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56th Cadet Class 1979-19811151 viewsPhotograph of the 56th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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57th Cadet Class 1980-1982972 viewsPhotograph of the 57th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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58th Cadet Class 1981-19831247 viewsPhotograph of the 58th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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59th Cadet Class 1982-1984972 viewsPhotograph of the 59th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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60th Cadet Class 1983-1985891 viewsPhotograph of the 60th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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61st Cadet Class 1984-1986930 viewsPhotograph of the 61st Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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62nd Cadet Class 1985-1987967 viewsPhotograph of the 62nd Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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63rd Cadet Class 1986-19881034 viewsPhotograph of the 63rd Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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64th Cadet Class 1987-19891015 viewsPhotograph of the 64th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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65th Cadet Class 1988-19901016 viewsPhotograph of the 65th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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66th Cadet Class 1989-19911067 viewsPhotograph of the 66th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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67th Cadet Class 1990-19921131 viewsPhotograph of the 67th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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68th Cadet Class 1991-1993957 viewsPhotograph of the 68th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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69th Cadet Class 1992-1994894 viewsPhotograph of the 69th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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70th Cadet Class 1993-1995869 viewsPhotograph of the 70th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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71st Cadet Class 1994-1996938 viewsPhotograph of the 71st Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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72nd Cadet Class 1995-19971193 viewsPhotograph of the 72nd Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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73rd Cadet Class 1996-1998919 viewsPhotograph of the 73rd Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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74th Cadet Class 1997-1999916 viewsPhotograph of the 74th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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75th Cadet Class 1998-20001093 viewsPhotograph of the 75th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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76th Cadet Class 1999-20011032 viewsPhotograph of the 76th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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77th Cadet Class 2000-20021317 viewsPhotograph of the 77th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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78th Cadet Class 2001-20031094 viewsPhotograph of the 78th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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79th Cadet Class 2002-20041160 viewsPhotograph of the 79th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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80th Cadet Class 2003-20051158 viewsPhotograph of the 80th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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81st Cadet Class 2004-20061292 viewsPhotograph of the 81st Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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82nd Cadet Class 2005-20071253 viewsPhotograph of the 82nd Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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83rd Cadet Class 2006-20081136 viewsPhotograph of the 83rd Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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84th Cadet Class 2007-20091236 viewsPhotograph of the 84th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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85th Cadet Class 2008-20101275 viewsPhotograph of the 85th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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87th Cadet Class 20121479 viewsPhotograph of the 87th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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88th Cadet Class 2011-20132288 viewsPhotograph of the 88th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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IEMA-P-062-006608 viewsSkinheads are not a new phenomenon! NCO’s and men of the 25th Battalion showing off their haircuts while on brigade manoeuvres, Castle Annagh Camp, New Ross – 06 July 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-018484 viewsTea arriving at the ‘Front Line’ during manoeuvres between Waterford City and Tramore – 28 August 1944.
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IEMA-P-062-022451 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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IEMA-P-062-024472 viewsPrivate Richard Hanley (on the right) finally allows someone else to use his camera – 20 July 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-036515 views‘A group of warriors’ having a rest, following a tea break, outside Silversprings House, Pilltown, Co, Kilkenny, while on a training exercise prior to the Blackwater Manoeuvres - July 1942. The outdoor life, coupled with the fine weather in the summer of 1942, is reflected in the weather beaten faces.
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IEMA-P-062-037434 viewsPay parade – Lullymore Camp – 04 August 1942. One can only guess at what the Company Sergeant has said to the soldier waiting in line!!!
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IEMA-P-062-043470 viewsThe Blackwater manoeuvres are synonymous with the Emergency. Involving over 20,000 troops, the lasted from 17 August 1942 to 27 September 1942 and pitted the 2nd Spearead division under Maj Gen Hugo McNeill against Maj Gen M.J Costello’s 1st Division. Here the 3rd Battalion passes the 25th Battalion outside Fethard, Co. Tipperary, to take over as advance guard of the Brigade as they proceed southwards with the Spearhead Division – 20 August 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-045441 viewsTraining for the 56,000 who saw permanent service during the Emergency was arduous. Blistered feet were a common occurance, particulary in the early days.
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IEMA-P-062-048446 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-051403 viewsA company commander holding ‘Company Orders’. Company commanders were empowered were empowered to deal with minor offences such as absenteeism.
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IEMA-P-062-054461 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-060416 viewsTea break during manoeuvres. The armbands on the left arms are to facilate umpires in identifying the opposing forces.
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IEMA-P-062-065429 viewsVictory for the 2nd Division! Troops of the 25th Battalion crossing the Blackwater – 3 September 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-117478 viewsBrigade Camp, Youghal – 17 September 1942 – John Harbourne, canteen Manager, serving troops in the open air canteen.
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IEMA-P-062-128491 viewsHundred of billets were erected throughout the country to cater for the repid increase in personnel.
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IEMA-P-062-129507 viewsA room orderly has a quiet moment alone. 25th Battalion lines, Bawnjames, Co. Wexford – 13 July 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-139410 viewsThe pride of the unit – do you know who they are?
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IEMA-P-062-196417 viewsHaving a wash at the end of the day.
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IEMA-P-062-223543 viewsFollowing the return of a group of selected officers who had undergone British Army commando courses, a greater emphasis was placed on fieldcraft training and fitness – Slieve Caoilte, Co. Wexford 11 June 1943.
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IEMA-P-062-237480 viewsReady for inspection.
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IEMA-P-062-290423 viewsFun and games.
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IEMA-P-062-309622 viewsCaption – Back to ‘Civvy Street’ 1946
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IEMA-P-062-321646 viewsQuartermaster Brett, 25th Battalion, checking his ‘inventory’ of turkeys while based at Ballinamona Camp near Tramore, Co. Waterford – 04 September 1944.
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IEMA-P-062-323547 views‘The Nation is Profoundly Grateful’
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IEMA-P-062-339581 viewsTroops taking a break on the roadside outside Cahir, while advancing southwards to the Blackwater – 21 August 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-357630 viewsNot all fun and games, hard work was necessary.
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IEMA-P-062-369595 views‘Step together’ week, New Ross – 02 May 1943. Many large towns organised special weeks involving parades, concerts and sports events in which military and civilians participated.
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IEMA-P-062-370610 viewsCompany officers holding an ‘O’ (orders) group prior to an attack on the ‘Enemy’.
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