GALLERY: The 28th Excellence In Sport Awards 2016 In Aid Of The Irish Youth Foundation

See who was along for the 28th annual EXCELLENCE IN SPORT AWARDS 2016 in aid of the Irish Youth Foundation, which celebrated the BEST IN IRISH SPORT

Some of the most talented athletes from the worlds of golf, rugby, horseracing, athletics, GAA gathered at the prestigious Excellence in Sport Awards 2016 in aid of the Irish Youth Foundation (IYF).

Stars including Rory McIlroy, JP McManus, Ronnie Delaney, Jason Smyth, Joe Schmidt and the Irish rugby team were among those who received awards during the 28th annual ceremony at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road.

One of the highlights of the sporting calendar, the event recognises Irish sporting achievements from throughout the past year and also helps to raise much-needed funds for the Irish Youth Foundation and their invaluable work.

This year’s event was hosted by three-time major champion and one of the world’s top golfers, Padraig Harrington, and presented by RTÉ’s Joanne Cantwell and broadcaster Shane O’Donoghue.

Images by Kieran Hartnett

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