Shane Duffy has been named as the Republic of Ireland Senior International Player of the Year at this year's 'Three' FAI International Awards in Dublin.

The Brighton defender has truly established himself in the heart of the Irish defence.

Duffy's father Brian is from Letterkenny.

James McClean has won the 'Three' International Goal of the Year Award.

Donegal was well represented at this year's 'Three' FAI International Awards by a number of players.

Among the nominees were Shane Blaney (St Eunan's College, Letterkenny, who has moved from Finn Harps to Doncaster Rovers). Amy Boyle Carr, from Glenties, and Seamus Keogh of Sligo Rovers, a student at Coláiste Colmcille in Ballyshannon, as well as Jimmy Bradley (Cockhill Celtic).

This year's staging of the Awards ceremony was the 28th overall.

Duffy, who had been nominated for the Senior and Young International Player of the Year awards, scooped the big prize on the back of a stand-out 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign.

The Senior Women's International award went to Scott - who quickly established herself in Colin Bell's side - ahead of nominees Megan Campbell and Denise O'Sullivan.

James McClean's stunning match-winner against Wales in Cardiff was selected as the 'Three' International Goal of the Year, while Cyrus Christie was named as the Young International of the Year.

A special tribute was reserved for Ireland centurion Damien Duff as he was inducted into the Hall of Fame following a fantastic career that saw the former underage star become a fan's favourite at senior level.

Former Ireland assistant manager and World Cup winner Marco Tardelli was named as the International Personality, while the recipient of the Special Merit Award was the late Jimmy Magee.

28th 'Three' FAI International Awards Winners

Senior International Player of the Year
Shane Duffy

Senior Women's International Player of the Year
Harriet Scott

Young International Player of the Year
Cyrus Christie

'Three' International Goal of the Year
James McClean v Wales

Under 21 International Player of the Year
Josh Cullen

Under 19 International Player of the Year
Declan Rice

Under 19 Women's International Player of the Year
Lucy McCartan

Under 17 International Player of the Year
Aaron Bolger

Under 17 Women's International of the Year
Tiegan Ruddy

Under 16 International Player of the Year
Jason Knight

Under 16 Women's International Player of the Year
Aoife Slattery

Under 15 Men's International Player of the Year
Troy Parrott

Junior International Player of the Year
Chris Higgins (St Michael's)

Intermediate Player of the Year
Aidan Roche (Liffey Wanderers)

Colleges & Universities International Player of the Year
Sean McLoughlin (UCC)

Schools International Player of the Year
Neil Farrugia (St Andrew's College, Blackrock)

Football For All International Player of the Year
Gary Messitt (Cerebral Palsy squad)

SSE Airtricity League Player of the Year
Sean Maguire (Cork City)

Special Merit
Jimmy Magee

International Personality
Marco Tardelli

Hall of Fame
Damien Duff

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