2009 winner.

Adrian Crowley The Season of the Sparks Chemikal Underground

2009 short-list.

Julie Feeney Pages Mittens
The Duckworth Lewis Method The Duckworth Lewis Method 1969/Divine Comedy Records
Valerie Francis Slow Dynamo VF
Laura Izibor Let the Truth Be Told Atlantic
And So I Watch You From Afar And So I Watch You From Afar Smalltown America
The Swell Season Strict Joy Plateau
Codes Trees Dream In Algebra EMI
Bell X1 Blue Lights on The Runway BellyUp
Dark Room Notes We Love You Dark Matter Gonzo

2009 judges.

Martin Burns (News of the World)
Josh Clarke (I102-104FM, Galway)
Roisin Dwyer (Hot Press)
Tony Fenton (Today FM)
Cathal Funge (Phantom 105.2, Dublin)
Padraic Halpin (Ragged Words)
Sophie Gorman (Irish Independent)
John McMahon (RTÉ 2fm)
Rob O’Connor (Beat 102 103, Waterford)
Eva Staic (Spin 1038, Dublin)
Chris Wasser (Evening Herald)
Aoife Woodlock (Other Voices)