The surprise winner of the RTÉ Guide's Hot Male Irish TV Star award went to 17-year-old 'Apartment Red' TV presenter, Stephen Byrne.

Watch the interview here

The Leaving Cert student talks about the secret to his success (his clever online campaign), the reaction from female students and his hair!

The RTÉ Young Peoples presenter managed to beat off stiff competition, leaving Jonathan Rhys Meyer and Craig Doyle in second and third place respectively.