PPAI

Daily Life & People
2012

1ST PLACE WINNER
Daily Life & People 2012

A GIRL AND HER DOG, ROYAL CANAL, DUBLIN.

by Fran Veale
2ND PLACE
THE HANDS THAT BIND

By Michael McSweeney

A homeless couple sleeping on a Cork City backstreet this morning.

3RD PLACE
FASHION STAKES

By Matt Kavanagh

Best dressed competitors unwind before the annual style event at Punchestown Racing Festival in Co.Kildare

SHORTLISTED
RELIGIOUS CYCLE

By Philip Fitzpatrick

A motorbike is good and dry before mass in Clones Co.Monaghan.

SHORTLISTED
BLOOD OF THE TRAVELLERS

By Paul Nicholls

Drumconrath Co Meath ,First cousins settle family fued with Bare Knucke Fight , Eddie Stokes V Patrick Stokes, ,The photographer was beaten up befofe fight.

SHORTLISTED
BROTHERS APART

By Michael McSweeney

Previously conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf at home in Cork following successful surgery

SHORTLISTED
ON THE HOOF

By Mark Condren

Blacksmith John Boyne at work on the shoe of Lir, a member of the Garda Mounted Unit

SHORTLISTED
IT'S NOT WHAT YOU THINK

By Valerie O’Sullivan

Michael Curran was going nowhere…except enjoying the Annual Willie Clancy music Festival in Milltown Malbay.

SHORTLISTED
BLUE RINSE BRIGADE

By William Cherry

Elderly ladies get their hair done at a hairdressers on Belfast's Sandy Row which is seeing alot of shops close due to the recession

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ELVIS IMPERSONATORS

By Julien Behal

Contestants in the All Ireland Elvis Festival at Fairways Hotel, Dundalk Co.Louth strike a pose in the setting sun

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HOME TO VOTE

By Julien Behal

Returning home Former Islander Bridgie O'Malley is welcomed home to vote on Inishbiggle a small inhabited island during the General Election 2011

SHORTLISTED
WALKING TALL

By Joe O’Shaughnessy

Male participants who took part in Cope Galway's "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" calling for an end to violence against women.

SHORTLISTED
PRIZE POSSESSION

By Eamon Ward

A Boy and his Pony at one of Europe's oldest Horse Fairs, Ballinasloe, Co Galway.

SHORTLISTED
BRINGING HOME THE CLAMP

By Alan Place

Stephie Doolin, 81, Ballyvaughan Co. Clare floats a clamp of seaweed on a high tide for one last time.

SHORTLISTED
EASY LIVING ON ROUGH TERRAIN

By Alan Place

After a day on the water a surfer makes his way across rough terrain Lahinch Co. Clare