Regional Journalist of the Year: Colette Browne, Wexford Echo.
Feature Writer of the Year: Kathy Sheridan,The Irish Times .
Columnist/Commentator of the Year: Martina Devlin, Irish Independent.
Critic of the Year: Patrick Freyne, Evening Herald/Sunday Tribune.
Scoop of the Year: Senan Molony, Irish Daily Mail (Healy Rae phone story)
Young Journalist of the Year : Fiach Kelly, Irish Independent.
Political Journalist of the Year: Miriam Lord, The Irish Times
Business and Economics Journalist of the Year: Tom Lyons and Brian Carey, Sunday Times.
Sports Journalist of the Year: Kieran Shannon, Irish Examiner/Sunday Tribune.
Showbiz Story of the Year: Jennifer O’Brien, Irish Sun.
Best design: Irish Examiner
Newspapers in Education (NiE) Award – People Newspapers ‘Transition Year project’
Outstanding Contribution to the Newspaper Industry Geraldine Kennedy