PPAI

Portrait
2017

1ST PLACE WINNER
Portrait 2017

AILEEN REID

by Morgan Treacy

Triathlete Aileen Reid photographed for a series of portraits on Irish Olympians

2ND PLACE
A MOTHER'S TEARS.

By Steve Humphreys

Mark Burke's tearful Mother Bernadette O'Byrne pictured after his dismembered body was recovered at a recycling plant in Ballyfermot.

3RD PLACE
ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS

By Brendan Moran

Actress Joanna Lumley reacts as she is presented with flowers on the occasion of her 70th birthday during a race day at the Curragh Racecourse

Shortlisted
STABLE COMPANIONS

By Cody Glenn

Ciara Mullen from Malahide with her horse Madam Stella in the stables ahead of the Dublin Horse Show.

SHORTLISTED
EAMON DUNPHY

By EAMON DUNPHY

Former Republic of Ireland soccer player and sports pundit Eamon Dunphy

SHORTLISTED
PICTURED

By Michael McSweeney

Photographer John Minihan pictured in UCC with one of his photos of Samuel Beckett.

SHORTLISTED
HARDWIRED SENATOR

By Mark Stedman

Senator Ivana Bacik demonstrating a electroencephalogram (EEG) in Trinity's Long Room as part of a pop-up festival in Trinity College Dublin.

SHORTLISTED
SCREENWRITER / ACTOR MARK O'HALLORAN.

By Steve Humphreys

SHORTLISTED
MARY LOU

By Leon Farrell

Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald stands in a prison cell a recreation from the 1916 cells in Kilmainhan Dublin

SHORTLISTED
FLAMES NOT FLOWERS

By Julien Behal

Emma Geherty from Flames Not Flowers who performed at the state ceremonial event on the 8th of March International Women's Day 2016 commemorating the women of the Easter Rising.

Shortlisted
A CENTURY OF REFLECTION

By Gerry Mooney

Gunner Shane Lennon reflects the memory of 1916 leader Padraig Pearse in the cell from which he was taken in Kilmainham jail for execution exactly 100 years previously in 1916.

Shortlisted
REFLECTION OF A VISION

By Gerry Mooney

Sgt Mark Dunne has the Proclamation reflected in his visor as the Defence Forces deliver the Proclamation and the national flag by air to schools off the northwest Donegal islands.

SHORTLISTED
SIDE BY SIDE

By Domnick Walsh

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins his wife Sabina arrive for the Unveiling of a sculpture to the 1916 man Sir Roger Casement at the Cathedral in Ardfert Co Kerry

SHORTLISTED
AMAZING GRACE

By Clodagh Kilcoyne

ebecca Smyth and her Irish Wolfhound dog called Amazing Grace look at the sunrise during the Winter Solstice at Newgrange

SHORTLISTED
LIAM COSGRAVE

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Liam Cosgrave age 96 former Taoiseach and leader of the Fine Gael party photographed at a 1916 commemoration.

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COOL AS A FISH

By Barry Cronin

Singer Jerry Fish photographed in Dublin.

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BRENDAN'S CUTTING EDGE

By Andres Poveda

Brendan O'Connor pictured on the set of his brand new RTÉ One series 'Brendan O'Connor's Cutting Edge'.

SHORTLISTED
JIM

By Alan Betson

Jim Sheridan Director at the Irish Film Board IFB publication of IFB supported 2016 Slate of Productions in Dublin.