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 - PEOPLE 2007

1st Place Winner
People 2007, David Sleator

Murdered by David Sleator

Stephen and Breige Quinn holding a picture of their murdered son Paul in their home in Cullyhanna, South Armagh.



2ND PLACE WINNER - PEOPLE 2007

2nd Place Winner
People 2007, Niall Carson

Light at the end of the tunnel by Niall Carson

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness share a quiet word in the Culturlann Centre on the Falls Road in Belfast.

3RD PLACE WINNER - PEOPLE 2007

3rd Place Winner
People 2007, James Horan

The Boxer's sister by James Horan

Professional boxer John Akauola is pictured with his three-year-old sister Polly. Both train at the Parramatta P.C.Y.C., Sydney, Australia.



SHORTLISTED

Playing host to Church and State
Shortlisted

Playing host to Church and State by Valerie O'Sullivan

Welcome home brother
Shortlisted

Welcome home brother by Aidan Crawley

Slick in the mud
Shortlisted

Slick in the mud by Niall Carson

Wanna be in my gang?
Shortlisted

Wanna be in my gang? by Robbie Reynolds

Putting children into the picture
Shortlisted

Putting children into the picture by Frank Miller

The love of a child
Shortlisted

The love of a child by Michael McSweeney

Mother and Daughter
Shortlisted

Mother and Daughter by Tony Gavin

Pint Sized
Shortlisted

Pint Sized by Julien Behal

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