Cyril Byrne named PPAI Photographer of the Year

Friday, Feb 16th, 2018 in Photography News, The IPWS Blog by Alan Murphy

Cyril Byrne of The Irish Times has been named Photographer of the Year 2018 at the annual Press Photographers Association of Ireland awards.

He won the overall award based on the excellence of his portfolio, while also winning awards in several categories including those of Daily Life and People, Nature and Environment and Arts and Entertainment.

 

Full list of winners:

PHOTOGRAPHER OF YEAR 2018

Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

NEWS

1 Justin Kernoghan

2 Mark Marlow

3 Laura Hutton, Collins Agency

DAILY LIFE AND PEOPLE

1 Steve Humphreys, Independent News and Media (INM)

2 John Kelly, Clare Champion

3 Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

SPORTS ACTION

1 Ryan Byrne, Inpho Photography

2 Morgan Treacy, Inpho Photography

3 Dan Sheridan, Inpho Photography

SPORTS FEATURE

1 Morgan Treacy, Inpho Photography

2 Dan Sheridan, Inpho Photography

3 Eóin Noonan, Sportsfile

PORTRAIT

1 Gerry Mooney, INM

2 Brenda Fitzsimons, The Irish Times

3 Don MacMonagle, Don MacMonagle Photography

NATURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

1 Cathal Noonan

2 Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

3 Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

POLITICS

1 Gerry Mooney, INM

2 Mark Condren, INM

3 Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

ART AND ENTERTAINMENT

1 Sasko Lazarov, Photocall Ireland

2 Alan Betson, The Irish Times

3 Cyril Byrne, The Irish Times

REPORTAGE

1 Stephen McCarthy, Sportsfile

2 John Kelly, Clare Champion

3 Tom Honan

MULTIMEDIA

Bryan O’Brien, The Irish Times