PPAI

Portrait
2018

1ST PLACE WINNER
Portrait 2018

HARD MAN, SOFT HEART

by Gerry Mooney

Despite a breakdown of their professional relationship, the love of Pete Taylor for his daughter Katie remains strong

2ND PLACE
LAOS, THE SECRET WAR

By Brenda Fitzsimons

Yeyang Yang and daughter Syya photographed at their home, Phonsavan, Laos. He was burning rubbish when the heat of the fire ignited a UXO in the ground and it exploded.

3RD PLACE
OH, CHRISTMAS TREE

By Don MacMonagle

Juno Hussey collects her very own Christmas tree in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry

Shortlisted
WORDS OF WISDOM

By Morgan Treacy

Kilkenny's Shelley Farrell during a portrait session for the Camogie League Launch, in Dublin

Shortlisted
BALLER

By Brendan Moran

Devon Brookshire, Courtyard Liffey Celtics, poses for a portrait at the official launch of the Basketball Ireland season

SHORTLISTED
JACK'S STARE

By Ramsey Cardy

Leinster's Jack Conan poses for a portrait following a press conference

SHORTLISTED
WORDS OF WISDOM

By Morgan Treacy

Kilkenny's Shelley Farrell during a portrait session for the Camogie League Launch, in Dublin

SHORTLISTED
RYAN TUBRIDY

By Robbie Reynolds

Radio and TV presenter Ryan Tubridy, pictured in RTÆ’

SHORTLISTED
TUNNEL VISION

By Sam Barnes

Ronan Maher, of Tipperary, stands for a portrait at a media event, ahead of Tipperary's Allianz Hurling League Semi-Final against Wexford

SHORTLISTED
SIVE

By Tony Gavin

Songwriter, singer and multi-instrumentalist, Sive

SHORTLISTED
REFLECTIONS

By James Crombie

12-month-old Chloe watches her reflection in a mirror

SHORTLISTED
IN CREATION

By Gerry Mooney

Florist Olivier Besombe pictured at work at his studio in Dublin

SHORTLISTED
FRANCES FITZGERALD

By Gareth Chaney

Tanaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Frances Fitzgerald TD pictured at her department offices on Kildare Street, Dublin

SHORTLISTED
LET US PRAY

By David Conachy

Celebrity and Michelin-starred chef Marco Pierre White takes a moment to reflect

SHORTLISTED
BROTHERS HARRY AND TOMMY LONG OUTSIDE THE ARAS

By Cyril Byrne

Harry and Tommy, from Ballycallan, Co Kilkenny, pictured outside aras an Uachtarain, for the garden party hosted by President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina

SHORTLISTED
BRAGGER

By Andres Poveda

Baz Ashmawy exploring the bragging styles and habits of Irish adults on social media as a platform to showcase and celebrate achievements, life events, holidays or their killer abs