At the 42nd People of the Year Awards held recently, Eve McCrystal who hails from Dundalk, was amongst one of the Awardees at the event.
The Awards event, organized by Rehab, was broadcast live on RTE One on Saturday night from Citywest Hotel, Dublin.
Alongside the Paralympic medalists, McCrystal received a Sports Person of the Year Award for their incredible success in the Rio Paralympic Games held in Brazil.
Their performance at the competition was adjudged to be one of the finest ever put up by any Irish team as they carted home four gold, four silver and three bronze, making it a total of 11 medals.
A team of Katie-George Dunlevy and Eve McCrystal had won a gold medal in the 33km race and in the road race, they came off with a silver medal.
International soccer legend, Robbie Keane was among the other winners on the night. Paul and Gary O’Donovan, Olympic Rowers were equally honored for their Olympic success.
The CEO of Rehab Group and Chairperson of the Awards Adjudication Panel, Mo Flynn had said,