Ryan Tubridy has been named the Dubliner Magazine's Dubliner of the Year 2009.
The RTÉ presenter received the award at the Merrion Hotel in Dublin yesterday evening.
Commenting, Tubridy said: "I'm a home bird, Dublin provides touchstones of sanity, I am thrilled to accept this award."
He added: "It has been an extraordinary year for me both professionally and personally."
Referring to 2008's winner, Ireland rugby captain Brian O'Driscoll, Tubridy said: "I would like to follow this award with the TV and radio version of the Grand Slam."