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2014

1ST PLACE WINNER
News 2014

THE FINAL GOODBYE

by Julien Behal

Caroline Donohoe, whose husband Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe was shot dead in January 2013, is flanked by Gardaí as she follows her husband’s coffin

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THE BURIAL

By Brian Lawless

Dr.Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar (centre) at the burial of his wife and three teenage children, who died in a suspect arson attack.

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UNTITLED

By Bryan O’Brien

As the remains of poet Séamus Heaney leave Donnybrook Church for burial, his widow Marie thanks the public who lined the street and applauded.

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INJURE

By Cathal McNaughton

A police officer tends to a colleague after Loyalist protesters attacked police with bricks and bottles

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DADDY… A CHILD’S TRIBUTE

By Ray Cullen

A floral tribute, from his children, to murdered Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe at his grave, in Lordship, Co. Louth

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INTO THE ABYSS

By Niall Carson

A member of the Garda Water Unit searching the area around Arklow Pier after a car plunged into the sea

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EVICTION

By Michael McSweeney

Martin and Claire O’Sullivan at their home in Kanturk, Co. Cork, just after Claire had been told that bailiffs had arrived to seize their home

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RIGHT-TO-DIE ACTIVIST MARIE FLEMING’S FUNERAL

By Mark Stedman

Right-to-die activist Marie Fleming, who died following a long battle with illness, is laid to rest at the Holy Trinity Church, Co. Wicklow

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"A HELPING HAND"

By Tom Honan

Garda Memorial Day – the event remembers deceased members of An Garda Síochána killed in the line of duty

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"A MOTHER'S TEARS"

By Tom Honan

Margaret Bolger pictured at her sons’ funeral. Kenny, Shane and Paul Bolger all died after a fishing accident

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BELFAST'S BURNING

By Justin Kernoghan

A views from the mountains surrounding Belfast looking down on eleventh night bonfires burning across the city.

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SAFE IN MY MOM'S ARMS

By Frank McGrath

Roma boy Iancu Muntean [2] pictured with his Mom Loredana, sister Regina [4] . Iancu was taken into protective custody after questions about his identity.

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STANDING OUT FROM THE CROWD

By Fergal Phillips

A young boy sticks out at a pro-life campaign protest on Merrion Square, Dublin

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SUPPORTED ON ALL FLANKS

By Domnick Walsh

Donncha O’Callaghan, JJ Hanrahan, Ronan O’Gara, Damien Varley and the Munster Rugby team carry the coffin of 16-year-old cancer victim Donal Walsh

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AN APOLOGY

By Clodagh Kilcoyne

Gabrielle O’Gorman reacts as Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. formally apologises on behalf of the State for its role in the Magdalene Laundries

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INJUSTICE

By Clodagh Kilcoyne

Fiona Doyle outside court after hearing that her father, Patrick O’Brien, had received a suspended sentence for his serial rape of her

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HEARD IT ALL BEFORE

By Brian Lawless

A lady listens to speeches, in reaction to Budget 2014, during a protest by pensioners outside Leinster House.

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EVICTION

By Alan Betson

Nadia Hattaoui resisting attempts by the sheriff to evict herself and her mother, Bridget, who is bed bound with cancer