He received his award at the Gaelic Writers Awards at the weekend.
Offaly's Brendan Minnock has been honoured at provincial level.
The Leinster GAA PRO was named as the PRO of the Year at the Gaelic Writers Awards over the weekend.
Dublin's James McCarthy was named Football Personality of the Year, while Shane O'Donnell of Clare picked up the equivalent for hurling.
The Lifetime acheievement award went to journalist, Vincent Hogan.