Press Photographer of the Year Exhibition 2017
The Press Photographers Association of Ireland is the representative body for press photographers from right across the island of Ireland. The Association’s annual awards recognise, reward and honour excellence in the field of press photography. This exhibition brings the work of the Association to communities throughout Ireland on its annual tour and we are delighted that this is the third year that it has been hosted in dlr LexIcon. This year’s expert judging panel included Dermot O’Shea, Sophie Batterbury and Tom Lawlor. This year also saw the introduction of a multimedia award, recognising the expanding role of press photographers. In addition, a new award was given for the best black and white image.
1st Place Winner
People and Daily Life 2017, Gary Ashe
Mask Protest by Gary Ashe
Cystic Fibrosis sufferer Charlotte Donohoe protests at Dail Eireann to make a treatment drug more affordable