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Multi-award-winning Irish Independent photographer Mark Condren to feature in major international exhibition

Awarded accolade for garda photograph 'Friendship'

Published 16/10/2015 | 07:30

Friendship, by Mark Condren
Friendship, by Mark Condren

Multi-award-winning Irish Independent photographer Mark Condren will feature in a major international photography exhibition for his piece 'Friendship'.

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The photograph shows a member of An Garda Siochana visiting a family in the West of Ireland.

Mr Condren said it was an honour to be selected for his work in the wake of Garda Tony Golden’s death.

“This picture shows what a pillar of the community the men and women of An Garda Siochana are,” he said.

The photograph is among the 20 shortlisted photographs to include in a photo exhibition, organised by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF).

The exhibition will be launched on November 4, 2015 in Luxembourg.

It will then travel across Asia and Europe, including Singapore, Belgium and Mongolia.

Mark's award-winning photograph will also be featured in a photo book with 30 other entries.

Just some of Mark's other photographs from Ireland, Gaza, Nepal, Syria, Sudan and across the world can be seen in the gallery below

A child walks through the rubble after the 2010 earthquake. Photo: Mark Condren
A child walks through the rubble after the 2010 earthquake. Photo: Mark Condren
Cops on patrol in Cité Soleil, Haiti Photo: Mark Condren
Inmates hang out of bar windows for air in Prison Civile, Port Au Prince, Haiti. Photo: Mark Condren
Raj Kumar Khatri (9) with his Uncle Ganesh Babu Rhaln at the crenmation of Raj's Mother Kamala at the Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. Pic:Mark Condren 30.4.2015
Anuja Maharjan (7) outside her familys restaurant near Bungamati which was devastated in the Nepal earthquake. Pic:Mark Condren 1.5.2015
A man clears his belongings from his home in Bungamati Nepal after the earthquake hit the region. Pic:Mark Condren 1.5.2015
A child holds onto separating wire in the PoC3 site outside Juba Photo: Mark Condren
Donncha O'Callaghan shooting hoops in the PoC3 site outside Juba. Photo: Mark Condren
A little girl smiles for a picture in South Sudan. Photo: Mark Condren
A boy plays with water from a well at an IDP camp in Twic County of South Sudan. Photo: Mark Condren
Members of An Garda Siochana bring flowers to the funeral mass of murdered victim Marioara Rostas in Tileagd, Romania
Colm Toibin Photo: Mark Condren
Blacksmith Florence O'Sullivan in the forge which was built by his great grandfather in 1870. Photo: Mark Condren
Displaced children at the Za'Atari Refugee Camp in Jordan close to the Syrian border. Photo: Mark Condren
A young Syrian Boy pictured after after cossing the border into Turkey Pic:Mark Condren
Living through the heartache in a refugee camp. Photo: Mark Condren
Mahmoud crossing from Turkey to Syria. Pic:Mark Condren
A mother and her child look out from her Gaza City apartment which has been badly damaged from artillery fire. Photo: Mark Condren
A woman hanging clothes inside her bombed out home in Gaza City. Photo: Mark Condren
Children play on a makeshift swing in the shadow of their two-storey home which was destoryed by Israeli tanks in 2014. Photo: Mark Condren

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