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Politics
2022

1ST PLACE WINNER
Politics 2022

GET IN LINE

by Daragh McSweeney

An Taoiseach Micheal Martin TD pictured queuing for his Covid 19 vaccination booster jab at Cork City Hall Vaccination Centre.

2ND PLACE
EXECUTIVE COURSE

By Niall Carson

Northern Ireland First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O'Neill (right) at the launch of the PGA Europro Tour event at Clandeboye Golf Club near Bangor in Co Down.

3RD PLACE
SOMETHING TO SHOUT ABOUT

By Brian Lawless

The former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton is installed as the chancellor of Queen's University during a ceremony at the Belfast academic institution.

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WITS’ END

By Clodagh Kilcoyne

Minister Edwin Poots outside the Democratic Unionist Party headquarters in Belfast during a vote to replace First Minister Arlene Foster as leader of the DUP. He would only last 21 days in the job.

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Sinn Fein Ard Fheis

By Alan Betson

President of Sinn Fein Mary Lou McDonald after giving her address at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis at the Helix in Dublin.

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TIME TO WALK AWAY

By Liam McBurney

A candid moment of Arlene Foster at Stormont during turbulent times. Weeks later the DUP leader would choose to stand down, leaving the party and politics behind.

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LATE NIGHT REVIEW

By Gerry Mooney

As Ireland is faced with a new variant of Covid, Taoiseach Micheal Martin presses on into the night as he reviews recommendations in his office in Government buildings.