Top press photos on display in Athy

Liz Jeffares, Joyce Chambers and Eileen Doyle at the opening of the AIB/PPAI award winning photos exhibition at AIB Athy.Photo: Adrian Melia
The AIB Photojournalism Exhibition will be on display at AIB in Athy for until this Friday, August 16.

The AIB Photojournalism Exhibition will be on display at AIB in Athy for until this Friday, August 16.

The collection of award-winning images are from the annual Press Photographer of Ireland awards, and are on a nationwide tour.

Kildare is well represented in this year’s competition, with award-winning and highly commended images from award winner Adrian Melia, well-known for his sports photography for the Leinster Leader, with his “Lift Off” in the Nature and Environment category.

The Irish Independent photographer Tony Gavin is represented in the categories Portrait and News, and Irish Times photographer Brenda Fitzsimons presented her reportage ‘Libya Liberated’ showing the life in Libya before their first democratic elections