You may be aware that the Meteor Ireland Music Awards took place last night at the RDS. The Script were the night's big winners taking home both the awards for Best Irish Band and Best Irish Album. As announced in advance of the ceremony Sharon Shannon picked up her Lifetime Achievement gong, Hot Press' Niall Stokes took home the Industry Award, while Fr. Shay Cullen of the Preda Foundation received this year's Humanitarian Award along with a €100, 000 cheque for the charity. Sharon Shannon also picked up a joint award with Mundy with their song Galway Girl winning Most Downloaded Song.

We have Video Interviews with the Stars on the night, for you to watch. 

For those of you too impatient to watch the event tonight (Wed 18th) on RTE2 at 9pm to find out the rest of the winner, we've nicedly gone to the trouble of listing them below:

Hope for 2009 - Wallis Bird
Best National DJ - Ray Foley (Today FM)
Best Regional DJ - Dermot, Dave & Siobhan - Dublin's 98
Best Irish Band - The Script
Best Irish Male - Mick Flannery
Best Irish Female - Imelda May
Best Irish Pop Act - Westlife
Best Irish Album - The Script - The Script
Best Irish Live Performance - The Blizzards (Oxegen)
Best Traditional/Folk - Damien Dempsey
Best International Live Performance - Leonard Cohen (IMMA)
Best International Band - Elbow
Best International Female -Duffy
Best International Male - James Morrisson
Best International Album - Only By The Night - Kings of Leon

To read a round up of the night's events click here or to look at photos go to Caught Out.
Watch the Video Interviews in our new eiTV area.