By Taragh Loughrey-Grant
Acting Editor RTÉ LifeStyle RTÉ.ie/RTÉ News Now
The purple carpet was rolled out on the night, Saturday October 28 in the Burlington Hotel, to mark Domestic Abuse Awareness month and proceeds from the event went towards Womens Aid.
Over 500 guests attended the event and were surprised by the arrival of an unexpected guest Ibrahim Halawa who arrived unannounced to pay tribute to his 5 sisters – watch what happened here.
In addition to the awards, guests were treated to a number of fashion shows and entertainment by singer Lisa Hannigan, Monica Loughman’s elite ballet group, 12-year old busking sensation Allie Sherlock and author/actress Tara Flynn.
Full list of Irish Tatler Women of the Year Award winners:
- LITERATURE AWARD – Liz Nugent
- ENTREPRENEUR AWARD – Food Cloud
- SOCIAL ENTREPRENEUR – Cybersafe
- FILM AWARD -– Dearbhla Walsh
- FASHION AWARD -– Roisin Linnane
- PUBLIC LIFE AWARD -– Senator Lynn Ruane
- MUSIC AWARD – Niamh Farrell
- PERSONALITY OF THE YEAR AWARD – Doireann Garrihy
- SPORT AWARD – Rena Buckley
- BUSINESS AWARD -– Evelyn O’Toole
- PLANET WOMAN AWARD -– Carol Andrews
- MEDIA – Caitriona Perry
- COMEDY AWARD -– Alison Spittle
- ENTERTAINMENT AWARD -– Aoibhin Garrihy
- DRAMA AWARD – Charlene McKenna
- SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD – The Halawa Sisters
- HALL OF FAME AWARD – Kathleen Watkins
- OVERALL AWARD – Sister Stanislaus Kennedy