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.
Put Your Hands Up in the Air. by Dara Mac Dónaill
Democratic Unionist Party MLA Sammy Wilson and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams T.D. partake in a ‘Mexican wave’ before the arrival of President Obama in Belfast
Lord Trimble by Nick Bradshaw
WE WANT EQUALITY TOO – SAME SEX MARRIAGE CAMPAIGN by Brenda Fitzsimons
YE GOTTA LAUGH, HOWLIN WITH NOONAN by Cyril Byrne
If Looks Could Kill by Dara Mac Dónaill
Enda by Cathal McNaughton
Obama by Cathal McNaughton