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Michael Chester

Email: michael@chester.ie
Phone: + 353 87 8072295
Website: http://www.chester.ie/

SELECTED WORKS

SHORTLISTED - Reportage - 2018
THE JASON CORBETT TRIAL

The Jason Corbett murder trial in Lexington, NC, USA, where his wife Molly Martens and her father Tom Martens, a retired FBI agent, were both convicted of 2nd degree murder

SHORTLISTED - News - 2018
CONVICTED

Molly Martens in shackles as she is escorted to the prison van at Davidson County Court, Lexington, NC, USA, after being convicted for the second degree murder of her husband Jason Corbett

SHORTLISTED - News - 2012
FINAL LIFT OFF

Six people who died after a small commuter plane, a Manx2 Avia flight with 10 passengers crashed at Cork Airport

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2011
OUR MAN "COLIN"

Say "Cheese" Colin Farrel takes a picture with his iPhone at the IFTA's earlier this Year

SHORTLISTED - Sports Action - 2007
CAR CRASH

Enda O'Connor rolls having been wedged in the Shaue Race in the Phoenix Park. Thankfully he was not hurt.

SHORTLISTED - Arts and Entertainment - 2006
OXEGEN 06

Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Co. Kildare, transforms to a rock concert and a campsite, for a weekend over the summer.

SHORTLISTED - News - 2006
BUS CRASH

Gardai at the scene of the school bus crash where a 15 year old schoolboy lost his life. The accident happened on the road between Rahan and Clara, Co. Offaly.

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A WINTERS MORNING UP IN CAVAN.
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HEAD OF SECURITY "BARNEY" IN DUBLIN CRYSTAL.
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DUBLIN CRYSTAL CHAMPAGNE GLASS
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CHAMPION

Shane Rabbitt ITCC Champion 2017

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FORMULA ONE IN MONDELLO

Dan Daly drives a Jordan Grand Prix car on a wet circuit

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OOOH NO !
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GRAND PRIX DRIVERS

John Watson five-time Grand Prix winner with Rosemarie Smith in the R.I.A.C. Dublin

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STORMS AHEAD

Taken down on the south wall as a storm approaches

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GERARD BYRNE NEW GALLERY IN DUBLIN

Gerard Byrne opened a new gallery in Dublin this renowned artist has come home this is his father relaxing in his gallery

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NORTH CAROLINA

While covering the Jason Corbett Trial I saw this lovely porch

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BEST COFFEE IN THE WORLD
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FIRST SUNRISE OF 2018

The first sunrise of 2018, with Dalkey island in the foreground, colliemore harbour

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DALKEY CAR PARK

Dalkey car park

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HATCH AND SONS

Hatch & Sons in Parnell square

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MANS BEST FRIEND

obi

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FINE DINING

The Bowling Bird in London . . . . not to be missed

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BONO COMES HOME . . . .

"Bono" ~ U2 on the opening night of the Dublin gig's ~ Welcome home "boys"

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BONO AT HOME IN DUBLIN

Bono being projected ~ look at the next image

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BONO COMES HOME . . . .

Bono on the opening night of their homecoming in Dublin 3 arena

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UNTITLED
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BONO

Bono lead singer with U2 on their opening night in Dublin

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UNTITLED
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‘MAKE MY MAGNUM EXPERIENCE’ AT ARNOTTS

Rachel Wyse Sky's TV Sports Presenter launches ‘Make My Magnum Experience’ at Arnotts

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MOD'S IN DUBLIN BAY
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"SUPERMUM"

Lorraine Keane ~ shot for a feature pullout in the Irish Mail on Sunday in August 2015

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MICHAEL "D"

This was taken the week before the Presidential elections in the Merrion Hotel for an interview for the Irish Daily Mail ~ a charming man

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LORRAINE KEANE

Lorraine Keane ~ as Super Mum

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ELTON JOHN IN THE RDS

Elton does not like "photographers" but we a small number of us were allowed to photograph his opening song of the concert

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ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER DOLLAR

The sun peeks above Dalkey Island

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IS FEIDIR LINN

US President Barack Obama has delivered a rousing speech at College Green in Dublin, ending with a translation of his famous campaign slogan 'Yes we can'. "Is feidir linn," he said, was the correct response when faced with doubters who believed dreams could not be achieved, or current difficulties overcome.

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SUNRISE ON THE SHORTEST DAY OF THE YEAR

Coliemore Harbour - Dalkey, on the shortest day of 2014 and the sun rose behind Dalkey Island ~ one of my favourite places on Earth

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DAWN OVER COLLIEMORE HARBOUR DALKEY

Sunshades above the Horizon in Dalkey

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J R

The late great JR in Punchestown in 2008 with his on screen wife Sue Ellen

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RTE'S HQ
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SUNRISE AT COLIEMORE HARBOUR

Coliemore Harbour - Dalkey, on the shortest day of 2014 and the sun rose behind Dalkey Island ~ one of my favourite places on Earth

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BALLSBRIDGE

Most expensive property in Ireland

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JET FIRE . . . . .

Sun dying over Dublin City as a Aircraft passes

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THE RISING MOON. . . . OF 2015

The first "Full Moon" of 2015 as it rises between the "sugar sticks" as they are called its Poolbeg Power station in Dublin

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UNTITLED
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CHEF . . . .

Dylan Mc Grath in his Restaurant

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DUN LAOGHAIRE

Winter snow in Dun laoghaire

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OUT NEW MINISTER

Frances Fitzgerald TD is the Minister for Justice and Equality

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ANGELINA JOLIE
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LOOK OVER THERE !
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DALKEY ISLAND

Dalkey island on a summers day

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THE PERFECT SHOT

Photographers gather outside the court for the perfect image

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GERARD BYRNE

Gerard Byrne at the opening of his gallery in London

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MICKEY

Michey Rooney with his 8th wife !

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RAIL TOURS

The First rail tour around Ireland

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ZOOOOOOM

6 Hr Fiesta race in Mondello Park.

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TOUGH OLD BOOT

Cormac the Chef in the National Yacht club carving fro dinner

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MARTIN BINGSON

Martin Bingson at his home in Doon Farm, Araglin, Kilworth, Co Tipperary where he lives in a caravan.

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VANESSA

Vanessa Redgrave, CBE is an English actress

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BALLSBRIDGE

An Aerial shot of Ballsbridge

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IFTA WINNER

Pierce Brosnan OBE with his Ifta

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WINNERS . . . . . .

Operation Transformation winners at the IFTA 2014 awards

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BOYZONE

In Concert in the Point

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O'CONNELL STREET DUBLIN

An aerial view of O'Connell street

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AMY

Amy Winehouse at the Meteor Ireland Music Awards

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DANIEL

Sir Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an English actor. He holds both British and Irish citizenship attending the Jameson Film Festival

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WESTLIFE

The boys Westlife played the Meteor Music Awards

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BILL & HILLARY

Bill and Hillary Clinton arriving at U2's Hotel in Dublin

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BRITNEY

Britney Spears played Dublin

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ALBERT REYNOLDS

Albert Reynolds was an Irish politician who was Taoiseach Feb 92 ~ Dec 94

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50 YRS OF THE LATE LATE SHOW

Three of the presenters of the Late Late Show with members of the Media on the night

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YOKO

Yoko Ono paid a visit to Dublin

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QE 2

One of the largest cruse ships arrived in Dublin

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THE ODD ONE OUT !

Seychelles birds !

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AMY

Amy Huberman ~ Author, Actress,Mother and wife of Brian O'Driscoll

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KATY PERRY

Katy Perry paid a visit to Dublin did a one to one interview !

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OOOPS

A MOD 70 capsized in Scotsman bay ~ two were taken to Hospital

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DICK AND JASON

Dick Massey (Drummer in the Commitments Movie) with British Touring Car Driver Jason Plato in Mondello

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GO ON YOU GOOD THING . . . .

Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary and his wife Anita with friends cheering on his horse at the Punchestown Racing Festival 2013

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HAMPTONS SUNSET

Sunset in the Hamptons New York

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BONO AT HOME IN DUBLIN

Lead singer of U2, Bono on stage in Croke Park

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FIRE

A fire on the road to Trim

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RAINBOW

A rainbow out side Government buildings

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THE BOSS

Bruce Springsteen playing in the RDS in Dublin

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DUBLIN'S DYING SUN

Sunset over Dublin City

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RACE START

The start of the Bi Annual Yacht race from the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle fun out of the National Yacht Club

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CHRIS MARTIN

Coldplay's lead singer performing in Dublin

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MOON

Harvest Moon taken over Dalkey

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ALEXANDER

Colin Farrell, Angelina Jolie, Val Kilmer

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JAMIE

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis

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DUBAI BY NIGHT
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SAOIRSE AT HOME

Saoirse Ronan is an Irish actress. She came to international prominence in 2007 after co-starring as Briony Tallis in the film Atonement

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THE SOUTH WALL

The south wall separates the sea from the river at the mouth of Dublin Port

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PRIDE OF IRELAND AWARDS
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DUBLIN

Dublin skyline

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ERIC

Eric Clapton playing the Point

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PAUL NEWMAN

Paul Newman paid a visit to Mondellofor Barretstown charity

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GRANDAD

Bertie Ahern ~ An Taoiseach at the time on holidays in Sneem Co Kerry with one of his grandchildren crossing the road