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!
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Category 1. Coastal Heritage
First prize & overall photographer of the year 2016: Reuben Fields
Title: Safe Haven
Category 2. Coastal Landscape
First place: John Hall
Title: Great Pollet Arch
Category 3. People & the Coast
First place: Derek Balfe
Title: Dodging the waves in Tramore
4. Wildlife & the Coast
First place: Clodagh Blake
Title: Dance of the Dolphins
Category 5. Underwater
First place: Nick Pfeiffer
Title: The Little Cuttlefish
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.