2006 winner.

The Divine Comedy Victory for the Comic Muse EMI

2006 short-list.

Director We Thrive on Big Cities Atlantic
Duke Special Songs from the Deep Forest V2
The Immediate In Towers and Clouds Fantastic Plastic
David Kitt Not Fade Away Dublin Discs
Messiah J & The Expert Now This I Have To Hear inaudible
Fionn Regan The End of History Heffa
Republic of Loose Aaagh! Loaded Dice
Si Schroeder Coping Mechanisms Trust Me I’m A Thief
Snow Patrol Eyes Open Polydor

2006 judges.

John Caddell (Phantom FM)
Stuart Clark (Hot Press)
Alison Curtis (Today FM)
Neil Dunphy (Sunday Tribune)
Sinéad Gleeson (The Ticket)
Rick O’Shea (RTÉ 2fm)
Nick Kelly (Irish Independent)
Mike Knightson (Limerick’s Live 95fm)
Padraic Kileen (Irish Examiner)
Eamon Sweeney (Foggy Notions)
Tanya Sweeney (Irish Daily Star)
Jonny Tiernan (Alternative Ulster magazine)