PPAI

Daily Life & People
2017

1ST PLACE WINNER
Daily Life & People 2017

MASK PROTEST

by Gary Ashe

Cystic Fibrosis sufferer Charlotte Donohoe protests at Dail Eireann to make a treatment drug more affordable

2ND PLACE
TAKING A BREAK

By Gerry Mooney

James Derwin (7) from Athlone takes a break with Yorkie a 128cm Jumping Pony at the RDS Dublin Horse show.

3RD PLACE
SEAMUS HEANEY HOME

By Justin Kernoghan

A young girl admires a huge portrait of Seamus Heaney at the official launch of a new Seamus Heaney museum 'SEAMUS HEANEY HOME' in Bellaghy

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PLANE SAILING

By Clodagh Kilcoyne

A girl looks at a Boeing 767 airplane in the Sea after being tugged from Shannon airport around the west coast destined for for a Glamping park in Enniscrone.

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HURLING STRONGHOLD

By Diarmuid Greene

Darragh O'Shea aged 7 practices his hurling skills during the Dromid Pearses Lá na gClubanna celebrations in Dromid Co. Kerry.

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BOXING CLEVER

By Niall Carson

People shelter from the rain as they await the beginning of a service at the Ulster Memorial Tower Thiepval marking the 100th anniversary of the battle of the Somme

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IWREATH

By Niall Carson

A young girl looks at wreaths as the funeral of the Queen of the Travellers Violet Crumlish takes place in Lurgan Co Armagh.

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SWIMMER INTERUPTED

By Morgan Treacy

The Connacht rugby squad are interupted by a winter swimmer as they prepare for their annual team photo

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ME MYSELF AND AIRBORNE

By Mark Marlow

Legendary hardman John Blakley at home with his pet ferret named Airborne.

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JACK AND BETH

By Tom Honan

11 year old Jack McNiffe and his Irish Dogs for the Disabled dog called BETH

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MY LITTLE PONY

By Justin Kernoghan

Bradley Hayes (12) who suffered from severe autism with therapy horse 'Summer' at his home in County Down Northern Ireland. 'Summer' helps Bradley relax and deal with his condition

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COUNTRY LIFE

By Joe O’Shaughnessy

Spectators watch the display of Farming and Country Life 1916 at the Teagasc Campus in Athenry Co. Galway in June 2016

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RISING DAMP

By Henry Wills

The elderly Naughton family in their Co Council home in Ballyhaunis Co. Mayo.

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BROTHERLY LOVE

By Gerry Mooney

Brothers Cillian and TJ Lynch take a break to enjoy their lunch and each others company at the National Ploughing Championships.

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HATS FANTASTIC

By Gerry Mooney

First lady Sabina Higgins shows her delight after she was presented with an Irish Citizen army hat at a memorial ceremony for James Connolly.

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ELECTRIC HIGH

By Fergal Phillips

Festival goers at day two of Electric Picnic.

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PARADE GROUND REVIEW

By Eamonn Farrell

CeeJay McArdle (3 ) who has a serious blood condition and dreams of being a garda was made an honorary member for the day at the Garda Passing Out Parade

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PREPARING FOR THE PRESIDENT

By Colin Keegan

The Band of 2 Brigade prepare for the arrival of President Michael D Higgins in the early morning mist at the Cadet School Curragh Camp.

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PRECIOUS LIFE

By Alan Betson

Anne Marie and David Fleming from Gorey with their daughter Verity who was born 15 weeks early in the Neonatal intensive care unit at the National Maternity Hospital Holles St.