Welcome to Irish Photo Archive where Irish historical images and documents have been made available for you to purchase online.

We sell historical, archived images from every day Irish life as well as significant events in the country’s history.

From an archive of over 3.5 million images you can see the many significant characters that visited Ireland over the years. Have a look and enjoy!

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Fatal Chess

The death of Dublin man Tom O'Gorman in a dispute over a game of chess has seized headlines and shocked Irish society. Mr O'Gorman, a prominent Catholic religious activist was killed during a frenzied attack at his home at the weekend.

His lodger has since appeared in court charged with Mr O'Gorman's murder.

Chess is very much the thinking persons's game. Long thought out exchanges being the order of the day rather than a murder orgy.

M.Schuster, winner of Irish Chess Championship 22 July 1952.

Purchase framed photographs and prints @ Irish Photo Archive

1 comment: