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Mark Condren

Email: condrenmark@gmail.com

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Reportage - 2017
ARMED REACTION

The Garda Armed Support Unit which was put on the streets of Dublin after the murder of David Byrne at the Regency hotel in Dublin.

1ST PLACE - News - 2016
GOODBYE

A young relative looks on at the funeral of those who lost their lives in the Carrickmines fire at a traveller halting site.

1ST PLACE - Reportage - 2013
FINAL JOURNEY

The remains of murdered teenager Marioara Rostas, whose body was found in the Wicklow mountains, are returned to Romania for burial

1ST PLACE - News - 2011
LAID TO REST

The body of Toyosi Shitta Bey, the 15-year-old boy who was stabbed to death in Tyrellstown, Dublin, is laid to rest at the Muslim burial ground in Rathcoole cemetery

1ST PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2006
ART IMITATING LIFE

Artist Robert Ballagh in his Dublin studio.

2ND PLACE - Portrait - 2012
LIFELINES

A young Pakistani boy touches the face of his 96-year-old grandmother

2ND PLACE - Politics - 2018
VICTORY

Leo Varadkar TD celebrates, after being elected as the new Fine Gael leader

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2009
A CALL TO PRAYER

A Muslim at prayer in the Anwar e-Madina mosque on Talbot Street, Dublin.

2ND PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2009
PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

Artist Martin Bengtsson working inside his caravan which is his studio/home

3RD PLACE - Individual Study - 2006
BROUGHT TO BOOK

Writer, Colm Toibin, in his studio.

3RD PLACE - News - 2013
MOVED TO TEARS

Businessman Sean Quinn becomes emotional during a support rally held for him in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2018
CALM AFTER THE STORM

Siblings Tom and Elsa Dollard, walking on the historic Centre Park Road, Cork, which saw 27 fallen trees after hurricane Ophelia

SHORTLISTED - News - 2018
FRAIL FACE OF WAR

Nour Mashour, a malnourished child, receives treatment at an Aleppo Hospital during the Syrian War

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
THE RISING

Tour guides from the 1916 freedom tour passing Government buildings. 2016 marks the centenary of The Easter Rising.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2018
STREET LIFE

A homeless couple are awakened by passing members of the Garda ASU, after leaving a "gun call" in Dublin. Ireland has recently seen the highest rate of homelessness on record

SHORTLISTED - News - 2016
PARENTS WORST NIGHTMARE

John Buckley, father of murdered Irish Nurse Karen Buckley gives his wife Marian a comforting kiss at a candlelight vigil on Georges square Glasgow. Also included is Karens brother Kieran.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2016
D-DAY

98-year-old D-Day veteran Sir John Leslie who was awarded the Legion of Honour at a ceremony at the French Ambassador’s Residence.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2016
COOKING UP A STORM

Pizza maker Gilles in his Pizza truck in Greystones

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2016
CARRYING THE CROSS

A cross is carried reinacting the stations of the cross on Good Friday. The cross is carried by different people on the route and passes through the Ballymun Town centre.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2015
THE PLOUGHMAN

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD tries his hand with a horse and plough at the National Ploughing Championships in County Laois

SHORTLISTED - News - 2016
SEALED WITH A KISS

Emma Day gives her partner Lt Kevin Fitzgerald a kiss after he was awarded with his Military Pilots Wings at a Ceremony in the Air Corps Headquarters.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2013
A FAMILY UNITED

Patricia Quinn, wife of Sean Quinn, sits with her daughters on a trailer during a support rally for her husband in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2015
OUTBREAK

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

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2013
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN

President Michael D Higgins attending the annual state commemoration of the 1916 Rising at Arbour Hill in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2013
ANGEL FACES

Three-year-old Abbey Fortune and Grace O'Donnell from St Joseph's nursery Dublin singing at the live animal crib at the Mansion House

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2013
NOT A SHAMROCK IN SIGHT

Performers make their way down O'Connell Street in Dublin during the St Patrick's Day parade

SHORTLISTED - News - 2013
FINAL GOODBYE

A mourner touches the coffin of beloved Irish writer Maeve Binchy at her funeral mass in Dalkey, Co Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2011
LITTLE PEOPLE

Visitors at the leprechaun museum in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2012
ON THE HOOF

Blacksmith John Boyne at work on the shoe of Lir, a member of the Garda Mounted Unit

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2011
WOOF AND READY

Sandbags in Dublin as the city is placed on flood alert

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
GUNNING FOR THE ARAS

Senator and presidential candidate David Norris fires the starting pistol for the Goal Calcutta run

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
BACK TO THE FUTURE

Seamus Kelly at his Havelock Square home, with the about to be opened Aviva Stadium at the end of the road .

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
HEADS UP

Restaurateur Nick Munier in his Dublin restaurant

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
YOUNG HEAD, OLD SHOULDERS

A young Palestinian girl in a south Hebron refugee camp, West Bank

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2011
SEAT OF POWER

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern in his office in St Lukes, Drumcondra

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
CROSSFIRE

A man prays outside a Port-au-Prince church that had just been destroyed in the Haitian earthquake

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
FLOWER POWER

Organic baker Jonas Hein in his Offaly bakery

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
FIRED UP

Protestors outside the Dail following the governments decision to call in the IMF

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
VISITING DADDY

The son and partner of John ONeill, who was shot dead while on holiday in Spain, at his grave in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2011
ANGRY EARTH

The aftermath of the Haiti earthquake

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
STALKING HORSE

One time murder suspect Ian Bailey outside the Courts of Criminal Justice in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
MAN FROM ATLANTIS

The Garda sub-aqua unit at work in the River Liffey

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
TEARS FOR TOYOSI

The father of 15-year-old murder victim Toyosi Shitta-Bey at his sons funeral

SHORTLISTED - People - 2009
THE TENDER TOUCH

A Ugandan boy strokes the head of his mother who is dying of Aids

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2009
STILL LIFE

Journalist Jim Downey looks at a portrait of himself

SHORTLISTED - People - 2009
DEATH ON WHEELS

An undertaker loads a childs coffin on to the back of a couriers motorcycle in Uganda, east Africa

SHORTLISTED - News - 2009
THE WEST’S AFLOAT

Hugh O’Donnell tries to reach his flooded house in Ballinasloe, Co Galway

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2009
BIG MAN

Actor Brendan Gleeson

SHORTLISTED - News - 2009
HELP AT HAND

The scene moments after a bus and a Luas crashed on OConnell Street

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2009
WHATEVER YOU SAY, SAY CHEESE:

Brians Cowen and Lenihan at the Fianna Fail think-in cabinet photo-shoot

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2009
SOME ARE MORE EQUINE THAN OTHERS

Horsetrainer Willie Mullins at his stables in Co Carlow

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2009
CITY OF BLINDING LIGHTS

U2 play Croke Park in Dublin during there 360 degree tour.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2009
MARK OF A KILLER

Mark Nash is driven away after being charged with the murder of two women in Grangegorman, Dublin, in 1997.

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SHORTLISTED - Features - 2009
TIDAL WAVE

A man goes for a swim during the Bray Summerfest airshow

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2009
SNOW PATROL

A soldier on manoeuvres in the Curragh, Co Kildare

SHORTLISTED - People - 2008
TAKING A DIP

Local children swim in a lake in the Zinder region of Niger.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2006
JUST ANOTHER STATISTIC

One of the cars involved in an accident, which left five young men dead.

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2006
SAY CHEESE

A passer by takes a closer look at a bus shelter ad.

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2006
OPERATING PROFITS

Chief Executive Michael Cullen at the new private Beacon Hospital in Dublin.

Daily Life & People - 2016
ALL THE MENS SOLDIERS

The Tricolour is led to a cermony for five cadets who were awarded with their Military Pilots Wings at a Ceremony in the Air Corps Headquarters in Casement Aerodrome

News - 2016
NEVER DRINK AND DRIVE

Gillian Treacy after leaving Portlaois circuit after a man was convicted of killing her son by drink driving

Daily Life & People - 2016
MY LITTLE BONNIE

Mairead Murphy from Sligo shows off her 4 month old baby Pearl to Rachel Williams and Ruth Walsh on Ladies Day at the Galway races.

Daily Life & People - 2016
THE BLACKSMITH

Blacksmith Florence O'Sullivan from Boolteens, Castlemaine, Co Kerry.

News - 2016
FALLEN MEMBER

The remains of the Garda Tony Golden at his State Funeral in Blackrock Coounty Louth. Garda Golden was shot dead in nearby Omeath while responding to a domestic disturbance.

News and Politics - 2006
UNTITLED

Ian Bailey photographed in Cork.

News and Politics
UNTITLED

Jamie Farrelly Maughan's sister Rebecca and mother, Josephine Farrelly, at Jamie's funeral in Cavan town in July 2004.The body of the 13-year-old had been found in the garden of a vacant house yards from her mother's home six days after her disappearance