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 - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2014

1st Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2014, Eric Luke

Choral Break by Eric Luke

Members of the Latvian choir ‘eLVe’ during a break in rehearsals, at Temple Bar TradFest, Dublin



2ND PLACE WINNER - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2014

2nd Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2014, Barry Cronin

High Chair by Barry Cronin

A young boy has his chair placed in the aisle, for an unobscured view, during a performance by the Yellow River Drama Group

3RD PLACE WINNER - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2014

3rd Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2014, Leon Farrell

Remembering the Lock out by Leon Farrell

Actors re-enact ‘tenement living during the 1913 Lockout’ in a house in the inner city of Dublin



SHORTLISTED

Aerial Duo
Shortlisted

Aerial Duo by Julien Behal

Ice Cold
Shortlisted

Ice Cold by Kieran Clancy

Light fantastic
Shortlisted

Light fantastic by Brian Lawless

Flour Shower Experiment
Shortlisted

Flour Shower Experiment by Alan Betson

Explosive Drama
Shortlisted

Explosive Drama by Bill Smyth

Following The Master
Shortlisted

Following The Master by Eamon Ward

Miracoco
Shortlisted

Miracoco by Laura Hutton

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