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.


Press Photographer of the Year 2017

Gerry Mooney

Gerry Mooney
Campaign Turbulence
1st Place - Politics

Campaign Turbulence by Gerry Mooney

Step Together
1st Place - Arts and Entertainment

Step Together by Gerry Mooney

Taking a break
2nd Place - People and Daily Life

Taking a break by Gerry Mooney

Are you seriously wearing that?
Politics

Are you seriously wearing that? by Gerry Mooney

A Century of reflection
Portrait

A Century of reflection by Gerry Mooney

All thats left are pictures and memories
News

All thats left are pictures and memories by Gerry Mooney

Are you seriously wearing that?
Politics

Are you seriously wearing that? by Gerry Mooney

Brotherly Love
People and Daily Life

Brotherly Love by Gerry Mooney

Feeding time
Nature and the Environment

Feeding time by Gerry Mooney

Fire!!
Arts and Entertainment

Fire!! by Gerry Mooney

Hats Fantastic
People and Daily Life

Hats Fantastic by Gerry Mooney

Morning walk
Nature and the Environment

Morning walk by Gerry Mooney

Reflection of a vision
Portrait

Reflection of a vision by Gerry Mooney

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