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SELECTED WORKS

Shortlisted - Reportage - 2022
ISOLATION

A series of portraits of my family in isolation for 32 days, after they contracted Covid-19.

1ST PLACE - Nature & The Environment - 2022
MURMURATION

A Starling murmuration over Lough Ennell, Co. Westmeath

3RD PLACE - Sports Feature - 2022
GOLDEN MOMENT

An emotional Kellie Harrington celebrates with her gold medal after winning the Women’s Lightweight Final in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Shortlisted - Sports Feature - 2022
TRY

Leinster’s Hugo Keenan and James Lowe celebrate as Jordan Larmour scores a try against Exeter Chiefs, during their Heineken Champions Cup Quarter-Final.

Shortlisted - Sports Action - 2022
ALWAYS WATCHING!

Israel’s Li Kochman in action against David Klammert of Czech Republic during their Judo 90kg elimination round.

Shortlisted - Sports Action - 2022
SCORPIO KICK

Ireland’s Jack Wooley (red) performs the scorpio kick against Lucas Lautaro Guzman of Argentina during their Taekwondo bout at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

3RD PLACE - Daily Life & People - 2022
FISHING

Fishermen fishing off Inishmicatreer on Lough Corrib, Co. Galway.

Shortlisted - Daily Life & People - 2022
BANNA STRAND

Members of the public on Banna Strand, Co. Kerry.

Shortlisted - Daily Life & People - 2022
SUNSET ON LOUGH ENNELL

Sunset on Lough Ennell, Co. Westmeath.

Shortlisted - Daily Life & People - 2022
SMOKING

A member of the public smokes a cigarette as he walks through long grass at Enniscrone Beach.

1ST PLACE - Sports Action - 2021
FOGGY SEMI-FINAL

Fog descended during the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Semi-Final between Mayo and Tipperary. Usually a sold-out fixture, this year’s match was held behind closed doors.

2ND PLACE - Sports Non Action - 2021
HE IS RISEN

A fan watches from a graveyard as St. Brigid’s play Boyle behind closed doors in the Roscommon GAA Senior Football Championship semi-final.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Non Action - 2021
THE FIELD

The GAA Offaly Senior Football Championship match between Clara and Cappincur takes place at Naomh Brid GAA Club at the foot of Croghan Hill without a crowd due to the pandemic.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Non Action - 2021
HORSE MAN

Horse racing trainer Ken Condon on the gallops with his horses.

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2021
STARLINGS

Starlings prepare to roost over Lough Ennell, Co. Westmeath.

Winning Portfolio - 2021
HURLER ON THE MOON

A view of the super moon near Croghan Hill, Co. Offaly.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR PORTFOLIO - Winning Portfolio - 2021
GAME FOR DUCKS

RFC Bangor’s Mike Weir after playing Tullamore RFC in the Energia All-Ireland League Division 2C in Tullamore.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR PORTFOLIO - Winning Portfolio - 2021
SUNSET WALK

A walker strolls in the evening light in Dunmore Wood, Durrow, Co. Offaly.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR PORTFOLIO - Winning Portfolio - 2021
AIR MAY

England’s Jonny May scores his second try during the Six Nations Championship Round 1 in Stade de France, Paris.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR PORTFOLIO - Winning Portfolio - 2021
FANS FIND A WAY

Fans manage to watch Cork play Kerry behind closed doors in the Electric Ireland Munster GAA Minor Football Championship Semi-Final in Tralee, Co. Kerry.

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR PORTFOLIO - Winning Portfolio - 2021
RONAN

Former Roscommon footballer Ronan Brady on his Cyr wheel.

2ND PLACE - Reportage - 2020
BETTING RING

A series of images captured during the Galway Racing festival taken in and a

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2019
BEST

Ulster's captain Rory Best looks dejected late in the game as his side are well beaten by Wasps during the European Rugby Champions Cup

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2019
SPRINGER

Springer Spaniel "Henry" enjoys the snow during Storm Emma which gripped the country during March 2018

1ST PLACE - Reportage - 2019
WIND SWEPT RACEGOERS

A view of wind-swept racegoers at the Cheltenham Festival

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2019
HURLING

Clare's Padraic Collins, Shane O’Donnell and John Conlon with Adrian Tuohey and John Hanbury of Galway as they compete for the ball during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final replay

2ND PLACE - Sports Action - 2011
WE ARE IN SUPPORT

Ireland's David Wallace supported by Jonathan Sexton, Keith Earls and Jamie Heaslip during RBS Six Nations Championship game against Wales

3RD PLACE - Sports Non Action - 2013
DEFLATED

Connacht's Tiernan O'Halloran dejected after losing to Biarritz during a Heineken Cup game

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2016
KEEPING WARM

Connacht's Finlay Bealham, Bundee Aki, Shane Delahunt, Ian Porter, John Muldoon, Denis Buckley and Aly Muldowney during their European Challenge Cup game against Enisei-STM in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2018
SNOW DAY

Hayleigh (7) throws a snowball during a snowy December morning in Tullamore, Co Offaly

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2018
REFLECTIONS

12-month-old Chloe watches her reflection in a mirror

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2014
"THE STUFF OF DREAMS"

Clare's Shane O'Donnell gets past Cork’s Shane O’Neill during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final replay

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2015
BOD ROAR

Brian O’Driscoll and Fergus McFadden celebrate at the final whistle, after Ireland beat France to win the 2014 RBS Six Nations Championship

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2014
RONAN'S FINAL BOW

Ronan O’Gara after Munster had lost the Heineken Cup Semi-Final to ASM Clermont Auvergne. This was to be his last game before retirement

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2014
HEAD OF THE FIELD!

Jockey Robbie Power, on Missunited, celebrates after crossing the line to win the Galway Hurdle

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2012
HANGING AROUND

Kilkenny's Richie Hogan tracked by Paddy Stapleton of Tipperary during the GAA Hurling All Ireland Senior Championship Final

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2012
UNDER PRESSURE

Clare's Diarmuid McMahon and Fergal Lynch put pressure on Conor O'Mahony of Tippeary during a Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2008
POC FADA 2008

Competitors stand for the Irish National Anthem before the Irish and American flags. For the first time ever one of the competitors was from America.