Iconic images from the 2021 ‘Press Photographer of the year Awards now on display at DLR Lexicon

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The Press Photographers Association of Ireland is delighted to announce that 20 award-winning images from its ‘Press Photographer of the Year’ Awards 2021 are now on display at the DLR Lexicon, Dun Laoghaire.

The images, which are mounted on the wall outside the DLR Lexicon, were officially launched by Cathaoirleach of Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, Cllr. Una Power, on Friday, 16th April 2021 and will be on display for a number of weeks.

Catherine Gallagher – Co. Librarian dlr Libraries Cathaoirleach of DLR Co.Co. Cllr. Una Power Therese Langan – Director of Community and Cultural Development, DLR Co.Co. Dr Marian Thérèse Keyes – Senior Executive Librarian dlr LexIcon
PHOTO – Paul Sherwood

The images, which were kindly printed by the DLR Lexicon, have been specially treated to withstand the unpredictable Irish weather so visitors to Dun Laoghaire are invited to while away some time enjoying the stunning photography.

The ‘Press Photographer of the Year’ 2021 title was awarded to James Crombie of Inpho Photography, whose portfolio the judges cited as “A marriage of superb features work, creative portrait work and solid sports photography.”

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Dr. Marian Keyes, Senior Executive Librarian, DLR Lexicon, commented, “One of the highlights of our exhibition calendar every year is the arrival of the Press Photographer of Year Awards so we are delighted that despite current lockdown restrictions we were able to welcome 20 of the award-winning images to the DLR Lexicon. We invite locals and visitors alike to take some time to admire the stunning imagery over the coming weeks.”

Marian Keyes, Senior Executive Librarian dlr Lexicon with James Crombie. PPAI Press Photographer of the Year
PHOTO – Paul Sherwood

Speaking at the official launch at the DLR Lexicon, Paul Sherwood, President, Press Photographers Association of Ireland, said, “We are delighted that these award-winning images from the Press Photographer of the Year Awards 2021 will be showcased outside the DLR Lexicon and I would like to thank Marian Keyes for her continued support for our association and Awards. We hope that those out for a stroll in Dun Laoghaire over the coming weeks will stop by and enjoy browsing through the award-winning imagery from our Irish press photographers from across the country.”

Photo – Paul Sherwood

To view the full portfolio of winning and highly commended images from this year’s Awards please visit www.ppai.ie   

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