Holland journalist of the year

Irish-Times -Savita-Halappanavar

Kitty Holland of The Irish Times has won the top award for her reporting of the Savita Halappanavar story at the National Newspapers of Ireland (NNI) of the year awards. In all, 21 awards were presented for journalism work this year at an industry awards lunch in the Four Seasons hotel. Irish Independent reporter Paul Williams won the Scoop of the Year for his coverage of the Anglo Tapes. A special award was presented posthumously to Kerry teenager Donal Walsh who died of cancer for his outstanding contribution to public debate.

National journalist of the year

Kitty Holland, The Irish Times

Regional journalist of the year

Anthony Hennigan, Western People

Crime and security reporter of the year

Mick McCaffrey, Sunday World

Scoop of the year

Paul Williams, Irish Independent for The Anglo Tapes

Critic of the year

Fintan O’Toole, The Irish Times

Political reporter of the year

Fiach Kelly, Irish Independent

Business and economics journalist of the year

Ian Kehoe, The Sunday Business Post

Columnist of the Year

Paul Howard, The Irish Times

Feature writer of the year

Eoin Butler, freelance  – The Irish Times and Irish Independent

Newspapers in education supplement/initiative

The Irish Times – Fighting Words: Young Irish Writing

Best headline of the year

Deja Voodoo  – Western People

Sports columnist of the Year

Neil Francis, Sunday Independent

Sports reporter of the year

Roy Curtis, Sunday World

Showbiz journalist of the year

Barry Egan, Sunday Independent

Best design and presentation

Sunday World

Foreign coverage

Jason O’Brien, Irish Independent

Digital award

Fionnan Sheehan, Paul Williams, Tom Lyons and the Independent.ie team – The Anglo Tapes

News analysis

Michael O’Farrell, Irish Mail on Sunday

Young journalist of the year

Elaine Loughlin, Irish Daily Mail

News reporter

Kitty Holland, The Irish Times

Campaign of the year

David Walsh, The Sunday Times – The Lance Armstrong Doping Scandal

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