Film? Music? Games? Festivals? It’s time to choose your favourites.
Read what The Ticket’s writers think about this year's albums, gigs and other music, Irish, festivals, film, alternative film and games then make up your own mind.
Cast your votes below, leave your contact details and you could win one of our prizes - including Electric Picnic tickets, Sony Experia Phone, a pair of season tickets for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, gig tickets, games and more. If you’re not in you can’t win.
Voting is open until midnight on Sunday, December 15, and the full list of Ticket Awards winners will be published in The Ticket on Friday, December 20. Good luck.
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Irish Act of the Year: 
Video of the Year: 
Moment of the Year: 
Best Film: 
Best Actor: 
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Best Documentary: 
Best Irish Film:
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Best Animation: 
Best Comedy: 
Best Reissue: 
Worst film: 
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Best Franchise: 
 Top 10 Games:
The Last of Us
Bioshock Infinite
Lego Marvel Superheroes
Beyond: Two Souls
Super Mario 3D World
Plants vs Zombies
Tomb Raider
Top 10 Festivals: 
Electric Picnic - Stradbally Co Laois
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann - LegenDerry
Indiependence - Mitchelstown Co. Cork
Castlepalooza - Charleville Castle, Tullamore Co. Offaly
Kilkenny Arts Festival - Kilkenny
Ploughing Championships - Ratheniska, Co. Laois
Body and Soul - Ballinlough, Co. Meath
Durrow Sacrecrow Festival - Durrow Co. Laois
Helium - Longford Town
Knockanstockan - Blessington, Co. Wicklow
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  • The promoter is The Irish Times Limited, The Irish Times Building, 24-28 Tara Street, Dublin 2.
  • 10 prizes to be won, winners will be selected at random from all valid entries (list of prizes above)
  • Employees or agents of The Irish Times, and their families or other persons connected with this promotion are not eligible to enter
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  • Competition closes at midnight on 15th December 2013.
  • Winners will be announced in The Ticket on Friday 20th December 2013.

List of Prizes

  • Nokia 625 
  • Pair of Festival passes to the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
  • Pair of Electric Picnic tickets
  • Pair of tickets to each of Anna Calvi, Dan le Sac v Scroobius Pip, Birdy, Midlake, Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Games
  • Annual membership to IFI