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David Conachy

Email: dconachy@independent.ie

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Picture Story - 2008
IN GOD WE TRUST

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern’s final official visit to the USA, before he stepped down as Taoiseach

1ST PLACE - Individual Study - 2008
POET'S DEN

Poet, author and playwright Ulick O’Connor at his home in Dublin.

1ST PLACE - Picture Story - 2006
A DAY IN DECEMBER

Members of the Fallonstown Gun Club on their annual St. Stephen's Day Shoot.

1ST PLACE - News - 2006
THE LONG GOODBYE

The remains of former Taoiseach, Charles J. Haughey, en route to his final resting place, in Sutton.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2018
BROKEN HEARTED

The family of Irish Coast Guard Captain Dara Fitzpatrick carry her coffin from St Patrick's Church in Glencullen, Co Dublin, to her final resting place

2ND PLACE - Politics - 2006
YOU'VE JUST GOT TO LAUGH!

Minister for Justice Michael McDowell enjoys a laugh with party colleagues before the race for Leader of the PD's

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2015
A CROSS TO BEAR

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern stands in the shadow of the memorial for 14 of the executed leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising at Arbour Hill, Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2018
LET US PRAY

Celebrity and Michelin-starred chef Marco Pierre White takes a moment to reflect

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2012
EYE

A portrait of singer Sinead O'Connor

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2014
PORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST

John Hurt, who appeared in the production of Samuel Beckett’s ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’, at the Gate Theatre, Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2012
SOLDIER JOE

STILL CALLED TO THE COLOURS: Joe Fitzpatrick, the veteran of the Congo massacre, stands ready for action in his campaign to secure proper recognition for his service.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2012
ON THE LAND

Ryan Phillips from Omeath at the annual Knockbridge, Co Louth Vintage day.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2009
THE PARTY'S OVER

Progressive Democrat founder Des O'Malley looks on thoughtfully as his successors as party leader, Michael McDowell and Mary Harney, greet each other at the PD's farewell meeting held in the University College Dublin which marked the end of the Progressive Political Party in Ireland.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2009
REACHING OUT

An Taoiseach Brian Cowan at the Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann in Tullamore Co. Offaly

SHORTLISTED - Picture Story - 2008
A DAY IN DECEMBER

The Ward Union, Saint Stephen’s Day stag hunt

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2007
A WOMAN'S WORK IS NEVER DONE

Rose Apau on her way to market in Kitgum, Northern Uganda.

SHORTLISTED - Features - 2007
RECORD BREAKERS

Some of the 4,572 vintage tractors at the Cooley Vintage Festival World Record attempt.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2006
THE TASTE OF VICTORY

European Ryder Cup Captain, Ian Woosnam, enjoys the moment of victory.

Arts and Culture
UNTITLED

The singer Shane MacGowan at North Lotts, Dublin city, in November 2004

News and Politics - 2006
UNTITLED

The remains of the former Taoiseach Charles Haughey pass along the Clontarf seafront en route to St Fintan's cemetery, Sutton, Co Dublin, in June 2006