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Daily Life & People
2021

1ST PLACE WINNER
Daily Life & People 2021

HAIRY TIMES

by Mark Condren

Brotherly love . . . Brothers Ben and Aaron cut each other’s hair during lockdown due to Covid-19.

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SO NEAR, YET SO FAR

By Michael Mac Sweeney

Sean Foley, a client at Oaklodge Nursing Home, Cloyne, Co. Cork, is visited by his wife Betty during lockdown.

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PEEK-A-BOO SANTA

By Tom Honan

Santa pictured in the Bridge Diner, Dublin with Ethan Ledden (6) and his father Derek Ledden.

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TWO FEET FROM HEAVEN...

By John C Kelly

A man fixes the sound system behind the altar in Tulla, in preparation for the opening of churches to the public as part of the plan to ease Covid-19 restrictions.

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SHORT BACK AND SIDES

By Tom Honan

Barber Alan Kelly cuts the hair of Anthony Remedy in Temple Bar, Dublin as Anthony’s dog Teddy Bear looks on.

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THE RACE AGAINST COVID

By Gerry Mooney

Civil Defence volunteers Lar Griffin, James Turner and Lloyd Whelan who volunteered to transport patients for testing in the fight against Covid-19.

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THE END

By Crispin Rodwell

A beggar stares onto near-deserted streets as the pandemic-related closure of retail curtails the number of people in Dublin city centre.

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A VIRTUAL HUG FROM GRAN

By Tom Honan

Elena (7) and Lucy (5) Tintori pictured visiting their grandmother Sheela behind a window during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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HAIR RAISING

By Tom Honan

Friends Jazmine Mohammad, Jamie Diab and Precious Retuta pictured in high winds in Howth, Co. Dublin.

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‘TIS A DOG’S LIFE WHEN YOU’RE FENCED IN

By Domnick Walsh

Milo the dog gets passers-by flustered as they think he is in danger, but he has mastered getting his head safely through this fence and back out again.

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WE DO!

By Justin Kernoghan

Robyn Peoples from Belfast and Sharni Edwards from Brighton were the first samesex couple to tie the knot in Northern Ireland.

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SUNSET SILHOUETTES

By Justin Farrelly

Sunset over Dublin as we all contemplate the new normal.

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FACE TIME

By Andres Poveda

Noeline Blackwell, Chief Executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, launches #100consent with 20 of Ireland’s leading TikTokkers to raise awareness of sexual consent issues.

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KEEPING THE FAITH

By Niall Carson

Fr. Paddy McCafferty resumes hearing confessions while observing social distancing though the locked gates of Corpus Christi Church in Ballymurphy, West Belfast.

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HAVING A BALL

By Lorraine Teevan

Girls at St. Brigid’s NS, Killygarry, Co. Cavan enjoy themselves during their ‘Wear your Holy Communion dress to school’ day.

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CARRY ON CANINE

By Gareth Chaney

Carry on Canine Miriam Harper keeps her Pomeranian Clementine dry in a dog pack during a rainy walk in Dublin city centre.

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LOVE IS IN THE AIR

By Dan Sheridan

Freddy Allen dives into the sea at the Forty Foot, Co. Dublin while a skywriting display of a heart lingers in the sky.