Judging Panel

Prof. John Horgan, Chairman

Cathal Dervan, Sports Editor The Irish Sun

Kevin Doyle, Group Political Editor Independent Newspapers

Catherine Fegan, Senior News Feature Writer Irish Daily Mail

Kevan Furbank, Deputy Editor Irish Mirror

John Mitchell, Night Editor Irish Daily Star

Daragh Keany, TV Editor Sunday World

Ciara Leahy, Consumer Editor Irish Country Living

Eanna O’Caollai,  Head of Student Hub The Irish Times

Dave O’Connell, Group Editor Connacht Tribune

Claire O’Sullivan, Features Editor Irish Examiner

James McNamara, Digital Editor The Sunday Business Post

Michael Chester, President Press Photographers Association of Ireland (Photojournalism category)