Golf pro Rory McIlroy beat of stiff competition to win RTÉ’s Sports Person of The Year.
The world number one, who recently lost out in the BBC Sports personality of the year was up against the likes of world champion boxer Katie Taylor for the coveted award.
Rory had a triumphant 2014, included winning two Majors – the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool and the PGA Championship at Valhalla.
Rory McIlroy won the RTÉ award for the second time.
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