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 - NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT 2011

1st Place Winner
Nature and the Environment 2011, Fran Veale

Room with a view by Fran Veale

A child at his apartment window in the unfinished estate of Belmayne, Dublin.



2ND PLACE WINNER - NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT 2011

2nd Place Winner
Nature and the Environment 2011, Brendan Moran

Snow seats by Brendan Moran

A general view of the seats in Croke Park under snow during the spell of bad weather in December.

3RD PLACE WINNER - NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT 2011

3rd Place Winner
Nature and the Environment 2011, John C Kelly

Ice Cycle by John C Kelly

Boatmen breaking ice at Gortglass Lake, Clare, for the annual Christmas Day swim as a man cycles his bike on the frozen lake surface.



SHORTLISTED

A WALK IN THE WOODS
Shortlisted

A WALK IN THE WOODS by Frank Miller

Woof and ready
Shortlisted

Woof and ready by Mark Condren

Soltanovka Adult Mental Asylum, Chernobyl
Shortlisted

Soltanovka Adult Mental Asylum, Chernobyl by Eamon Ward

Catch of the Day
Shortlisted

Catch of the Day by Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin on Ice
Shortlisted

Dublin on Ice by Aidan Crawley

Ethiopia Harvest
Shortlisted

Ethiopia Harvest by Kim Haughton

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