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 - PORTRAIT 2011

1st Place Winner
Portrait 2011, Kenneth O'Halloran

Anne Marie, by Kenneth O'Halloran

Anne Marie with her Geese



2ND PLACE WINNER - PORTRAIT 2011

2nd Place Winner
Portrait 2011, Kenneth O'Halloran

Girl in Public House by Kenneth O'Halloran

Girl in old pub,Cork

3RD PLACE WINNER - PORTRAIT 2011

3rd Place Winner
Portrait 2011, Kenneth O'Halloran

Stazia Costa - Miss Africa Ireland 2009 by Kenneth O'Halloran



SHORTLISTED

Heads up
Shortlisted

Heads up by Mark Condren

Back to the future
Shortlisted

Back to the future by Mark Condren

Man from Atlantis
Shortlisted

Man from Atlantis by Mark Condren

Young head, old shoulders
Shortlisted

Young head, old shoulders by Mark Condren

Flower Power
Shortlisted

Flower Power by Mark Condren

Young head, old shoulders
Shortlisted

Young head, old shoulders by Mark Condren

The fortune teller
Shortlisted

The fortune teller by James Horan

Jean Butler, Dancer .
Shortlisted

Jean Butler, Dancer . by Bryan O'Brien

Martin J O'Toole
Shortlisted

Martin J O'Toole by James Horan

Captain Geoff Curran on The Jump Jet
Shortlisted

Captain Geoff Curran on The Jump Jet by Ray McManus

Survivor
Shortlisted

Survivor by Jonathan Porter

Chance Encounter/Man with Crutch
Shortlisted

Chance Encounter/Man with Crutch by Kenneth O'Halloran

jackie in bed
Shortlisted

jackie in bed by Kenneth O'Halloran

Roisin,
Shortlisted

Roisin, by Kenneth O'Halloran

Olive
Shortlisted

Olive by Kenneth O'Halloran

Nuala Mc Ginley
Shortlisted

Nuala Mc Ginley by Kenneth O'Halloran

Mother & Kids
Shortlisted

Mother & Kids by Kim Haughton

Michael
Shortlisted

Michael by James Horan

The Hurricane
Shortlisted

The Hurricane by Cathal McNaughton

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