PPAI

Portrait
2013

1ST PLACE WINNER
Portrait 2013

DARRAGH MCDONALD; SWIMMER

by Brian Lawless

Paralympic swimmer Darragh McDonald, who went on to win Gold at London 2012, poses for a portrait proudly displaying his customised prosthetic legs.

2ND PLACE
BECAUSE I AM A GIRL CAMPAIGN

By Jason Clarke

Emily O'Loughlin age 6 from Mitchelstown pictured for Because I am a Girl Campaign

3RD PLACE
INSIDE I'M DANCING!

By Brendan Moran

Darren Townes, Neptune basketball team poses for a portrait with his portrait on an iphone at the launch of the Basketball Ireland Season

Shortlisted
KIERAN BEHAN - IMPOSSIBLE IS NOTHING

By Brendan Moran

Gymnast Kieran Behan, twice confined to a wheelchair, prepares ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, becoming Ireland second ever gymnast to qualify for the Games

SHORTLISTED
NOWHERE TO HIDE

By Marc O’Sullivan

Cage Fighter Amanda English exuding calm and confidence pictured before a bout

SHORTLISTED
MR. BLONDE.

By Steve Humphreys

'Resevoir Dogs' actor Michael Madsen pictured in between press interviews while in Dublin for a special screening of the Quentin Tarantino film.

SHORTLISTED
DIWALI

By Laura Hutton

Aarush Shukla (8) poses with a candle for the launch of Diwali, Festival of Lights at City Hall in Dublin.

SHORTLISTED
HITCHCOCK'S MUSE

By Tony Gavin

Hollywood actress Tippi Hedren who starred in the Alfred Hitchcock movie The Birds, at the Newbridge Silver Museum of Style Icons.

SHORTLISTED
NATURE'S CHILD...

By John C Kelly

Aoibheann O Dwyer of Ennis with her "environmentally friendly" headgear during the annual Clarecastle regatta, in County Clare.

SHORTLISTED
UNTITLED

By Fran Veale

MINNIE.

SHORTLISTED
CITIZENSHIP CELEBRATION

By Gareth Chaney

Omolara Opowu originally from Nigeria but now living in Limerick with her daughter Reyhana (7 months) during a Citizenship ceremony at The Convention Centre, Dublin

SHORTLISTED
MARCUS OF LIMERICK

By Eamon Ward