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 2013

1st Place Winner
Portrait 2013, Brian Lawless

Darragh McDonald; Swimmer by Brian Lawless

Paralympic swimmer Darragh McDonald, who went on to win Gold at London 2012, poses for a portrait proudly displaying his customised prosthetic legs.



2ND PLACE WINNER - PORTRAIT 2013

2nd Place Winner
Portrait 2013, Jason Clarke

Because I am a Girl Campaign by Jason Clarke

Emily O'Loughlin age 6 from Mitchelstown pictured for Because I am a Girl Campaign

3RD PLACE WINNER - PORTRAIT 2013

3rd Place Winner
Portrait 2013, Brendan Moran

Inside I'm dancing! by Brendan Moran

Darren Townes, Neptune basketball team poses for a portrait with his portrait on an iphone at the launch of the Basketball Ireland Season



SHORTLISTED

Minnie.
Shortlisted

Minnie. by Fran Veale

Kieran Behan - Impossible is nothing
Shortlisted

Kieran Behan - Impossible is nothing by Brendan Moran

Nature's Child...
Shortlisted

Nature's Child... by John C Kelly

Citizenship Celebration
Shortlisted

Citizenship Celebration by Gareth Chaney

Diwali
Shortlisted

Diwali by Laura Hutton

Hitchcock's Muse
Shortlisted

Hitchcock's Muse by Tony Gavin

Mr. Blonde.
Shortlisted

Mr. Blonde. by Steve Humphreys

Marcus Of Limerick
Shortlisted

Marcus Of Limerick by Eamon Ward

Nowhere to hide
Shortlisted

Nowhere to hide by Marc O'Sullivan

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