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 2016

1st Place Winner
Sports Feature 2016, Ryan Byrne

Melting Statues by Ryan Byrne

Competitors gather ahead of the Super Series Race at the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon



3RD PLACE WINNER - SPORTS FEATURE 2016

3rd Place Winner
Sports Feature 2016, Stephen McCarthy

Golden Moment by Stephen McCarthy

Supporter Charlie Line receives a Rugby World Cup winners medal from Sonny Bill Williams, New Zealand, following the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham Stadium



SHORTLISTED

Head Over Heels
Shortlisted

Head Over Heels by Eric Luke

Curtain Call
Shortlisted

Curtain Call by Morgan Treacy

In the pink
Shortlisted

In the pink by Morgan Treacy

The Jockey
Shortlisted

The Jockey by Cathal Noonan

POC
Shortlisted

POC by Seán Curtin

Keeping Warm
Shortlisted

Keeping Warm by James Crombie

Corner Men
Shortlisted

Corner Men by Stephen McCarthy

Champ
Shortlisted

Champ by Gary Ashe

Nine Lives
Shortlisted

Nine Lives by Paul Nicholls

Katie's dream
Shortlisted

Katie's dream by Cyril Byrne

2015 Ras
Shortlisted

2015 Ras by Paul Mohan

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