PPAI

Politics
2023

1ST PLACE WINNER
Politics 2023

YES MINISTERS

by Tom Honan

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe pictured before attending a Budget 2023 photocall.

2ND PLACE
COULD THE REAL TAOISEACH PLEASE STAND UP!

By Frank McGrath

Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar pictured during the Béal na mBláth Centenary commemoration remembering General Michael Collins.

3RD PLACE
COUNCILLOR EIMEAR McCORMACK

By Kenneth O’Halloran

Councillor Eimear McCormack at the Fianna Fáil National Councillors’ Conference in Dublin.

SHORTLISTED
BERTIE

By Laura Hutton

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern photographed in the Skylon Hotel, Drumcondra.

SHORTLISTED
FROM SOD TO SKY

By Michael Mclaughlin

Minister for Rural and Community Development, Heather Humphreys TD, skys the traditional sod turning on a new extension to a walkway at the Connacht GAA Air Dome in Bekan, Co. Mayo.

SHORTLISTED
POLITICAL PULL

By Sam Barnes

Minister of State for Sport and the Gaeltacht Jack Chambers TD, centre, takes part in a game of tug of war, alongside Hannele Raji, second from right, aged 13, and her sister Hila Raji, aged 10, both from Drogheda, Co. Louth, and players from Mosney FC in Meath, during the SARI  sportsfest at the Phoenix Park, Dublin, celebrating 25 years of working with sport to promote inclusion, diversity and equality.

SHORTLISTED
CROSSROADS DANCING IN THE SCHOOLYARD

By Domnick Walsh

Minister Norma Foley watches Orla Ní Ghriphin, Oisín Sín Madeley and Sadhbh Madeley as they perform a Crossroad dance in the schoolyard, during her visit to local schools in Dingle.

SHORTLISTED
STEPPING DOWN IN STYLE

By Niall Carson

Taoiseach Micheál Martin jumps from a tractor as he visits the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co. Laois.