PPAI

Picture Story
2008

1ST PLACE WINNER
Picture Story 2008

IN GOD WE TRUST

by David Conachy

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s final official visit to the USA, before he stepped down as Taoiseach

2ND PLACE
A DAY’S DANCING

By John C Kelly

Love is in the air; daytime dance at the Pavillion Hall, Lisdoonvarna, during the Annual Matchmaking Festival 2nd.

3RD PLACE
MY UNCLE’S HOUSE

By Eamon Ward

The week of my uncle’s passing and time seems to have stood still in his home.

SHORTLISTED
HEROIN CHIC

By Kim Haughton

Former model, Oivind Berg-Hansen graced catwalks for famous labels such as Prada and Gucci in the 1980’s and lived the high-life in the Italian fashion capital of Milan. Today, Oivind lives a very different life, as a heroin addict on the streets of Oslo. His days are spent at Plata, an open space by the train station. Although an addict for fifteen years, Oivind has still retained the glamour and style of an eighties icon and still loves being in front of the camera.

SHORTLISTED
A DAY IN DECEMBER

By David Conachy

The Ward Union, Saint Stephen’s Day stag hunt

SHORTLISTED
A YEAR AT THE RACES

By Dan Sheridan

Horse racing, a year in pictures