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Bryan O’Brien

Email: info@bryanobrien.com
Website: http://www.bryanobrien.com/

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Multimedia - 2017
THE ARTIST WHO LIVES IN THE PAST

The strange world of American artist David McDermott in his Mullingar mansion.

1ST PLACE - Multimedia - 2018
CARS UNDER COVER

Some owners of cars keep them under canvas cover for many reasons. In this video a number of people reveal what's underneath the large tarpaulin in their front driveway and detail the relationships they have with their vehicles.

 

3RD PLACE - Daily Life & People - 2015
TAKING THE SUN

Residents of Ailesbury Nursing Home, Sandymount, enjoy the sunshine on a day trip to the rose gardens of St Anne’s Park, Raheny, in July.

3RD PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2011
MUSIC FOR THE CLASSROOM

Schoolchildren from Loreto Primary School Dalkey enjoy the National Symphony Orchestra under conductor Gearoid Grant at the National Concert Hall.

2ND PLACE - Politics - 2012
BRAND NEW TAOISEACH

Just elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny is congratulated as he leaves Leinster House for Aras an Uachtarain to receive his seal of Office from the President.

3RD PLACE - Sports Feature - 2008
RUGBY BLUES

Heart broken St. Mary’s fans after a one-point defeat by Belvedere College in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup Final in March.

3RD PLACE - News - 2014
UNTITLED

As the remains of poet Séamus Heaney leave Donnybrook Church for burial, his widow Marie thanks the public who lined the street and applauded.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2018
GOLD FINGERS

Paul Fox, from Clondalkin, a worker at MMI for over 33 years, holds three gold GAA All-Ireland Championship winner's medals created by him at the workshop in Bluebell, Dublin.

3RD PLACE - Picture Story - 2009
FALL AND RECOVER

Irish Modern Dance Theatre rehearse their production of "Fall and Recover" , choreographed by John Scott in May.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2011
JEAN BUTLER, DANCER

The dancer and choreographer Jean Butler.

3RD PLACE - News - 2006
SISTERS' SORROW

Sisters of murder victim, Siobhan Kearney, hold a vigil outside her home - Anne-Marie, Aishling, Caroline and Brighid.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2011
RESTORATION OF RUSSBOROUGH TABLETOP

Italian conservators work on an 18th century scagliola tabletop at Russborough House which was originally commissioned by Joseph Leeson 1st Earl of Milltown, 1744.

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2013
AUTUMN REDS ON THE GRAND CANAL

A man crosses a lock on the Grand Canal on a crisp Autumn day near Dublin's Baggott Street.

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2008
AN EYE FOR AN EYE

Mervyn Nixon, who specialises in the creation and fitting of prosthetic eyes.

SHORTLISTED - People - 2008
NEW TORAH FOR DUBLIN JEWISH CONGREGATION

101 year-old Louis Wine, the oldest member of Dublin’s Jewish community at the unveiling of a New Torah at the Terenure Synagogue, in April.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2007
BYE FOR NOW!

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern leaves Áras an Uachtaráin after seeking the dissolution of the Dáil.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2008
MEDALLION MAN

A devoted supporter carries a photo of Taoiseach Brian Cowen T.D. around his neck, when the new Taoiseach celebrated his appointment at the Tullamore Rally in May.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2007
HI MUM

The dancer Kenneth Flak performs in CYP 17, choreographed by André Gingras.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2007
CELEBRATING WITH A SPLASHDOWN

A young rugby player celebrates his school side's win by sliding across a puddle on the field.

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2006
HEADS OVER ASSES

Brian Williams and son Noah, visit an exhibition of donkey portraits, by Italian Photographer, Oliviero Toscani, in Dublin's Docklands.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2006
FASHION MEETS ART

Yomiko Chen in smock top by designer Rebecca Garcia and painting by Sean Scully in Hugh Lane Gallery.

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2006
DERVAL

Derval O'Rourke, Ireland's top female athlete, who won the 60 metre hurdles gold in the World Indoor Champsionships in March.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2006
WAIT FOR ME

A stray horse follows the field in the early stages of the Paddy Power Steeplechase, Leopardstown, in December.

SHORTLISTED - People - 2006
ALONE IN THE EXCLUSION ZONE

Muzychemko family who still live in toxic polluted zone of Vetka, Bellarus, contaminated by radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl disaster.

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2006
RALPH AT THE GATE

Actor Ralph Fiennes pictured in the Gate Theatre while appearing in Brian Friel's 'The Faith Healer'.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2006
OUT OF THE SHADOWS

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald MEP at Ard Chomhairle (National Executive) meeting in Dublin.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2006
COMING AND GOING

Actors Barbara Brennan , Susan Fitzgerald and Bernadette McKenna, in Becketts "Come and Go", at the Gate Theatre, in April.

Daily Life & People - 2015
UNTITLED

Veronica Walsh sporting a very dramatic hat at the Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse.

SHORTLISTED - Winning Portfolio - 2006
A CIRCLE OF SWANS

Ballet Ireland dancers pictured at the National Concert Hall, during rehearsals for Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake.

Daily Life - 2008
UNTITLED

Christy Bird Flanagan in his furniture and antiques shop, Christy Bird's, at Portobello Bridge, Dublin, in May 2005

News and Politics - 2008
UNTITLED

Well-wishers turn out in Tullamore, Co Offaly, to welcome Brian Cowen home after his election as Taoiseach in May 2008

Daily Life
UNTITLED

Building workers in Dublin city look through a hole cut in a promotional picture of Roy Keane the day after the announcement he was leaving Ireland's World Cup squad in Saipan following a row with the manager Mick McCarthy in May 2002.

Sports
UNTITLED

The start of the annual Liffey Swim in Dublin in September 2004.

News and Politics
UNTITLED

Bono, lead singer with U2 pictured in Dublin Docklands in November 2002 during a photocall to announce an architectural competition to design a 60 metre landmark tower which will house U2's exclusive recording studio on it's top two floors.

News and Politics
UNTITLED

The Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD and Tanaiste Mary Harney TD walk out of Government buildings to face the assembled media to launch their Programme for Government in June 2002.

Sports
UNTITLED

Kilkenny players celebrate after beating Cork in the final of the All-Ireland Minor Camogie Championship at Croke Park, Dublin, in September 2002

News and Politics
UNTITLED

A year on from the destruction of the World Trade Centre in New York in September 2001, Margaret McHugh, who lost her daughter Anne Marie in the attacks, attends a memorial ceremony in Dublin.

News
TAOISEACH BERTIE AHERN

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern TD photographed overlooking the entrance to the Taoiseach's Office as he made his way to Leinster House for the Order Of Business in May 2001.

News and Politics
UNTITLED

The US president Bill Clinton addresses a crowd in the Border town of Dundalk, Co Louth, before going on to Belfast for peace-process meetings in November 2000.

Daily Life
UNTITLED

A boy at a bonfire in east Belfast makes a pointed gesture on the eve of the annual Protestant celebration of the 12th of July in 2000.

Sports
UNTITLED

The scene on Inch Strand in West County Kerry yesterday where 180 fishermen participated in the Dingle Penninsula Daiwa Pairs organised by the Surf Angling Match Federation in October 2000.

News and Politics
UNTITLED

The RUC run to remove a loyalist protestor who attempted to crawl through the barbed wire barriers at Drumcree Church when Portadown Orange Order members and other Loyalists from all over Northern Ireland were prevented from marching through the Catholic working class Garvaghy Road, Portadown in July 2000.