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.

Press Photographer of the Year 2016

Mark Condren

Mark Condren
1st Place - News

Goodbye by Mark Condren

Carrying The Cross
People and Daily Life

Carrying The Cross by Mark Condren


D-Day by Mark Condren

Parents Worst Nightmare

Parents Worst Nightmare by Mark Condren

Sealed With A Kiss

Sealed With A Kiss by Mark Condren

The Rising

The Rising by Mark Condren

Cooking up a Storm

Cooking up a Storm by Mark Condren

Fallen Member

Fallen Member by Mark Condren

The Blacksmith
People and Daily Life

The Blacksmith by Mark Condren

All the Mens Soldiers
People and Daily Life

All the Mens Soldiers by Mark Condren

Never Drink and Drive

Never Drink and Drive by Mark Condren

My Little Bonnie
People and Daily Life

My Little Bonnie by Mark Condren

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