ABOUT THE AWARDS

The Press Photographer of the Year Awards were established to bring the talented & memorable work of Ireland's press photographers to a wider audience. Entries are submitted by members of the Press Photographers Association of Ireland and the images should have been taken during the previous twelve months.

The Awards have gone from strength to strength and judging the entries can take several days. With over 2,000 entries to consider, all of a very high standard, difficult decisions have to be made. The Judging panel picks first, second and third places in each of nine picture categories, as well as the overall winner.

To view this years winners select from the categories below.


1ST PLACE WINNER - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2006

1st Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2006, Mark Condren

Art imitating life by Mark Condren

Artist Robert Ballagh in his Dublin studio.



2ND PLACE WINNER - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2006

2nd Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2006, Steve Humphreys

Amazing "Feet" by Steve Humphreys

Husband and wife, Sophie and Jacob McGrath, competing in the Street Performance World Championships, in Merrion Square Park.



SHORTLISTED

Donkey Man
Shortlisted

Donkey Man by Colin Keegan

Firmly in the spotlight
Shortlisted

Firmly in the spotlight by Peter Wilcock

Summertime and the living is easy
Shortlisted

Summertime and the living is easy by Brendan Murphy

Coming and Going
Shortlisted

Coming and Going by Bryan O'Brien

Oxegen 06
Shortlisted

Oxegen 06 by Michael Chester

Fashion meets Art
Shortlisted

Fashion meets Art by Bryan O'Brien

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