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 - NEWS 2006

1st Place Winner
News 2006, David Conachy

The Long Goodbye by David Conachy

The remains of former Taoiseach, Charles J. Haughey, en route to his final resting place, in Sutton.



2ND PLACE WINNER - NEWS 2006

2nd Place Winner
News 2006, Tony Gavin

Dublin's Burning by Tony Gavin

A Garda stands by a burning car in Nassau Street, during riots, following the Love Ulster March, in Dublin.

3RD PLACE WINNER - NEWS 2006

3rd Place Winner
News 2006, Bryan O'Brien

Sisters' Sorrow by Bryan O'Brien

Sisters of murder victim, Siobhan Kearney, hold a vigil outside her home - Anne-Marie, Aishling, Caroline and Brighid.



SHORTLISTED

Beached Whale
Shortlisted

Beached Whale by Brian Farrell

Bus Crash
Shortlisted

Bus Crash by Michael Chester

Husband's Sorrow
Shortlisted

Husband's Sorrow by Noel Gavin

Road's Toll
Shortlisted

Road's Toll by Eamon Ward

Just Another Statistic
Shortlisted

Just Another Statistic by Mark Condren

Baton Charge
Shortlisted

Baton Charge by Niall Carson

Bloomberg's Eagle
Shortlisted

Bloomberg's Eagle by Peter Morrison

Wish You Were Here
Shortlisted

Wish You Were Here by Noel Gavin

Bus Driver appears for Trial
Shortlisted

Bus Driver appears for Trial by Christoper Doyle

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