PPAI

Individual Study
2009

1ST PLACE WINNER
Individual Study 2009

THE INDIAN

by Julien Behal

Legendary bare knuckle boxer and hard man 82 yr old James 'Indian'McCook pictured in his pigeon coop in his back yard outside the village of Armoy,North Antrim in Northern Ireland.

2ND PLACE
STEPPING INTO THE BREECH

By Eamonn Farrell

Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin pictured at the Irish Catholic Bishops Winter Conference in Maynooth, where he challenged other bishops to resign over the child abuse issue.

3RD PLACE
INTO THE BLUE

By Brian Lawless

Irish Olympic swimmer Melanie Nocher at the Ireland team hotel in advance of the FINA World Swimming Championships Rome 2009.

Shortlisted
TUTU

By Frank McGrath

Archbishop Desmond Tutu pictured before attending The St Patrick's Trust Dinner at the Mansion House last February.

Shortlisted
HAND CUFFED

By Peter Morrison

A loyalist killer is led into Coleraine court for a sectarian murder in Coleraine.

SHORTLISTED
PADRAIG AT 80

By Michael McSweeney

Padraig Kennelly, Newspaper Editor, photographer turns 80

SHORTLISTED
SEA THE STARS

By Morgan Treacy

Sea the Stars with trainer John Oxx

SHORTLISTED
STILL LIFE

By Mark Condren

Journalist Jim Downey looks at a portrait of himself

SHORTLISTED
BIG MAN

By Mark Condren

Actor Brendan Gleeson

Shortlisted
ALEX AND FRIEND

By Kenneth O’Halloran

Alex Small photographed in the village of Mohill Co. Leitrim with his donkey

SHORTLISTED
THE ROYAL MARK

By Julien Behal

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II signs the visitors' book, during a visit to Lisneal College, in Derry, at the start of three-day tour of Northern Ireland.

SHORTLISTED
ROB KEARNEY

By Dan Sheridan

Ireland and Leinster rugby player Rob Kearney poses for a picture.

SHORTLISTED
WALKING THE LINE

By Cyril Byrne

Ministerial wave as Brian Lenihan, arrives at the Treasury Building