehab Group, televised by RTÉ television, and hosted by Gráinne Seoige. The 2012 ceremony took place on Saturday 15 September in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. See www.peopleoftheyear.com
Ireland’s answer to an honours system the Awards, which have been taking place since 1975, provide a unique opportunity for the Irish public to honour outstanding achievements and contributions made by individuals and organisations to life in our country today. The winners are chosen by members of the public through a nominations process and finalised by a panel of adjudicators, composed of leading members of the media, voluntary sector and business community.
The following is a list of people/groups who have won an award.
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