The annual IMRO Live Music Venue of the Year Awards took place last night in Dublin, which saw 10,000 members of the Irish Music Rights Organisation vote for their favourite Irish venue.

The Minutes, Lethal Dialect and Jack O'Rourke performed live on the night, and the winners in each category were:

National Live Music Venue of the Year: Dolan's, Limerick

Best Dublin Venue: Vicar Street

Best 'Rest of Leinster' Venue: Cleere's Bar & Theatre, Kilkenny

Best Ulster Venue: Voodoo, Letterkenny

Best Munster Venue: University Concert Hall, Limerick

Best Connacht Venue: Matt Molliy's, Mayo

IMRO Live Music Festival of the Year: Electric Picnic

IMRO Best Small Live Music Festival 2014: Kilkenny Rhythm & Roots

Lifetime Achievement Awards: 5th on Teeling, Sligo and Whelan's, Dublin 

Hot Press Live Music Venue of the Year: 3Arena, Dublin


[Photo:Ruth Medjber]