Shamrock Rovers midfielder Jack Byrne has been voted 2020 SSE Airtricity/SWAI Personality of the Year.
The Republic of Ireland international played a key role for the Hoops as the club won the Premier Division title and reached the Extra.ie FAI Cup final.
The shortlist for the personality of the year contained six nominees – four managers and two players.
Byrne's Rovers manager Stephen Bradley finished second in the vote, while Finn Harps boss Ollie Horgan was third.
"It's been a strange year for everyone but in many ways it’s been one of my best football years so far, so I’m really happy," said Byrne.
"The club as a whole deserves a lot of credit, but I think the manager has been unbelievable over the last couple of years. It’s a really special time at the club and I just hope the fans can come back soon, and I’m sure it will be packed out every week."
The goalkeeper of the year gong went to Byrne's team-mate Alan Mannus, while former St Patrick's Athletic and Shelbourne player Conan Byrne earned the Liam Tuohy Special Merit award for his charity work, including raising more than €13,000 for the Irish Cancer Society in a marathon walk to every League of Ireland ground in Dublin, as well as arranging conversations between of League of Ireland personalities and supporters.
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