PPAI

Arts and Entertainment
2009

1ST PLACE WINNER
Arts and Entertainment 2009

CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

by Liam McBurney

Cirque du Soleil acrobats performs gymnastic feats of wonder and marville.

2ND PLACE
PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

By Mark Condren

Artist Martin Bengtsson working inside his caravan which is his studio/home

3RD PLACE
THE FIRSTNIGHTERS

By Michael McSweeney

Young ballerinas prepare to perform at the Cork School of Dance's 'CHRISTMAS CRACKER' in the Firkin Crane Theatre in Cork

SHORTLISTED
CITY OF BLINDING LIGHTS

By Mark Condren

U2 play Croke Park in Dublin during there 360 degree tour.

SHORTLISTED
SHOW TIME

By Leon Farrell

Conductor Daevo Khan with The Manganiyar Seduction, on stage the Gaiety Theatre during the opening of the Dublin Theatre Festival.

SHORTLISTED
BRINGING IT BACK HOME

By Tony Gavin

U2 perform during on their 360 degree Tour at Croke Park last night.

Shortlisted
JELLYFISH

By Keith Heneghan

The Magician's Garden at the Rural Training Centre, Castlebar as part of the Roola Boola Children's Arts Festival.

SHORTLISTED
YOUNG AT HEART

By Graham Keogh

Neil Young rocking out at Dublins O2 venue

SHORTLISTED
FEET FIRST

By Daragh McSweeney

Ballet dancers from the Cork School of Dance pictured in "Time to Dance" performed at the school's official opening in Cork.

SHORTLISTED
IN THE PICTURE

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Art photographer David La Chapelle strikes a pose beside Michael Jackson during the installation of his exhibition titled 'American Jesus' at the Sebastian Guinness Gallery.