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 - INDIVIDUAL STUDY 2006

1st Place Winner
Individual Study 2006, Graham Hughes

Somebody up There Likes Me by Graham Hughes

Artist Gerard Dowling takes a look around his home where the council have been trying to evict him for nearly 30 years.



2ND PLACE WINNER - INDIVIDUAL STUDY 2006

2nd Place Winner
Individual Study 2006, Brendan Murphy

The Way You Wear Your Hat by Brendan Murphy

The way you sip your tea, in Rosemary Street, Belfast

3RD PLACE WINNER - INDIVIDUAL STUDY 2006

3rd Place Winner
Individual Study 2006, Mark Condren

Brought To Book by Mark Condren

Writer, Colm Toibin, in his studio.



SHORTLISTED

A Weighty Reflection
Shortlisted

A Weighty Reflection by Darren Kidd

It's a Dirty Job
Shortlisted

It's a Dirty Job by Matt Browne

Back in  The Limelight
Shortlisted

Back in The Limelight by Gerry Mooney

Operating profits
Shortlisted

Operating profits by Mark Condren

One
Shortlisted

One by Kim Haughton

Derval
Shortlisted

Derval by Bryan O'Brien

Darren Clarke - Ryder Cup Hero
Shortlisted

Darren Clarke - Ryder Cup Hero by Brendan Moran

Ralph at the Gate
Shortlisted

Ralph at the Gate by Bryan O'Brien

The Boxer- Bernard Dunne
Shortlisted

The Boxer- Bernard Dunne by Tom Honan

Cold Turkey
Shortlisted

Cold Turkey by Domnick Walsh Eye Focus

The Boxer
Shortlisted

The Boxer by William Cherry

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