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Prepare to signal one Large Flag596 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "Prepare to Signal, One Large Flag.Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin.Jun 25, 2014
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Prepare to signal two Large flag 578 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "prepare to signal". Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin, taken on the 20 May 1927.Jun 25, 2014
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Dash First position L Flag 636 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "Dash to First Position L Flag". Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin. Jun 25, 2014
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Prepare to signal two small flag 416 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal meant "Prepare to signal two small flag". Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin, 20 May 1927.Jun 25, 2014
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Dash First position 655 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "Dash to First Position".Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin, taken on the 20 May 1927.Jun 25, 2014
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Army Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags).452 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Army Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags).Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of the Army Signal Corps. This was used in a publication called "Signal Corps Bulletin", taken on the 20 May 1927.Jun 25, 2014
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Baldonnel Aerodrome432 viewsJun 24, 2014
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Baldonnel Aerodrome377 viewsJun 24, 2014
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Glass plate photograph of Baldonnel Aerodrome.382 viewsJun 24, 2014
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Glass plate photograph of Baldonnel Aerodrome.384 viewsJun 24, 2014
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Glass plate photograph of Baldonnel Aerodrome.389 viewsJun 24, 2014
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Guard of Honour 864 viewsSoldiers preparing for a Guard of Honour possibly on the grounds of St Patrick's College in Maynooth, Dublin. Note their weapons rifles are placed on the ground in front of them in the position that they are to fall back into. Clerical men can be seen beside the soldiers and also talking to Officers in front of the Soldiers. The "Tommy" helmets the soldiers are wearing indicate that this picture was taken after 1939.Jun 24, 2014
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Slope Arms side view516 viewsEnlisted soldier demonstrating the "Slope Arms", viewed from the side. An entry in the index for this glass plate states that these were taken in order to "enable a responsible officer to pick best positions in conjunction with Dress, Man and Equipment".Taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin, under the supervision of Comdt Scott, on the 6th September 1927.Jun 24, 2014
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Slope arms from the Advance (1st Motion)521 viewsInfantry Officer demonstrating the 1st motion that is to be conducted once given the command "slope arms from the advance". Possibly in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, sometime in the late 1920s.Jun 24, 2014
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Port arms front view502 viewsInfantry soldier demostrating the "port arms" drill movement. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin, under supervision of Comdt Scott Training operations GHQ 6th September 1927.Jun 24, 2014
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Trail arms right side view578 viewsEnlisted soldier demonstrating the "Trail arms". Taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin, under the supervision of Comdt Scott, Training operations GHQ, on the 6 September 1927. Jun 24, 2014
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Attention position third movement715 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier demonstrating the third movement to be conducted once given the command to stand to attention with arms, taken in November 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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"port Arms" for inspection837 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier conducting part of a movement that was to be carried out once given the command "Port Arms", taken in November 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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Arms Muzzle and bore examination723 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the correct movement to conduct once given the command to report arms for inspection. Once this movement was completed an NCO or Officer would inspect the muzzle and bore for ammunition or dirt. Taken in November 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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Slope Arms position 3 798 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier demonstrating the correct position to hold the Lee Enfield rifle while conducting the third movement of the "Slope Arms" command. For instructional purposes each command would be broken down into parts, each part would of been photographed and inserted into an instructional manual.Jun 24, 2014
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Trail Arms correct position771 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier demonstrating the correct position to hold the Lee Enfield rifle once given the command to "Trail Arms". Taken in November 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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Present Arms(1924 Drill)838 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier "presenting arms" with a Lee Enfield rifle November 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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The salute with rifle913 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the salute with arms.Photographed under supervision of Colonel P O'Connor and Major T Lalor of the Training and Operations branch at the tennis grounds in General Head Quarters on the 1st May 1925.Jun 24, 2014
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade660 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and Major Russell, O/C RPRMC, inspection the soldiers of the RPRMC at their Disbandment parade sometime in 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade704 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and General McMahon receiving the National flag and unit Colours at the Disbandment Parade for the RPRMC.Jun 24, 2014
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade.937 viewsGeneral Mulcahy on the review stand saluting as the RPRMC march past at the Disbandment parade in 1924.Jun 24, 2014
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The Salvage Corps inside a hanger in Tallaght Aerodrome.579 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Salvage Corps placing salvaged materials inside a hangar at Tallaght Aerodrome. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.Jun 24, 2014
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The Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army rest camp.962 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers of the Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army Rest Camp near the London and North Western Hotel in North Wall, Dublin. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" in An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.Jun 24, 2014
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A repair train preparing to leave Cork City.912 viewsGlass plate negative showing two soldiers from the RPRMC preparing to leave Cork City. Taken sometime between 1922 and 1924Jun 24, 2014
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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.788 viewsGlass plate negative showing an "Old Lime Pit" at Rathduff in County Cork. This was a sentry position overlooking a double railway. Six soldiers with Lee Enfield Rifles can be seen providing over-watch security for the train crossing the bridge at their location. An Officer can be seen overlooking the sentries ensuring they are providing adequate over-watch.For more information see An tÓglách Volume 1 No 5 (new Series) 21st April 1923.Jun 24, 2014
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Repairing the Douglas Viaduct, Cork.912 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps repairing the Douglas Viaduct in Cork that was damaged during the Civil War. For more information see An tOglach Vol 1 No 5 (new Series) 21st April 1923.Jun 24, 2014
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Repairing a damaged railway.645 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps repairing the Douglas Viaduct railway bridge in Cork which was damaged during the Civil War.For more information see An tOglach Volume 1 No 5 (new Series) 21 April 1923.Jun 24, 2014
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An armoured train.660 viewsGlass plate negative showing a flat wagon with an armoured protective housing, a 0-6-0 steam locomotive and a six wheeled brake wagon.Jun 24, 2014
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Field Kitchen on the Railway line.630 viewsGlass plate negative showing a field kitchen on the railway line. A soldier from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps can be seen preparing a meal for the troops. This glass plate negative was used in the April 1923 An tÓglac, Volume 1 publication.Jun 24, 2014
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Guarding the Railways 804 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps (RPRMC) constructing a protected dugout trench using sandbags and shovels, beside a railway line. These soldiers are being supervised by an armed Officer carrying a pistol.Jun 24, 2014
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926681 viewsA unit on Parade during the Wolfe Tone Commemoration in 1926. The soldiers in the rear are presenting arms with rifles while the Officers in the front are in the process of conducting the salute with sword.May 14, 2014
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926531 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff saluting beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.May 14, 2014
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926593 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff standing to attention beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.May 14, 2014
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Firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots at Arbour Hill Barracks806 viewsGuard of honour at Arbour Hill Barracks, standinf to the front is a firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots, taken during a ceremony to commemorate the execution of the 1916 rising leaders sometime in the 1920s.May 14, 2014
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Guard of honour standing at attention Arbour Hill581 viewsGuard of honour standing to attention just after being inspected by an Officer who is marching to a group of Officers in the foreground standing to attention. Taken during a ceremony at Arbour Hill Barracks sometime in the 1920s.May 14, 2014
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Ceremonial parade at Arbours Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders 1916807 viewsGlass plate negative showing troops on parade, young buglers playing the last stand and a firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots into the air. Taken in 1926 during the 10th anniversary of the execution of the 1916 rising leaders at Arbour Hill barracks.May 14, 2014
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Ceremonial parade at Arbours Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders 1916610 viewsGlass plate showing troops conducting the present arms while the last sound is being played by the army band behind them during the 10th anniversary of the execution of the 1916 leaders held at Arbour Hill barracks.May 14, 2014
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Ceremonial Parade at Arbour Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders of 1916.672 viewsGlass plate negative showing a firing party and an army band at the graveside of executed IRA leaders of 1916 at Arbour Hill Barracks in 1926May 14, 2014
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