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 - SPORTS FEATURE 2014

1st Place Winner
Sports Feature 2014, Paul Mohan

Only a few laps to go by Paul Mohan

Linda Byrne, DSD A.C., in action during the Senior Women’s 8,000m, at the 2013 Woodies DIY AAI Inter Club Cross Country Championships



2ND PLACE WINNER - SPORTS FEATURE 2014

2nd Place Winner
Sports Feature 2014, Cathal Noonan

Full Steam Ahead by Cathal Noonan

Clontarf players Ian Hirst, Simon Crawford and Cian Culleton look on during a penalty kick

3RD PLACE WINNER - SPORTS FEATURE 2014

3rd Place Winner
Sports Feature 2014, Paul Mohan

Galway Girl by Paul Mohan

Galway's Emer Haverty celebrates with the O'Duffy Cup after winning the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final against Kilkenny



SHORTLISTED

Ronan's Final Bow
Shortlisted

Ronan's Final Bow by James Crombie

The joy of winning
Shortlisted

The joy of winning by Ray McManus

Exhale
Shortlisted

Exhale by Alan Place

Me, Myself and I
Shortlisted

Me, Myself and I by Alan Place

Bad cop and bad, bad cop!
Shortlisted

Bad cop and bad, bad cop! by Brendan Moran

The Clare Shout.
Shortlisted

The Clare Shout. by John C Kelly

Tears for Souvenirs
Shortlisted

Tears for Souvenirs by Lorraine O'Sullivan

Final Preparations
Shortlisted

Final Preparations by Stephen McCarthy

Eye Opener
Shortlisted

Eye Opener by Dan Sheridan

Downpour
Shortlisted

Downpour by William Cherry

Final minute
Shortlisted

Final minute by Brian Lawless

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