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 2011

1st Place Winner
News 2011, Mark Condren

Laid to rest by Mark Condren

The body of Toyosi Shitta Bey, the 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Tyrellstown, Dublin, is laid to rest at the Muslim burial ground in Rathcoole cemetery



2ND PLACE WINNER - NEWS 2011

2nd Place Winner
News 2011, Niall Marshall

END OF THE ROAD by Niall Marshall

Members of the Garda's Armed Response Unit in action on a rainy night on the streets of Limerick City.

3RD PLACE WINNER - NEWS 2011

3rd Place Winner
News 2011, Alan Betson

Going Nowhere by Alan Betson

Victor Lopez, from Texas, who was due to fly out of Dublin Airport to Vienna, and had his flight cancelled due to the Air Traffic Controllers 4 hour stoppage .



SHORTLISTED

Stalking horse
Shortlisted

Stalking horse by Mark Condren

Tears for Toyosi
Shortlisted

Tears for Toyosi by Mark Condren

Laid to rest
Shortlisted

Laid to rest by Mark Condren

Visiting Daddy
Shortlisted

Visiting Daddy by Mark Condren

Crossfire
Shortlisted

Crossfire by Mark Condren

Crossfire
Shortlisted

Crossfire by Mark Condren

Tunnel vision
Shortlisted

Tunnel vision by Emma Jervis

Fired up
Shortlisted

Fired up by Mark Condren

He walks among us
Shortlisted

He walks among us by Gerry Mooney

A Lost Friend.
Shortlisted

A Lost Friend. by Steve Humphreys

Never thought I'd end up here
Shortlisted

Never thought I'd end up here by Laura Hutton

Reaching Out.
Shortlisted

Reaching Out. by Steve Humphreys

I am on the way out
Shortlisted

I am on the way out by Domnick Walsh Eye Focus

Vintage Cortege
Shortlisted

Vintage Cortege by Philip Fitzpatrick

Anguish
Shortlisted

Anguish by Philip Fitzpatrick

Family Grief
Shortlisted

Family Grief by Noel Gavin

Convicted
Shortlisted

Convicted by Julien Behal

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