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 - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2017

1st Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2017, Gerry Mooney

Step Together by Gerry Mooney

Members of the Defence Forces march through the streets of Dublin during the Easter rising centenary celebration parade.



2ND PLACE WINNER - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2017

2nd Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2017, Ramsey Cardy

All Eyes on Bruce by Ramsey Cardy

Bruce Springsteen performs at Croke Park in Dublin.

3RD PLACE WINNER - ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 2017

3rd Place Winner
Arts and Entertainment 2017, Leon Farrell

Sparks Will Fly by Leon Farrell

Fidget Feet perform Sky Dance over the River Liffey and Customs House Dublin during NYE celebrations in Dublin



SHORTLISTED

A Company of Wolves
Shortlisted

A Company of Wolves by Joe O'Shaughnessy

Dublin Theatre Festival Launch
Shortlisted

Dublin Theatre Festival Launch by Leon Farrell

Farmleigh Gallery
Shortlisted

Farmleigh Gallery by Leon Farrell

Hula Hula Hula
Shortlisted

Hula Hula Hula by Marc O'Sullivan

Women of The Rising.
Shortlisted

Women of The Rising. by Steve Humphreys

High Flyer
Shortlisted

High Flyer by Mark Marlow

Padraic Pearse's 1916 Jail Cell Peace Lilies
Shortlisted

Padraic Pearse's 1916 Jail Cell Peace Lilies by Henry Wills

Look Up Here I'm In Heaven
Shortlisted

Look Up Here I'm In Heaven by Jonathan Porter

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