PPAI

Features
2007

1ST PLACE WINNER
Features 2007

CARMAGEDDON

by Declan Doherty

An unauthorised car dump along the coast of scenic Aranmore Island.

2ND PLACE
THE ONLOOKERS

By Eamon Ward

Watching the action at a People in Need Telethon fundraising event in the village of Kilmihil, Co. Clare.

3RD PLACE
CATCH OF THE DAY

By Garry O’Neill

Monofilament nets are still being used; this grey seal was trapped for hours and eventually released with minor injuries.

Shortlisted
AND THIS LITTLE PIGGY...

By John C Kelly

Noel Lorigan gets his charges ready for the Pig Races at Kilmihil Festival of Fun.

Shortlisted
DOWN THE HATCH!

By Richard Mills

A blackbird feasting on berries.

Shortlisted
SUMMER TIME IN WEST CORK

By Des Barry

Sheltering during a day at the races in West Cork during the summer.

SHORTLISTED
ECO WARRIOR

By Niall Carson

Tarawatch protester Sean O Braonain during a demonstration against the M3 motorway plans outside the Dáil.

SHORTLISTED
SANTAS' SIEGE OF DERRY

By Niall Carson

Some of the 13,000 Santas who gathered at the Guildhall in Derry city to break the world record for the amount of Father Christmases in one place, in aid of charity.

SHORTLISTED
FAIRY BUBBLES

By Niall Carson

Four year old Jane Hurlihy, from Glasnevin, and Amy Thake, from Ballet Ireland, help launch Dublin City Council's guide of events for the Christmas season.

SHORTLISTED
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT

By Niall Carson

A Protestant youth watches the traditional 11th night bonfire on the Shankill Road in Belfast.

SHORTLISTED
COOL ATLANTIC BREEZE!

By Valerie O’Sullivan

Valentia lighthouse and coastline are battered by November storms and seasonal tides.

SHORTLISTED
POTENT RODENTS

By Gary Ashe

Darren Norton with dead rats that were infesting his home in Finglas.

SHORTLISTED
OUR LITTLE OASIS

By Finbarr O’Rourke

Children from Dublin's inner city flats create their own little theme park during the Summers' only hot weekend in June.

SHORTLISTED
WHAT CELTIC TIGER?

By Eric Luke

Brigid and Pat Doherty in their cold and damp home at Lynch's Lane, Clondalkin.

SHORTLISTED
MY LITTLE PONIES

By Eamon Ward

Tired after a day at Ballinasloe Horse Fair, Co. Galway.

SHORTLISTED
A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE

By David Conachy

Rose Apau on her way to market in Kitgum, Northern Uganda.

SHORTLISTED
RECORD BREAKERS

By David Conachy

Some of the 4,572 vintage tractors at the Cooley Vintage Festival World Record attempt.

SHORTLISTED
SOFT LANDING

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Skydiver falls towards the snowy ground in the Chateau d'Oex Valley in the Swiss Alps during the International Ballooning Festival.