PPAI

Politics
2006

1ST PLACE WINNER
Politics 2006

'EYE' SPY

by Daragh McSweeney

Minister for Education and Science Mary Hanafin TD pictured at the re-opening of the Crawford Observatory, in UCC.

2ND PLACE
YOU'VE JUST GOT TO LAUGH!

By David Conachy

Minister for Justice Michael McDowell enjoys a laugh with party colleagues before the race for Leader of the PD's

3RD PLACE
THE COLD SHOULDER

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Progressive Democrats Michael McDowell and Mary Harney photographed at their annual delegates' conference.

Shortlisted
GIANTS OF IRISH DIPLOMACY MANSERAGH -DORR

By Henry Wills

Senator Martin Manseragh and former Irish Ambassador to Britain Noel Dorr, at Davitt Centenary celebrations, in Straide, Co. Mayo.

Shortlisted
CLOSE TO BREAKING POINT

By Graham Hughes

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern feels the pressure during a time in the year where his leadership was under threat

SHORTLISTED
OUT OF THE SHADOWS

By Bryan O’Brien

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald MEP at Ard Chomhairle (National Executive) meeting in Dublin.

SHORTLISTED
ANY CHANCE OF A CROSSBAR

By Naoise Culhane

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern T.D. and Minister for Environment Dick Roche T.D. launch the new cycle path from Sutton to Sandycove.

SHORTLISTED
CAPTIVE AUDIENCE

By Naoise Culhane

A delegate finds a political speech tiresome at Ard Fheis.

SHORTLISTED
HEAD OF FIANNA FAIL

By Nick Bradshaw

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD at the parties Ard Fheis in Dublin

SHORTLISTED
GIANTS OF IRISH DIPLOMACY MANSERAGH -DORR

By Henry Wills

Senator Martin Manseragh and former Irish Ambassador to Britain Noel Dorr, at Davitt Centenary celebrations, in Straide, Co. Mayo.

SHORTLISTED
THE POLITICAL GAME

By Eamon Ward

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern contemplates his next move on the day allegations of the Manchester payments unfold

SHORTLISTED
DEVOLVED

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Reverend Ian Paisley DUP, photographed at Stormont Belfast during talks on devolution.

SHORTLISTED
HEAD ABOVE THE REST

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern during his Leaders speech at the Ard Fheis.