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In Pictures: Night of celebration at Laois GAA Awards

There was glitz glamour and plenty of silverware at this year’s Laois GAA Awards, held in the Midlands Park Hotel on Friday night.

Awards winners and their families and friends all gathered to celebrate their successful seasons as well as the Laois Senior hurling team receive their Joe McDonagh Cup medals.

In total, there were 17 individual award winners who were all very worthy with Laois 13 clubs being represented.

Portlaoise, Camross, The Harps, Courtwood and Rosenallis lead the way with two awards each while O’Dempsey’s, Rathdowney-Errill, Park-Ratheniska-Timahoe, Colt, Borris-In-Ossory, Crettyard and Park-Ratheniska all have winners.

The recipients were:

Football

Senior Football Player of the Year: Kieran Lillis (Portlaoise)

Intermediate Football Player of the Year: Ruaidhri C-Fennell (Rosenallis)

Junior Football Player of the Year: Eoin Finlay (O’Dempsey’s)

Minor Football Player of the Year: Paul O’Flynn (Courtwood)

Hurling

Senior Hurling Player of the Year: John Purcell (Rathdowney-Errill)

Senior ‘A’ Hurling Player of the Year: Fiachra C-Fennell (Rosenallis)

Intermediate Hurling Player of the Year: Malvin Moloney (Camross)

Junior Hurling Player of the Year: Robbie Foyle (Park-Ratheniksa-Timahoe)

Minor Hurling Player of the Year: Ciaran Burke (The Harps)

Referee

Padraig Dunne (Colt)

Hall of fame

John Taylor (Portlaoise)

Camogie

Player of the Year: Claire Fitzgerald (Camross)

Ladies football

County Player of the Year: Anna Healy (Park-Ratheniska)

Scor

Padraig Dunne (Courtwood)

Rounders

Person of the Year: Pat Barnaville (The Harps)

Handball

Person of the Year: Joe Brennan (Crettyard)

Dedication to GAA Award

Joe Dooley (Borris-In-Ossory)