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 2018

Cyril Byrne

Cyril Byrne
MURMURATION CLOUD
2nd Place - Nature and the Environment

MURMURATION CLOUD by Cyril Byrne

U2 JOSHUA TREE HOMECOMING AT CROKE PARK
3rd Place - Arts and Entertainment

U2 JOSHUA TREE HOMECOMING AT CROKE PARK by Cyril Byrne

VIGIL FOR WHISTLEBLOWER SERGEANT MAURICE MCCABE
3rd Place - Daily Life and People

VIGIL FOR WHISTLEBLOWER SERGEANT MAURICE MCCABE by Cyril Byrne

TAKE AWAY LUNCH IN THE GREEN
3rd Place - Nature and the Environment

TAKE AWAY LUNCH IN THE GREEN by Cyril Byrne

THE LONG GOODBYE FROM FRANCES FITZGERALD
3rd Place - Politics

THE LONG GOODBYE FROM FRANCES FITZGERALD by Cyril Byrne

ARLINGTON BY ENDA WALSH ON THE ABBEY STAGE
Arts and Entertainment

ARLINGTON BY ENDA WALSH ON THE ABBEY STAGE by Cyril Byrne

BROTHERS HARRY AND TOMMY LONG OUTSIDE THE ARAS
Portrait

BROTHERS HARRY AND TOMMY LONG OUTSIDE THE ARAS by Cyril Byrne

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