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 - SPORTS ACTION 2007

1st Place Winner
Sports Action 2007, James Horan

Matt Giteau by James Horan

Australian rugby player Matt Giteau is pictured scoring a try against Wales.



2ND PLACE WINNER - SPORTS ACTION 2007

2nd Place Winner
Sports Action 2007, William Cherry

The Dirty Game by William Cherry

2 schools battle the elements as well as each other to make the next round of the Schools' Cup Rugby Tournament.

3RD PLACE WINNER - SPORTS ACTION 2007

3rd Place Winner
Sports Action 2007, Pat Murphy

Last ditch tackle by Pat Murphy

Dublin's Jason Sherlock gets his shot away despite the tackle of Michael McGoldrick, Derry.



SHORTLISTED

Reaching for glory
Shortlisted

Reaching for glory by Cyril Byrne

My ball
Shortlisted

My ball by Eddie O'Hare

Crash bank
Shortlisted

Crash bank by Mick O'Neill

Car crash
Shortlisted

Car crash by Michael Chester

Thirteen years in the waiting
Shortlisted

Thirteen years in the waiting by Matt Browne

Hats off
Shortlisted

Hats off by Dan Sheridan

Bottom of a ruck
Shortlisted

Bottom of a ruck by Brendan Moran

Off to a Flyer
Shortlisted

Off to a Flyer by Matt Browne

Hands Free
Shortlisted

Hands Free by Cathal Noonan

Taking on the World
Shortlisted

Taking on the World by Morgan Treacy

Foot in mouth
Shortlisted

Foot in mouth by Niall Carson

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