PPAI

Politics
2007

1ST PLACE WINNER
Politics 2007

YOUR FIRST MINISTER

by Bill Smyth

DUP leader Dr. Ian Paisley and Sinn Fein's Martin McGuinness about to take up office as First and Deputy First Ministers at Stormont.

2ND PLACE
POLITICAL EMBRACE

By Gary Ashe

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams hugs a man on Dublin's Moore Street during election campaign.

3RD PLACE
CHANGING TIMES

By Colin Keegan

Dr. Ian Paisley with Taoiseach Bertie Ahern at Oldbridge House, the site of the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.

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JOE CAREY GETS HIS SEAT!!!

By Yvonne Vaughan

Joe Carey is raised high in the air by his supporters after he is deemed elected and took the last seat in Clare in the 2007 General Elections.

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QUESTION TIME

By Don Moloney

Enda Kenny contemplates the answers to difficult questions as he canvasses for votes in Newcastle West, Co. Limerick.

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BYE FOR NOW!

By Bryan O’Brien

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern leaves Áras an Uachtaráin after seeking the dissolution of the Dáil.

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RABBITTE FOOD!

By Julien Behal

Labour Leader Pat Rabbitte is surprised by a birthday cake for his 58th birthday while canvassing in Mary Mother of Hope School during the General Election.

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GOING GREEN?

By Hazy Marzouk

An Taoiseach Bertie Ahern getting a lift from a supporter in Ballinasloe during his latest election campaign.

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ELECTED

By Gerry Mooney

Olivia Mitchell explodes with delight following her election win in Dublin South.

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GIVE THAT MAN A GRIP

By Gerry Mooney

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern extends his hand to greet his old adversary Dr. Ian Paisley on his official visit to Farmleigh House.

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THE THIRD TERM

By Frank Miller

Bertie Ahern emerges from Dáil Eireann after being elected Taoiseach for a third term.

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ELECTION HIGH

By Dara MacDónaill

Elected. Fine Gael's Richard Bruton is lifted shoulder high after topping the poll in Dublin North Central election court.

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WEE WILLIE

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Minister for Defence Willie O'Dea T.D. at the 82nd Cadet Class Commissioning Ceremony at the Military College, Curragh, Co. Kildare.