PPAI

Nature & The Environment
2014

1ST PLACE WINNER
Nature & The Environment 2014

BEAUTIFUL CRUEL SNOW

by Justin Kernoghan

Children enjoying the snow, unaware that sheep are buried beneath them, after a severe storm hit the Glens of Antrim

2ND PLACE
THE SEAGULL HAS LANDED

By Niall Carson

A seagull lands in a pond at dusk in the Phoenix Park, Dublin

3RD PLACE
TURF WORK

By Naoise Culhane

A digger creates trenches in bogland in the midlands

Shortlisted
STORM SWIMMER

By Ray Ryan

Eddie Cormican, Galway, looks out to the sea after a swim in stormy conditions at Blackrock, Salthill, Galway

SHORTLISTED
FAMILY MEETING

By Niall Carson

A group of crested macaques, more used to tropical rainforests in Indonesia, huddle for warmth in Dublin Zoo

SHORTLISTED
EYE TO EYE

By Niall Carson

Fallow deer clash antlers, during the rutting season in the Phoenix Park, Dublin

SHORTLISTED
SNOW HORSE

By Margaret McLaughlin

Horses keeping warm after overnight snowfall, on the edge of a Co. Derry forest

SHORTLISTED
BEACH LIFE

By Tom Honan

A view of Bray beach during the summer

SHORTLISTED
BLUE...

By Garry O’Neill

Despite raising sail, a yacht fails to make headway on a still and calm summer evening off the Wicklow Coast

SHORTLISTED
LIFE LINE...

By Garry O’Neill

The RNLI assist in freeing two seals trapped in stake nets

SHORTLISTED
FEED ME NOW !!

By Cyril Byrne

A fledgling robin calling for food