Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell wins Turner Prize

Graduate of the Glasgow School of Art wins for his series of films It For Others

Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell  after winning the prestigious Turner Prize, presented by actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, at the Tate Britain Gallery in London tonight. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Dublin-born artist Duncan Campbell after winning the prestigious Turner Prize, presented by actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, at the Tate Britain Gallery in London tonight. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Irish-born artist Duncan Campbell has won the Turner Prize for a film which uses the image of an IRA man shot by the Parachute Regiment that later adorned T-shirts and Christmas stockings.

Campbell, who is originally from Swords, Co Dublin but is now based in Glasgow, was the favourite to win the prestigious award long before the result was announced by British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor at Tate Britain in London.

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