featuring the artistry of Pádraig Ó Flannabhra
Pádraig has outstanding style, artistry and expertise which set him head and shoulders above his peers, and his work has won numerous awards. In 1984, he won the Carrolls / P.P.A.I. (Press Photographers Association of Ireland) Press Award. He has won the Kodak bi-monthly "Portrait Awards" on several occasions since 1984, and was "National Portrait Award" winner in 1988, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1996 and 1998. He holds an Irish record of ten Kodak European Portrait Gold Awards. In 1998, he won "Best Image" and "Best Portrait Portfolio" at the I.P.P.A. / Sun Alliance National Photographic Awards in Dublin; he was named "Kodak Portrait Photographer of the Year" at the "Gold Circle Event" in Leeds, England; and he was accorded a Civic Reception, the highest honour from Nenagh Urban District Council. In 2003, Pádraig became the first Irish photographer in the history of the Association to be awarded the Fellowship of the Irish Professional Photographer's Association (I.P.P.A.) for professional portraiture.
Pádraig has generously donated copies of his work to the Flannery Clan archives, and has graciously contributed numerous images to the Flannery Clan for our website and printed publications.
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Full size high resolution copies (suitable for framing) may be obtained directly from Pádraig by writing to his studio at Photoart Studio, Pocán, Nenagh, County Tipperary, Ireland. Work may also be commissioned, but you are advised to contact him in advance: email email@example.com or telephone +353-67-32766.