PPAI

Brian Lawless

Email: brian.lawless@pressassociation.com
Phone: 0870682610

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Portrait - 2013
DARRAGH MCDONALD; SWIMMER

Paralympic swimmer Darragh McDonald, who went on to win Gold at London 2012, poses for a portrait proudly displaying his customised prosthetic legs.

1ST PLACE - Features - 2008
DON'T LET GO DADDY

A young girl clings to her father’s finger as she watches the guests arrive for her aunt’s wedding.

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1ST PLACE - Portrait - 2012
INDIVIDUALITY NOT ORIGINALITY

Amateur boxer Glenn Murray after a bout during the IABA Senior Open Elite Competition.

2ND PLACE - News - 2014
THE BURIAL

Dr.Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar (centre) at the burial of his wife and three teenage children, who died in a suspect arson attack.

2ND PLACE - Politics - 2016
WHEN GERRY MET CHARLIE

The Prince of Wales shakes hands with Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams at the National University of Ireland in Galway during a 4 day visit to the island of Ireland.

2ND PLACE - Picture Story - 2009
AT THE RACES

A collection of horse racing images depicting a day at the races taken throughout the year at various Irish venues.

2ND PLACE - Reportage - 2013
SYNCHRONIZE

In April the USA Synchronized Swim Team visited the National Aquatic Center in Dublin as part of their training for the Olympic Games in London.

3RD PLACE - Sports Non Action - 2012
SIGNS OF BATTLE

Ireland's Marie Louise Reilly lines up for the anthems before a Six Nations match against France, showing the signs of the previous weeks match.

3RD PLACE - Politics - 2016
POLITICAL COLOURS

The Sinn Fein logo is projected onto Martin McGuinness, unbeknownst to him, at the launch of their National Programme of Events surrounding the 1916 Commemorations

3RD PLACE - Sports Action - 2008
WINNING EMBRACE

Australia’s Heath Francis is congratulated by second place Francis Kompaon, of Papua New Guinea, while he keeps an eye on his time, after he won the Men’s 100m-T46 Final at the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008.

3RD PLACE - Individual Study - 2009
INTO THE BLUE

Irish Olympic swimmer Melanie Nocher at the Ireland team hotel in advance of the FINA World Swimming Championships Rome 2009.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2014
FINAL MINUTE

Dublin ladies footballers watch on anxiously in the last minute of the final which they lost to a last minute goal.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2014
LIGHT FANTASTIC

Diya Linkwinkstar (12) performs a semi-classical dance during the Indian Festival of Lights, known as Diwali, at Croke Park.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2014
HEARD IT ALL BEFORE

A lady listens to speeches, in reaction to Budget 2014, during a protest by pensioners outside Leinster House.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2014
TERESA FREEMAN - LAST TO LEAVE

One of the last residents on the top floor of the Joseph Plunkett Tower in Ballymun, Teresa Freeman before the demolition of the tower.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2013
POLITICAL PLAY

Minister of State for Tourism & Sport, Michael Ring T.D. has a kick about with some eager children at the HSE Community Games Finals launch.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Non Action - 2012
THE DIVE

A diver competes during the Final of the Men's 10m Platform Diving event at the 2011 FINA World Long Course Championships in Shanghai, China.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2012
HOMAGE TO AN IRISH ICON

Thousands of mourners filed past the remains of former Taoiseach Garret Fitzgerald as he lay in state in the Oak Room of the Mansion House, Dublin.

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2011
DIVING

Images of competitors during various diving events at the 2010 LEN European Long Course Swimming Championships.

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SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2012
JOHN CONDIE; ONE ARMED GOLFER

John Condie hits his 2nd shot on the 3rd during the Bob Hughes Cup 74th World Open One Armed Championships at Co. Meath Golf Club.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2006
LIGHT RUN

Runners compete during the senior boys event at the Leinster Schools Cross-Country, DCU, Dublin.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2008
RACING REFLECTIONS

China’s Fang Wang races ahead of the field on her way to winning the Women’s 100m-T36 final in a world record time of 13.82 seconds at the Beijing Paralympic Games 2008.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2006
POETRY IN MOTION

Runners and riders in action at the Laytown beach races, Laytown Strand, Co. Meath.

Sports - 2007
UNTITLED

Kerry fans celebrate after the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final against Cork at Croke Park in September 2007.

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Sports
UNTITLED

Italy's Christian Vieri shoots at the Republic of Ireland goal during a friendly match at Lansdowne Road in August 2005.

Sports - 2006
UNTITLED

A bather on his way to the beach in Limassol watches two Republic of Ireland soccer fans pose for a photograph ahead of the Euro 2008 Championship qualifier against Cyprus in October 2006.