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Gerry Mooney

Email: gerry.mooney@gmail.com

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Portrait - 2018
HARD MAN, SOFT HEART

Despite a breakdown of their professional relationship, the love of Pete Taylor for his daughter Katie remains strong

1ST PLACE - Politics - 2018
HOLDING THE PARTY LINE

Fine Gael TD's Josepha Madigan, Kate O'Connell, Maria Bailey and Hildegarde Naughton return to Government buildings, following an International Women's Day event

1ST PLACE - Politics - 2017
CAMPAIGN TURBULENCE

Taoiseach Enda Kenny campaigning during the general election despite reports that he and his party were losing the support of voters.

1ST PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2017
STEP TOGETHER

Members of the Defence Forces march through the streets of Dublin during the Easter rising centenary celebration parade.

1ST PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2008
A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

Stage actor George Seremba sees the stage from a different angle, during a visit to Dublin’s Abbey Theatre.

2ND PLACE - Daily Life & People - 2017
TAKING A BREAK

James Derwin (7) from Athlone takes a break with Yorkie a 128cm Jumping Pony at the RDS Dublin Horse show.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2018
AN TAOISEACH IN TWILIGHT

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD looks out from One World Trade Centre, New York. It would be his final day in the US as Taoiseach, he resigned shortly after his return

2ND PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2011
BAD MOTHER

Artist Kevin Sharky pictured with one of his piece's 'Bad Mother' which he created to reflect his challenging and difficult childhood

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2018
IN CREATION

Florist Olivier Besombe pictured at work at his studio in Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2018
MEN OF STEAM

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland preserve steam locomotives in working order, allowing people to see what train travel was like in Ireland over fifty years ago. Behind the shiny gloss paintwork of the locomotives and carriages, the preparation, operation and disposal of the steam locomotives is carried out exactly as it would have been done for generations when these locomotives hauled everyday trains

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2018
REFLECTIONS IN THE RAIN

Despite a heavy downpour of rain, people make their way around the site of the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Co Offaly

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2017
ARE YOU SERIOUSLY WEARING THAT?

Minister Leo Varadkar is taken by the appearance of his colleague and fellow minister Charlie Flanagan as he arrives for a Fine Gael general election publicity event.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
TWO HEADS ON THE CANVASS

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin and party candidate Bobby Aylward pictured canvassing with local man George Darcy in Bagnaelstown ahead of a local by-election

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2016
BACK IN THE LIMELIGHT

Former Fine Gael minister Lucinda Creighton pictured at the launch of her new Renua political party in Trinity College

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2015
ELECTED

Mary Hanafin, Fianna Fáil, is overcome following the announcement of her success for the highly contested local election seat in South Dublin

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2015
COMING OUT FROM THE DARKNESS

Maria Cahill, who claimed she was sexually abused by a republican when she was a teenager, broke her silence to make the claim

SHORTLISTED - News - 2015
STATE EXAMINATION

Former CEO and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, Seán Fitzpatrick, departs from court during his trial for providing unlawful financial assistance to bank customers to buy shares in the bank

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2013
'DESHABILLE'

Burlesque dancer Epiphany Demeanour pictured during a performance for the Dublin Burlesque dance festival

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
HE WALKS AMONG US

Larry Murphy, The most feared man in Ireland and recently released convicted rapist walks silently through Heuston train station, most unaware of his presence.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2008
THE WILD ROVER

Shane McGowan, lead singer of the Pogues, ahead of their performance in the RDS.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2008
STYLISH RETURN

Jean Daly taking part in the third National Wheelchair Tennis Open Championships, in Riverview Health and Fitness Club, Clonskeagh.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2007
THEY WENT IN AND NEVER CAME OUT

Tributes on the entrance to a derelict factory in Bray where two part-time firemen lost their lives in a blazing inferno.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2007
ELECTED

Olivia Mitchell explodes with delight following her election win in Dublin South.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2007
THEY NEVER CAME BACK

Flowers laid in tribute in the uniform room in Bray Fire Station for two fallen fire fighters, Brian Murray and Mark Shaughnessy, who died in the line of duty.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2007
WITH GREAT EXPECTATIONS

Actress Katie Kirby playing the part of 'Estella' during dress rehearsals of the stage adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel 'Great Expectations'.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2007
GIVE THAT MAN A GRIP

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern extends his hand to greet his old adversary Dr. Ian Paisley on his official visit to Farmleigh House.

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2006
BACK IN THE LIMELIGHT

Take That band member, Gary Barlow, pictured in Dublin, after the former chart topping band reunited.

Shortlisted - Nature & The Environment - 2017
FEEDING TIME

Amanda Dusper originally from Croatia but now living in Dublin finds two hungry pigeons eating from the palm of her hand in St. Stephens Green Dublin.

Shortlisted - News - 2017
ALL THATS LEFT ARE PICTURES AND MEMORIES

A photograph of Liam Hawe who was murdered along with his siblings and parents in a 'murder suicide' is passed to his aunt as his remains arrive at their funeral.

Shortlisted - Daily Life & People - 2017
BROTHERLY LOVE

Brothers Cillian and TJ Lynch take a break to enjoy their lunch and each others company at the National Ploughing Championships.

Shortlisted - Portrait - 2017
A CENTURY OF REFLECTION

Gunner Shane Lennon reflects the memory of 1916 leader Padraig Pearse in the cell from which he was taken in Kilmainham jail for execution exactly 100 years previously in 1916.

Shortlisted - Arts and Entertainment - 2017
FIRE!!

An Irish Volunteer engages fire with an RIC officer during the recreation of the 1916 battle of Ashbourne ambush in which several RIC officers and volunteers were killed

Shortlisted - Daily Life & People - 2017
HATS FANTASTIC

First lady Sabina Higgins shows her delight after she was presented with an Irish Citizen army hat at a memorial ceremony for James Connolly.

Shortlisted - Nature & The Environment - 2017
MORNING WALK

Maria Lawlor and her dog Susie enjoy the bright morning sunshine along the banks of the river Boyne in Trim Co. Meath.

Shortlisted - Portrait - 2017
REFLECTION OF A VISION

Sgt Mark Dunne has the Proclamation reflected in his visor as the Defence Forces deliver the Proclamation and the national flag by air to schools off the northwest Donegal islands.

News and Politics - 2007
UNTITLED

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern extends his hand to greet Dr Ian Paisley on his official visit to Farmleigh House in April 2007.

Arts and Culture - 2007
UNTITLED

The artist 'Rasher' takes a different approach to looking at some of his artwork during an exhibition in Dublin in Januray 2007