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Olympic gold medal boxer Katie Taylor, and the hugely successful Irish Paralympic team, were among those honoured at the People of the Year Awards last night.

15th September, 2012
Katie Taylor: Sportsperson of the Year.

Katie Taylor named Sportsperson of the Year

Olympic gold medal boxer Katie Taylor, and the hugely successful Irish Paralympic team, were among those honoured at the People of the Year Awards in Citywest Hotel last night.

Wicklow native Taylor collected the Sportsperson of the Year award for her fantastic feat at the London 2012 Olympics, while the Irish Paralympic team - who recently returned with 16 medals - also collected a joint People of the Year award.

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