PPAI

Reportage
2015

1ST PLACE WINNER
Reportage 2015

LIFFEY SWIM

by Alan Betson

Swimmers competing in the 95th Dublin City Liffey Swim 2014 – 361 swimmers registered to take part, over the 2.2 km course

2ND PLACE
BRIAN O'DRISCOLL'S FINAL YEAR

By Stephen McCarthy

A selection of images featuring the final year of Ireland and Leinster rugby star, Brian O’Driscoll

3RD PLACE
A BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP

By Paul Nicholls

Five-year-old Sophie Ella and her three and a half year old Bull Terrier ‘Megan’. The pictures show a special bond between child, dog and pups. ‘Bullys’ get so much bad press that is mostly untrue. Both dog and child adore each other

Shortlisted
SPECIAL OLYMPICS

By Diarmuid Greene

The Special Olympics Ireland Games 2014

SHORTLISTED
OUTBREAK

By Mark Condren

The outbreak of the deadly virus Ebola in Kenema, Eastern Sierra Leone

SHORTLISTED
THY KINGDOM COME

By Denis Minihane

The funeral of the famous politician Jackie Healy-Rea in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry. Mr Healy-Rea was well-known throughout Ireland as a hard-working, colourful politician and he was a key figure in the balance of power for governments. Two former Taoisigh Bertie Ahern and Brian Cowen attended the funeral, showing the high level of respect for him. His pet pony ‘Peig’ also joined in the funeral cortege