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.




2ND PLACE WINNER - NEWS 2017

2nd Place Winner
News 2017, Brendan Moran

Arrest in Rio by Brendan Moran

Patrick Hickey President of the OCI and member of the IOC leaves the Hospital Samaritano in a wheelchair accompanied by police having been arrested during the Rio Olympics

3RD PLACE WINNER - NEWS 2017

3rd Place Winner
News 2017, Aidan Crawley

Face Behind The Mask by Aidan Crawley

A Garda Special Detective member removes the face scarf from a member of a republican paramilitary colour party during the Republican Sinn Fein 1916 centenary commemoration outside the GPO Dublin.



SHORTLISTED

Innocent victims
Shortlisted

Innocent victims by Caroline Quinn

David Drumm leaving the Central Criminal Court
Shortlisted

David Drumm leaving the Central Criminal Court by Cyril Byrne

Remembering Beau
Shortlisted

Remembering Beau by Julien Behal

F*** Your Mothers
Shortlisted

F*** Your Mothers by Ernie Leslie

Paul Kelly  former CEO of Console
Shortlisted

Paul Kelly former CEO of Console by Ernie Leslie

A Few Last Minutes Together
Shortlisted

A Few Last Minutes Together by Eamonn Farrell

The 'have a go' Ambassador
Shortlisted

The 'have a go' Ambassador by Colin Keegan

Family Day Out
Shortlisted

Family Day Out by Fergal Phillips

A Fathers Grief.
Shortlisted

A Fathers Grief. by Steve Humphreys

Fare thee well.
Shortlisted

Fare thee well. by Steve Humphreys

Mistaken Identity
Shortlisted

Mistaken Identity by Padraig O'Reilly

Missing Mum
Shortlisted

Missing Mum by Mark Marlow

Disguised Monk
Shortlisted

Disguised Monk by Crispin Rodwell

Kilmainham Gaol Easter Rising Centenary
Shortlisted

Kilmainham Gaol Easter Rising Centenary by Mark Stedman

Winter Solstice Full Moon
Shortlisted

Winter Solstice Full Moon by Alan Betson

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