Dublin city, 1956
One of a selection of noir-esque images from famed photojournalist Peter Bock-Schroeder, now available online.
In 1956, Bock-Schroeder spent several days walking through Dublin and documented the everyday life of the capital.
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in 1954, a British journalist, Honor Tracy, condemned Donerail, County Cork parish priest Canon Maurice O’Connell for spending the then exorbitant amount of £9,000 on his parochial house while there was so much poverty in the village.
Following The Sunday Times’ apology to O’Connell, Tracy sued it and was awarded £3000 in compensation. In response some 3000 of Doneraile’s parishioners marched in the village in support of Canon O’Connell,…
Thanks Mark Geary