PPAI

Politics
2013

1ST PLACE WINNER
Politics 2013

TAOI-SHOCK !!

by Steve Humphreys

Ali Skehan aged 6 from Donnybrook can't contain her excitement while sitting beside Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of Daffodil Day.

2ND PLACE
"FUTURE'S SO BRIGHT, I GOTTA WEAR SHADES"

By Tom Honan

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams pictured speaking at the Constitutional Convention.

3RD PLACE
"BERTIE'S DIG-OUT

By Padraig O’Reilly

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern works on his allotment.He once described payments from friends as only "dig-outs from mates".

SHORTLISTED
US SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

By Nick Bradshaw

The US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a major address on global human rights in Dublin

SHORTLISTED
MINISTER REILLY UNDER PRESSURE

By Mark Stedman

Minister for Health, James Reilly TD, showing the strain of office at the launch of the National Standards for Safer Better Healthcare in Dublin.

SHORTLISTED
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN

By Mark Condren

President Michael D Higgins attending the annual state commemoration of the 1916 Rising at Arbour Hill in Dublin

SHORTLISTED
FINGERS ON BUZZERS........

By Steve Humphreys

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of a Tourism Ireland event at the St Regis Hotel in Beijing, China.

SHORTLISTED
MINISTER GETS DOWN AND DIRTY

By Lorraine Teevan

Minister Leo Varadkar mucks in as he takes part in the 2012 Bog Snorkelling Championships.

SHORTLISTED
PARTY LEADER

By Joe Dunne

Fianna Fáil Leader, Micheál Martin TD, in his office at Leinster House, Dublin.

SHORTLISTED
EAR ACHE

By Eric Luke

Éamon Ó Cuív who resigned from deputy leadership of Fianna Fáil has a earpiece fitted for a interview on the plinthe at Leinster House

SHORTLISTED
POLITICAL PLAY

By Brian Lawless

Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring T.D. has a kick about with some eager children at the HSE Community Games Finals launch.