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.
Conlan by Stephen McCarthy
Boxer Michael Conlan reacts towards the judges following his Bantamweight Quarter final defeat to Vladimir Nikitin of Russia during the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Remembering a legend by Brendan Moran
Munster's Simon Zebo sheds a tear during a minute's silence in memory of the late Munster head coach Anthony Foley before a match the day after his funeral
Mucking about by Paul Mohan
Weighing Up by Joe O'Shaughnessy
Figure of Eight by Billy Stickland
Here's Roy! by Donall Farmer
Tounge in Cheek by Donall Farmer
A son's tears by Lorraine O'Sullivan
Sleep boxing by Morgan Treacy
Robbie's lot... by Colin Keegan
Sailing to Silver by Brendan Moran