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 2016

1st Place Winner
Portrait 2016, Dan Sheridan

Peter O'Mahony by Dan Sheridan

Ireland rugby player Peter O'Mahony poses for a picture .



2ND PLACE WINNER - PORTRAIT 2016

2nd Place Winner
Portrait 2016, Arthur Carron

Portrait of Marco Pierre by Arthur Carron

Marco Pierre White at the launch of his new book, Marco Pierre White revealed | Unseen photos from Bob Carlos Clarke

3RD PLACE WINNER - PORTRAIT 2016

3rd Place Winner
Portrait 2016, Tom Honan

The Candle Maker by Tom Honan

Candle Maker John Smith pictured at work.



SHORTLISTED

County Pride
Shortlisted

County Pride by Cathal Noonan

Katie Power Camogie Player
Shortlisted

Katie Power Camogie Player by Billy Stickland

'Bodies That Can Never Tire'
Shortlisted

'Bodies That Can Never Tire' by Steve Humphreys

Under the Knife
Shortlisted

Under the Knife by Seán Curtin

Theatre Fire
Shortlisted

Theatre Fire by Nick Bradshaw

Awaiting Judgement
Shortlisted

Awaiting Judgement by Fergal Phillips

Omar Sharif's Last Film
Shortlisted

Omar Sharif's Last Film by Mark Stedman

Number Cruncher
Shortlisted

Number Cruncher by Daragh McSweeney

D-Day
Shortlisted

D-Day by Mark Condren

The Artist of Achill
Shortlisted

The Artist of Achill by Kim Haughton

King of the Castle
Shortlisted

King of the Castle by Kim Haughton

Veiled Beauty
Shortlisted

Veiled Beauty by Arthur Carron

Cooking up a Storm
Shortlisted

Cooking up a Storm by Mark Condren

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