Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards 2017
The Hidden Hearing Heroes Awards were established in 2011 to honour those who have made a significant contribution to Irish society, their community, workplace, family or through sporting excellence.
This year the awards were hosted by RTE’s Mary Kennedy at a gala lunch on Monday 11th September in the The Inter Continental Hotel, Dublin.
Click here to see a list of our 2017 Heroes.
Age Is No Barrier Hero
Celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of someone over 65.
The achievements of a young person under the age of 16.
In recognition of the hundreds of people in Ireland who care for family members in need.
Recognising the achievements of a person who has overcome adversity to excel in sport.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing Hero
Recognising the achievements of someone who has overcome the challenge of being deaf or hard of hearing.
In recognition of the achievements of a healthcare professional who has gone beyond the call of duty for his/her patients.
Recognising an employee, co- worker or manager who has gone above and beyond their call of duty to support the community.
Recognising a male hero who has overcome adversity in his life to excel.
Recognising a female hero who has overcome adversity in her life to excel.
Triumph Over Adversity Hero
An overall hero who has overcome significant adversity in his/her life.