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 - POLITICS 2014

1st Place Winner
Politics 2014, Julien Behal

Out of the Frying Pan…? by Julien Behal

Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. peers through an artificial fire at the opening of new facilities at Glen Dimplex



2ND PLACE WINNER - POLITICS 2014

2nd Place Winner
Politics 2014, Dara Mac Dónaill

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

3RD PLACE WINNER - POLITICS 2014

3rd Place Winner
Politics 2014, Aidan Crawley

Untitled by Aidan Crawley

Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. pictured at the Dublin Web Summit



SHORTLISTED

Lord Trimble
Shortlisted

Lord Trimble by Nick Bradshaw

WE WANT EQUALITY TOO – SAME SEX MARRIAGE CAMPAIGN
Shortlisted

WE WANT EQUALITY TOO – SAME SEX MARRIAGE CAMPAIGN by Brenda Fitzsimons

YE GOTTA LAUGH, HOWLIN WITH NOONAN
Shortlisted

YE GOTTA LAUGH, HOWLIN WITH NOONAN by Cyril Byrne

If Looks Could Kill
Shortlisted

If Looks Could Kill by Dara Mac Dónaill

Enda
Shortlisted

Enda by Cathal McNaughton

Obama
Shortlisted

Obama by Cathal McNaughton

FINANCE MINISTER MICHAEL NOONAN T.D.
Shortlisted

FINANCE MINISTER MICHAEL NOONAN T.D. by Steve Humphreys

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