PPAI

Daily Life & People
2015

1ST PLACE WINNER
Daily Life & People 2015

NOTHING CAN GO WRONG?

by Eric Luke

Oops… nothing can go wrong, or can it? A photo session with children at Dublin Castle

2ND PLACE
THE HOLY GUST

By Margaret McLaughlin

A gust of wind catches the robes of Archbishop Eamon Martin, after the new Bishop of Derry, Donal McKeown, is installed at St Eugene’s Cathedral, with Archbishop Charles Brown

3RD PLACE
TAKING THE SUN

By Bryan O’Brien

Residents of Ailesbury Nursing Home, Sandymount, enjoy the sunshine on a day trip to the rose gardens of St Anne’s Park, Raheny, in July.

Shortlisted
HOLY WATER

By Brian Arthur

Fr Donough O’Malley who called for mental health aid for flood victims (his parishioners), pictured at St Mary’s Church, Limerick

Shortlisted
HOMECOMING

By Ray Ryan

Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh is welcomed back to her home town of Shrule

SHORTLISTED
PEEKABOO!

By Ramsey Cardy

Jack-Owen McGrath, from Galway, during the Tough Mudder event at Punchestown Racecourse

SHORTLISTED
POLAR DISORDER

By Marc O’Sullivan

The polar bear mascot for Special Olympics Ireland’s polar plunge fundraising initiative is chased down Clogherhead beach by participating Gardaí

SHORTLISTED
IS IT A BIRD? IS IT A PLANE?

By Mark Stedman

Cliodhna Gallagher (2), from Lucan, gets ready with her brothers and sisters for the Superhero Fun Run for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin

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DANCING QUEENS

By Steve Humphreys

An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha All-Ireland Dancing Championships competitors Melanie Rogers, from Glasgow, Scotland, Riley McKeon and Jenna Powell, both from San Francisco

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COME BYE O'ER THE HILLS

By Valerie O’Sullivan

Sheep farmer, Donal Foley, with his dog Jake, bringing down his ewes for scanning, on his land at Lough Accose, Glencar, McGillycuddy’s Reeks, Co Kerry.

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COME BACK HERE

By Valerie O’Sullivan

A little dog gets anxious as he watches his owner going for his daily dip at the Pollock Holes, Kilkee, Co Clare.

SHORTLISTED
COME BACK HERE

By William Cherry

A little dog gets anxious as he watches his owner going for his daily dip at the Pollock Holes, Kilkee, Co Clare.

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LIVESTOCK FASHION

By Justin Kernoghan

Local farmers showing off their livestock at the annual Livestock Fashion Show at the Dalrida Festival, in County Antrim

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FOUR LEGGED FRIEND

By Jonathan Porter

Bradley Hayes has his feet licked by his house-trained miniature Falabella horse ‘Summer’. Summer is a therapy horse for Bradley who is autistic

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SPARKS FLY

By Julien Behal

Launch of the ESB Spark of Genius Award for the 2014 Web Summit with Quaid Cleland and Paddy Cosgrave (right), founder and CEO of Web Summit

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BOD BABY

By Crispin Rodwell

Rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll and daughter Sadie leave the National Maternity Hospital, after his first visit following the birth of his son Billy

Shortlisted
UP CLOSE AND PERSSSSONAL

By Alan Betson

Kyran Sheehan, from Celbridge, at the Herpetological Society of Ireland stand, at the Pets in the City family event in Smithfield Square