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The Outsider.ie People of the Year awards ceremony takes place on Wednesday, Feb 3 at the Sugar Club in Dublin.

Here are some beautiful photos of some of the nominees, courtesy of Outsider.ie.

The awards, celebrating achievement on the Irish outdoor scene, are in their fourth year and are sponsored by Just EatVictorinox and Great outdoors.

See the full long list of nominees here on outsider.ie

 


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