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 - SPORTS FEATURE 2018

1st Place Winner
Sports Feature 2018, Morgan Treacy

SHADOW PLAY by Morgan Treacy

A general view of the shadows cast by athletes on a wet track, during the Men's 5,000m heats at the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London



2ND PLACE WINNER - SPORTS FEATURE 2018

2nd Place Winner
Sports Feature 2018, Dan Sheridan

AFTER THE BATTLE by Dan Sheridan

Alun Wyn Jones, Iain Henderson, Ross Moriarty and Sam Warburton in the dressing room after the Lions vs New Zealand Provincial Barbarians game

3RD PLACE WINNER - SPORTS FEATURE 2018

3rd Place Winner
Sports Feature 2018, Eoin Noonan

RISING STARS by Eoin Noonan

Athlete Patience Jumbo Gula, judo player Bearach Gleeson, gymnast Meg Ryan, swimmer Amelia Kane, tennis player Juliana Carton and cyclist Shay Donley, ahead of the 2017 European Youth Olympic Festival



SHORTLISTED

EURO CELEBRATIONS
Shortlisted

EURO CELEBRATIONS by Jonathan Porter

GOLD FINGERS
Shortlisted

GOLD FINGERS by Bryan O'Brien

THE IRON LADY
Shortlisted

THE IRON LADY by David Fitzgerald

OVER THE LINE
Shortlisted

OVER THE LINE by Ryan Byrne

A QUICK SINGLE
Shortlisted

A QUICK SINGLE by Tom Honan

MAKING FACES
Shortlisted

MAKING FACES by Billy Stickland

THE CHAMPION
Shortlisted

THE CHAMPION by Seb Daly

FOXY LADIES
Shortlisted

FOXY LADIES by Lorraine O'Sullivan

HARD DAY AT THE OFFICE
Shortlisted

HARD DAY AT THE OFFICE by Tommy Dickson

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