Love beautiful photos? Love Your Coast winners just announced!

The Clean Coast Love Your Coast photo competition winners have been announced and this years winning submissions are hugely impressive

Clean Coasts engages communities in protecting Irelands beaches, seas and marine life now and for future generations. Their annual Love Your Coast Photography Competition has a prize fund of €5,000 and draws lots of interest from Ireland’s amateur photographers, coastal enthusiasts and the conservation minded.

Check out the winners of each of the five categories below!

Category 1. Coastal Heritage

First prize & overall photographer of the year 2016: Reuben Fields
Title: Safe Haven
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Category 2. Coastal Landscape

First place: John Hall
Title: Great Pollet Arch
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Category 3. People & the Coast

First place: Derek Balfe
Title: Dodging the waves in Tramore
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4. Wildlife & the Coast

First place: Clodagh Blake
Title: Dance of the Dolphins
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Category 5. Underwater

First place: Nick Pfeiffer
Title: The Little Cuttlefish
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Congratulations to all the winners! For more information about Clean Coasts, visit their website and learn about their important effort to keep our coasts clean, and importantly, how you help!

Check out the Clean Coasts Irish times gallery for even more photos.

About the Author

Daniel Farrell

Interested in all things on the Irish coast and sharing the best of it. // Email: Daniel@coastmonkey.ie // Follow on Twitter: @DanielsSeaViews