PPAI

Reportage
2018

1ST PLACE WINNER
Reportage 2018

MAYMAC

by Private: Stephen McCarthy

UFC fighter Conor McGregor and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr take to the ring for their Super Welterweight boxing match at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA

2ND PLACE
BECAUSE I'M WORTHLESS

By John C Kelly

Once loved dolls, which were salvaged from rubbish skips adorn almost every nook and cranny of the Wasted Junky salvage yard at Raheen, Co Clare. Visitors to the yard, where everything from a needle to an anchor can be purchased, are often startled by the quirky nature and random positioning of the toys where the owner says he saves them from the tip because they once obviously meant a great deal to their former owners. They now keep watchful eyes on the premises

3RD PLACE
HEAD SPACE

By Tom Honan

Children who wish to remain anonymous from a Homeless Hub in Dublin, pictured making and displaying models depicting where they will be spending Christmas, at a Focus Ireland art workshop

SHORTLISTED
THE JASON CORBETT TRIAL

By Michael Chester

The Jason Corbett murder trial in Lexington, NC, USA, where his wife Molly Martens and her father Tom Martens, a retired FBI agent, were both convicted of 2nd degree murder

SHORTLISTED
MEN OF STEAM

By Gerry Mooney

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland preserve steam locomotives in working order, allowing people to see what train travel was like in Ireland over fifty years ago. Behind the shiny gloss paintwork of the locomotives and carriages, the preparation, operation and disposal of the steam locomotives is carried out exactly as it would have been done for generations when these locomotives hauled everyday trains

SHORTLISTED
MY HOME

By Clodagh Kilcoyne

Bernie Kearney's home was destroyed overnight by a landslide of mud sending her car through her kitchen window after torrential rain in Donegal