PPAI

Steve Humphreys

Email: stevehumphreyspics@gmail.com
Website: http://vimeo.com/

SELECTED WORKS

1ST PLACE - Black and White - 2017
RUGBY MATCH

Ireland and Leinster Rugby player Devin Toner and Mary Scott celebrate their Wedding Day at the Church of the Nativity in Moynalvey Summerhill Co Meath.

1ST PLACE - Daily Life & People - 2018
A FUTURE BEYOND BOKO HARAM

Children in Bulunkutu Village, Maiduguri, Nigeria, one of many villages paralysed over the past 8 years as Boko Haram attacked, abducted and raped its women

1ST PLACE - Politics - 2013
TAOI-SHOCK !!

Ali Skehan aged 6 from Donnybrook can't contain her excitement while sitting beside Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of Daffodil Day.

1ST PLACE - Politics - 2016
INSPECTING THE DAMAGE.

Gertie Dunning from Carrickobrien in Athlone invites Taoiseach Enda Kenny into her flooded home following the recent flood damage to the area.

2ND PLACE - Portrait - 2017
A MOTHER'S TEARS.

Mark Burke's tearful Mother Bernadette O'Byrne pictured after his dismembered body was recovered at a recycling plant in Ballyfermot.

1ST PLACE - News - 2008
WAYNE O’DONOGHUE RELEASED

The first glimpse of Wayne O’Donoghue, who had been imprisoned for manslaughter, as he is driven in the back of his father’s car after his release from the Midlands Prison a few moments earlier.

3RD PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2016
INNOCENCE + EXPERIENCE

Bono has Edge in the palm of his hand as U2 triumphantly return home to the 3Arena in Dublin for the first night of their iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour.

2ND PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2006
AMAZING "FEET"

Husband and wife, Sophie and Jacob McGrath, competing in the Street Performance World Championships, in Merrion Square Park.

3RD PLACE - Arts and Entertainment - 2012
BIEBER FEVER !

Justin Bieber emerges on stage as he opens his first Irish Concert at the O2 in Dublin.

3RD PLACE - News - 2008
NO GREATER LOSS

Dave and Marie Merriman, the parents of teenager Owen Merriman, are reflected in the hearse window as their son’s remains are brought for burial to his Funeral Mass, in Ballyfermot. Owen Merriman, was killed instantly in a collision on the Naas Dual Carriageway. An off-duty Garda was also seriously injured in the collision.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2018
DOING THE 'SHUFFLE'!

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD in jovial spirits as he unveils his new Junior Ministers at Government Buildings

SHORTLISTED - News - 2018
SEARCHING FOR RESCUE 116

A member of the Irish Coast Guard looks out towards a misty Achill as the search continues for Rescue 116, along Blacksod coastline, Co Mayo

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2018
SHOULDER TO SHOULDER!

The Passing Out Ceremony of Probationer Garda’ at the Garda College, Templemore

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2017
WOMEN OF THE RISING.

Emily Duffy representing the 77 women imprisoned in 1916 at Richmond Barracks at the opening of Richmond Barracks along with Deirdre Smith Deirdre Smith Emma Geraghty and Katie McCarthy.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2017
SCREENWRITER / ACTOR MARK O'HALLORAN.
SHORTLISTED - News - 2017
FARE THEE WELL.

The funeral of taxi driver Eddie Hutch Snr. a brother of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch who was shot dead at Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Sean McDermott Street.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2017
A FATHERS GRIEF.

Harry Gilbert who lost his daughter Tara amongst others at a memorial mass in Balally for the 10 people and one unborn child who died in the Carrickmines Fire Tragedy.

SHORTLISTED - Nature & The Environment - 2016
THE ROYAL BURREN.

H.R.H. The Prince of Wales chats with Brigid Barry, Burren Beo Trust Coordinator at The Burren Co Clare.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2016
'BODIES THAT CAN NEVER TIRE'

Actor Michael Shannon (Revolutionary Road, Boardwalk Empire) rehearsing alongside Clark Middleton (Birdman, Kill Bill) for a performance of 'Bodies That Can Never Tire' at Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2015
THE LAST STAND!

Anti-austerity protestors are forcibly moved on by Gardaí away from Dáil Eireann

SHORTLISTED - News - 2016
MEMORIES OF MOUNTBATTEN.

H.R.H.The Prince of Wales and H.R.H. The Duchess of Cornwall visit Mullaghmore Pier in Sligo where Lord Mountbatten was killed by the IRA.

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2015
DANCING QUEENS

An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha All-Ireland Dancing Championships competitors Melanie Rogers, from Glasgow, Scotland, Riley McKeon and Jenna Powell, both from San Francisco

SHORTLISTED - News - 2015
FAREWELL!

Marie-Therese Farrell at the funeral of her husband Today Tonight and Prime Time broadcaster Brian Farrell at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dundrum

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2014
FINANCE MINISTER MICHAEL NOONAN T.D.

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan T.D. at the Department of Finance

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2014
THE ELECTION OF POPE FRANCIS

After he was elected as the 266th Roman Catholic Pontiff, following the Papal conclave of Cardinals who had gathered at the Sistine Chapel, Pope Francis greets well-wishers during his first appearance to the world.

SHORTLISTED - Daily Life & People - 2013
HORSE OUTSIDE.

Cody Lacumbre (11) from Fossey Mountain Springs Western Riding Ranch in Timahoe, Co. Laois at the Horse Show at the RDS.

SHORTLISTED - Portrait - 2013
MR. BLONDE.

'Resevoir Dogs' actor Michael Madsen pictured in between press interviews while in Dublin for a special screening of the Quentin Tarantino film.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2013
FINGERS ON BUZZERS........

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of a Tourism Ireland event at the St Regis Hotel in Beijing, China.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2011
SACKED.

Fine Gael's Richard Bruton leaves Dail Eireann with some belongings after being sacked as deputy party leader and the party's finance spokesman by party leader Enda Kenny.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
A LOST FRIEND.

School children mourn the tragic loss of their 12 year old friend Michaela Davis at her funeral mass at St Mochta's Church in Porterstown.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2011
REACHING OUT.

A mourner grieves at the funeral mass for Ann Callely, the sister of murder victim Rachel O'Reilly who also died tragically young.

SHORTLISTED - People - 2009
REFLECTIONS OF YOU.

Maureen Haughey (83), wife of the late Taoiseach Charles J. Haughey looks into a photograph of her late husband after announcing the handing over of his private papers to Dublin City University Library in an archival facility to be named after the former Taoiseach.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2008
TYRONE INVASION

The Tyrone Team prepare to invade the pitch from the sideline after beating Kerry in the All-Ireland Football Final, at Croke Park

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2008
WAVING GOODBYE TO IT ALL

Former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern T.D., waves goodbye to it all, after leaving his office at Government Buildings, on the day he announced his resignation as Taoiseach.

SHORTLISTED - Sports Feature - 2008
THE MAJOR LEAGUE

Golfer Padraig Harrington and Jack Dunn, Chief Executive Officer, FTI, at a press conference in the Shelbourne Hotel, where FTI announced that it had entered into a global partnership to be a leading sponsor to the international golfer and triple major championship winner.

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2008
JERRY HALL 'LOVE LETTERS'

Actress and supermodel, Jerry Hall, relaxes at the Tivoli Theatre, after it was announced that she would take the stage there for a two-week run of the play ‘Love Letters’.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2008
LOOKING ON THE BRIGHTSIDE

Elderly protesters share a light moment, during a very serious protest outside Dáil Eireann, over proposed changes to the Medical Card Scheme.

SHORTLISTED - Individual Study - 2008
THE HEALTH HEADACHE

Minister for Health and Children Mary Harney T.D. at the official launch of European Migraine Day of Action, in Trinity College.

Shortlisted - Individual Study - 2008
THE WORLD ON HIS SHOULDERS

Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Local Government John Gormley T.D., pictured against the world, while speaking at a Climate Change Conference at Croke Park.

SHORTLISTED - People - 2008
ALEXANDER THE GREAT

Annette Kinne and her three and a half year-old son Alexander Kinne- Coyle, from Co. Wicklow, who was born with a rare genetic disorder, Mowat-Wilson Syndrome. Alexander is the only person in Ireland with the disorder, which he was diagnosed with at fifteen months. They are at the launch of a Rehabcare report in Trinity College.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2008
SWAN LAKE

Ballerina, Ryoko Yagyu, performing alongside the Corps De Ballet during a dress rehearsal at the Gaiety Theatre, for Ballet Ireland’s Swan Lake, as part of Ballet Ireland’s 10th Anniversary celebrations.

Shortlisted - News - 2008
TEARS FOR A FRIEND

A young pupil from St. Oliver Plunkett’s School, Finglas, is comforted by his teacher as he breaks down in tears while forming a guard of honour for his seven-year-old friend, Dean Ward, as his remains pass by the school, en-route to Glasnevin Cemetery. Dean was struck down by a Garda car while crossing the road.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2008
NO PAY, NO GAIN!

Director General of IBEC, Turlough O’Sullivan, speaking to media as he arrives for pay talks with the Government, at Government Buildings.

SHORTLISTED - Politics - 2008
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO DECLAN

Libertas Chairman, Declan Ganley, speaking to the media at Buswell’s Hotel, outlining plans for the last ten days of their Anti-Lisbon Treaty Campaign.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2008
TOM WAITS IN THE RAT CELLAR

Singer Tom Waits stamps his foot to the beat while performing at his marquee-style venue entitled ‘The Rat Cellar’, in the Phoenix Park, as part of his Glitter and Doom Tour.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2008
THE FACE OF FASHION

Irish fashion designer Paul Costelloe surveys the Irish fashion students entries for the hotly contested Persil Fashion Awards 2008, at Dunnes Stores, Henry Street, Dublin.

SHORTLISTED - People - 2008
SITTING PRETTY

Four-year-old Katerina and two-year-old Alana Healy, sitting on George IV's Throne,in Dublin Castle, waiting for President Mary McAleese to attend an exhibition honouring the memory of their late Mother, Miriam Mone, one of Ireland’s most distinguished fashion designers, one year after the forty one year-old’s death.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2007
INTO THE FUTURE

Juggler Grant Goldie balances a crystal ball on his head as performer Ronaldo Fanzini looks into the future at the launch of the Diversions Festival involving the participation of over 100 performers.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2007
BOGGLE VISION

Students take a closer look at a 3D interactive experience at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition for Second Level students.

SHORTLISTED - Picture Story - 2006
VIGIL FOR RACHEL

Family and friends of Rachel O'Reilly mark the second anniversary of her brutal murder at a vigil outside her home, at the Naul. At the time, no body had been charged with her murder.

Profile - 2009
U2 360 DEGREES

U2 on tour from Barcelona to Dublin.

Profile - 2007
GALWAY FALLER

GALWAY FALLER

News and Politics - 2007
UNTITLED

Ronan and Yvonne Keating hand in hand at Ballybrit Races, Galway in July 2007.

Profile - 2006
DANCING ON THE BOARDWALK

Dublin Fringe Festival Launch

Arts and Culture - 2006
UNTITLED

Anne Katrin Linde (forefront with black mask) from Bandon, Co Cork, with members of the National Youth Council at a HIV/AIDS awareness ceremony in Dublin Castle in November 2006

Profile
BAT GIRL

Dublin Street Fashion

Arts and Culture
UNTITLED

Britney Spears on stage at the Point Depot in Dublin as part of her Onyx Tour in June 2004

Daily Life
UNTITLED

The US president Bill Clinton, in Ireland on a book-signing tour, meets Joan Fitzgerald Quinn (83), Mary Quinn (84) and Peggy Wallace (80), all of Sutton Golf Club, before teeing off at Royal Dublin Golf Club in August 2004

Arts and Culture
UNTITLED

Dancers Jessica Edgley, Larissa Law, Melanie Perks and Rachel Horn rehearse Bamboo Spring ahead of the ballet's premiere at the Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray, Co Wicklow, in April 2004

News and Politics
UNTITLED

The Palestine Liberation Organisation leader Yasser Arafat in Dublin in October 2001.

Arts and Culture
UNTITLED

Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 on stage at Lansdowne Road, Dublin, during the Pop Mart world tour in August 1997

Arts and Culture
UNTITLED

Michael Jackson performs at the RDS, Dublin, during the HIStory World Tour in June 1997

News and Politics
UNTITLED

The paedophile priest Brendan Smyth is led from the Four Courts in Dublin after being sentenced to 12 years in July 1997