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30th Cadet Class 1955-1957793 viewsPhotograph of the 30th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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L.E. Macha793 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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16th Young Officers Wings Course792 viewsPhotograph of the 16th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" the 17th June 1983
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17th Young Officers Course792 viewsPhotograph of the 17th Young Officers Course taken on their "Wings day" on the 3rd February 1984
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20th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class792 viewsPhotograph of the 20th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 22nd November 2001
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29th Cadet Class 1954-1956790 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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L.E. Macha789 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha788 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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A repair train preparing to leave Cork City.786 viewsGlass plate negative showing two soldiers from the RPRMC preparing to leave Cork City. Taken sometime between 1922 and 1924
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19th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class785 viewsPhotograph of the 19th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" on the 10th November 2000
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport783 viewsPresident Kennedy accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon, accredited A.D.C, during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport. Copy image held in the Private Collection of Lt Gen Sean McKeown.
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09th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class780 viewsPhotograph of the 9th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" on the 24th September 1976
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22nd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class780 viewsPhotograph of the 22nd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 17th December 2003
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L.E. Macha780 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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President John F. Kennedy New Ross778 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, enjoying light refreshments with the people of New Ross. (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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Repairing the Douglas Viaduct, Cork.777 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.
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17th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class775 viewsPhotograph of the 17th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" on the 12th June 1998
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Kit ready for inspection.774 viewsGlass plate negative of a soldier kit ready for inspection. The glass plate shows the soldiers Lee Enfield rifle, combat webbing with scabbard attached, uniform, issued mug and plate, and bedding. Possible taken between 1922-1950
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36th Cadet Class and Military Instructor772 views36th Cadet Class and Military Instructors, 1961 – 1963 (Courtesy of DFTC)
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22nd Young Officers Wings Course770 viewsPhotograph of the 22nd Young Officers Wings Course on the "Wings day" the 24th July 1990
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An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy767 viewsAn tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera, formally welcomes President John F. Kennedy “A Uachtaráin Uasail. In aimn mhuintir na h-Eireann uile agus thar a gceann cuirim céad míle fáilte romhat […]”, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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18th Young Officers Wings Course765 viewsPhotograph of the 18th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" in April 1986
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67th Cadet Class 1990-92762 views
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Recruit weapons training761 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Corporal demonstrating how to fire a practice grenade (Anti-tank) from a Lee Enfield Rifle to a group of eight recruits holding Lee Enfield rifles with grenades attached, wearing battlefield webbing.
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23rd Young Officers Wings Course761 viewsPhotograph of the 23rd Young Officers Wings Course on their "Wings day" the 14th June 1991
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06th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class758 viewsPhotograph of the 6th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" in July 1973
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23rd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class758 viewsPhotograph of the 23rd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 16th September 2004
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Nice756 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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The salute with rifle755 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.
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20th Young Officers Wings Course755 viewsPhotograph of the 20th Young Officers Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 24th June 1988
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21st Young Officers Wings Course755 viewsPhotograph of the 21st Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" the 2nd June 1989
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Recruits swimming lesson753 viewsGlass plate negative showing a section of recruits receiving a diving lesson, an instructor can be seen on the left describing what the diver on the diving board is doing.
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Short Service Class 1939752 viewsPhotograph of members from the "Short Service Class" taken at Baldonnell Aerodrome in 1939 on their "Wings day"
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Nice751 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport750 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera acknowledges the assembled crowds gathered at Dublin Airport, following the welcome reception on the tarmac of Dublin Airport, (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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04th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class750 viewsPhotograph of the 4th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 16th September 1969
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13th Young Officers Wings Course749 views2/LT Brendan Keegan, 13th Young Officers Course, receiving his "Wings" on wings day the 23rd March 1972.
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29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class749 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 14th December 2012
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport747 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) concluding inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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18th Cadet Class 1944-1946747 viewsPhotograph of the 18th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class746 viewsPhotograph of the 24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 9th March 2006
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Volunteer Force Artillery Gun Crew744 viewsVolunteer Force Artillery gun crew being put through their drills under the supervision from a Regular Army NCO. Soldiers can be seen turning an 18-pdr field gun outside of the Officers Mess in McKee Barracks, Dublin, sometime between 1934-1939. These particular 18-pdr field guns were provided to the National Army by the British Forces in June 1922.
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Lewis gun crew742 viewsA Lewis gun crew in a firing position during a training exercise prior to WW2. Notice the Vickers steel helmet the two soldiers are wearing.This helmet was introduced into the Defence forces in 1927 until 1939.
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Recruits training.741 viewsGlass plate negative showing three recruits being given a lesson on signal equipment from a two star NCO sometime between 1930-1965.
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28th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class740 viewsPhotograph of the 28th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 9th December 2010
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Horse on Bridle, McKee Barracks.735 viewsGlass plate negative showing a horse named "Vixen" on the bridle being held by a soldier from the Equitation school, which was under the command of the Supply and Transport Corps at that time.
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Cork Command hurling team 1924735 viewsCork Command hurling team which defeated General Headquarters team in the semi-final of the Army Chaplain's Cup. For more information see An tOglach Vol II No 1 (New Series) January 12 1924 page 16 - 17 Army Athletic Association Army Hurling.
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IEMA-P-067-025731 viewsOfficers of the 25th Battalion relaxing after lunch outside their headquaters, Bawnjames House, New Ross – 07 June 1942. The emergency brought together not alone those who had fought in 1916 and the War of Independence but also those who who had fought on opposing sides during the Civil War.
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04th Young Officers Wings Class730 viewsPhotograph of the 4th Young Officers Wings Class taken on their "Wings day" the 22nd June 1946
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07th Young Officers Wings Course730 viewsPhotograph of the 7th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" in 1964
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Two boxers sparing.729 viewsTwo soldiers in boxing attire sparing. Note the height and reach difference. Names, dates and location is unknown.
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IEMA-P-067-022728 viewsThe critical shortage of equipment was exemplified by the lack of anti-armour weapons. In March 1940, the army possessed one 57 mm anti-tank gun and fourty-one Boyes .55inch anti-tank rifles. Only a further 6 guns and 100 rifles were delievered by the end of the Emergency.
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Guard of Honour 726 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.
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Officer sword drill724 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn and being held vertically. Taken in McKee Barracks in 1927 for a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott.
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Platoon in "T" formation723 viewsGlass plate negative showing a platoon of soldiers preparing to form up in "T" formation.Supervised by Col O'Connell, Army School of Instruction, Curragh Camp, in conjunction with Captain Fulham. Taken at the Curragh plains, Kildare, on 27th January 1928.
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24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class723 viewsPhotograph of the 24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 9th March 2006. See also IE/MA/RACCC/024
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Gibraltar720 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Cavalry Corps recruits714 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Cavalry Corps recruit standing on the foot pegs of a BS motorcycle while aiming a Lee Enfield rifle into the air. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks between 1930-1960.
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Hurling team in Croke Park713 viewsAn army hurling team sitting and posing for a picture with a gunner and other uniformed men and civilians in front of a stand in Croke Park, Dublin.
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Guarding the Railways 711 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.
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