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Dara MacDónaill

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2016
ARTIST PAINTS ARTISTS

Artist, Mick O'Dea joined by some of the people he will paint for an evolving festival portrait including Garry Hynes, Aisling O'Sullivan, Derbhle Crotty and Eugene Downes.

1ST PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2015
MILEY IN THE MONEY

Miley Cyrus performing on stage in Dublin

3RD PLACE - Sports Feature - 2006
THINKING TIGER

Tiger Woods on the 18th Fairway, during the American Ryder Cup Team practice round, at the K Club, Co. Kildare.

2ND PLACE - Politics - 2014
PUT YOUR HANDS UP IN THE AIR.

Democratic Unionist Party MLA Sammy Wilson and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams T.D. partake in a ‘Mexican wave’ before the arrival of President Obama in Belfast

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2018
PRIZE DELIGHT

Rachel Morrissey (7), from Clontarf, Dublin, winner of the under-9 violin competition, receives the cup from adjudicator Georg Baich, at the ESB Feis Ceoil

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2018
LIGHTHOUSE LEAP

Cliff diver Anna Bader diving from North Bank Lighthouse, Dublin Bay, in preparation for the Diving World Series

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2018
DOG DAY AFTERNOON

Adrian Marshall, from Booterstown, exercising his dog, Willow, on Sandymount Strand, Dublin

SHORTLISTED - News - 2016
LOST IN THEIR THOUGHTS

Gardai sit and reflect at the State Funeral of murdered colleague, Garda Anthony (Tony) Golden, at St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co. Louth.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
LAW REFLECTIONS

Former Justice Minister Alan Shatter TD, sits using his phone while Gardai surround his car, after it was blocked by protesters from entering the gates of the Dail, Dublin.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
HAPPY UNION

Fine Gael Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Labour Tanaiste Joan Burton, embrace with other TD's at Dublin Castle, during the results of the Referendum on Marriage Equality.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2015
JUST OUTSIDE OUR GATE

Children look on as the Garda forensic team examine the scene at Croftwood Gardens, Cherry Orchard, Dublin, where a six-year-old was shot

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2016
FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS

Chris Moran, from Co. Mayo climbs Croagh Patrick, in his bare feet on Reek Sunday. The Mass was cancelled for the first time in its history due to the weather.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Non Action - 2013
REPLAY DISMAY

A Galway supporter near the end of game, as Kilkenny beat Galway in the All Ireland Senior Hurling Final replay at Croke Park.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2014
IF LOOKS COULD KILL

Leader of the Labour Party, Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore T.D. with Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton T.D. at the ‘wrap-up press conference’ of Labour's referendum campaign

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2012
CONSERVATIONIST, PROF KEVIN B NOWLAN

Professor Kevin B Nowlan, veteran conservationist pictured at his home in Dublin ahead of his 90th Birthday.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2013
FORMER ANGLO IRISHBANK CHAIRMAN SEAN FITZPATRICK LEAVES COURT

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick was sent forward for trial, pictured leaving the courts after he was served the books of evidence.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2011
BALANCING ACT

Declan Mee, from Blackrock, Dublin,( but living in Berlin) teaching at the Dublin Circus Festival, at Larkin Hall, Cathal Bruagh Street, Dublin.

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SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2011
CATCH OF THE DAY

A kestrel takes away it's prey (a rat) along the Bull Wall, Dollymount Dublin.

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2011
DOUBLE TAKE

The Twins festival in Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.

SHORTLISTED - People - 2008
EXAM EMOTION

"Megan Campbell after receiving her Junior Certificate results at St. Mary’s Holy Faith Convent, Glasnevin, Dublin "

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2007
ELECTION HIGH

Elected. Fine Gael's Richard Bruton is lifted shoulder high after topping the poll in Dublin North Central election court.

Sports
UNTITLED

The world's most distinguished soccer referee, Pierluigi Collina of Italy, answers questions during a function in Dublin City University in January 2004

Sports
UNTITLED

Pat Roe of Laois and Tommy Dowd of Meath tussle during a Leinster Football Championship game at Páirc Tailteann, Navan, in June 1994