Most viewed
Kennedy_296391~0.jpg
President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport710 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
26th_RACCC.jpg
26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class708 viewsPhotograph of the 26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 19th June 2008
IE-MA-GPN-040-018~0.jpg
Officer sword drill, McKee Barracks, Dublin.705 viewsGlass plate negative showing an unmounted officer with his sword drawn resting on shoulder his left shoulder, under supervision of Captain Nolan at McKee Barracks, Dublin, in 1927.
IE-MA-GPN-039-005.jpg
Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.704 viewsGlass plate negative showing a company quarter master sergeant (CQMS) from the 4th battalion, Southern Command showing how to make a hurl.
25th_RACCC.jpg
25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class704 viewsPhotograph of the 25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 15th February 2007
ACC2012-02-84.jpg
Home703 viewsGraveyard scene
ACC2012-02-57.jpg
Gibraltar702 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-50.jpg
Gibraltar697 viewsGroup taken on the occasion of the visit of officers of the L.E. Macha to the Colonial Hospital in Gibraltar. Left to Right (standing) Matron O'Reilly, Sister Maureen Gillan (kneeling), Belle Johnston.
IE-MA-GPN-033-007.jpg
Cavalry Corps recruits695 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Trooper and a Cavalry Corps recruits sitting facing each other on a motorbike while the Trooper is playing an accordion. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks between 1930-1960.
IE-MA-GPN-060-006.jpg
Firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots at Arbour Hill Barracks694 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.
BOX-033-026.jpg
"port Arms" for inspection692 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.
IE-MA-GPN-013-024.jpg
Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.689 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Infantry Captain shaking hands with a recruit. In the background a Ford Armoured Cars and truck can be seen. Taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, sometime between 1958-1968.
ACC2012-02-63.jpg
Nice689 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
IE-MA-GPN-041-017.jpg
Officer sword drill685 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Officer mounted on horseback with his Sword drawn at the salute in McKee Barracks, Dublin. Conducted under supervision of Comdt Scott (Officers' Drill) Captain O'Dwyer and Comdt Ryan.Taken on the 16 August 1927.
IE-MA-GPN-013-015.jpg
Gymnast in Cathal Brugha Barracks gymnasium.685 viewsGymnast performing a forward flip on a vaulting horse in the Gymnasium, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. The Soldiers name and date of the glass plate negative is unknown.
IE-MA-GPN-011-022.jpg
Reverse view of the correct wearing of battlefield webbing 1924.685 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the correct way to wear battlefield webbing with a great coat attached under the supervision of Commandant McManus.
IEMA-P-096-043.jpg
IEMA-P-096-043682 viewsA rare shot of a Mortar Crew. Mortars were in very short supply. Total Stocks in March 1940 were forty eight (48) Brandt 81 mm and one (1) Brandt 60mm. A further fifty (50) 3-Inch Mortars were supplied by Britain in late 1943. This photograph was taken during a live firing practice in the Comeragh Mountains – 09 September 1944.
IE-MA-GPN-041-005.jpg
Officer sword drill680 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Officer dismounted with his sword drawn, held horizontally to the right at shoulder height.Taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin, in 1927. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott (Officers' Drill) Captain O'Dwyer and Comdt Ryan.
ACC2012-02-49.jpg
Gibraltar680 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-39.jpg
Gibraltar677 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-52.jpg
Gibraltar676 viewsGroup on board L.E. Macha on occasion of visit of His Lordship, Most Rev Dr Fitzgerald, Bishop of Gibraltar. Left to Right: Fr Devlin, Comdr T. MacKenna (Irish Naval Service), His Lordship.
IE-MA-GPN-040-026.jpg
Officer sword drill675 viewsGlass plate negative showing an unmounted officer with his sword drawn and his arm extended horizontally to the left side. Taken in McKee Barracks in 1927 for a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under supervision Comdt Scott.
ACC2012-02-38.jpg
Gibraltar675 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-40.jpg
Gibraltar674 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-42.jpg
Gibraltar674 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
ACC2012-02-45.jpg
Gibraltar673 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
IE-MA-GPN-039-001.jpg
Recruits training.670 viewsGlass plate negative showing a two star corporal giving a lesson to an Officer, a three star private and two recruits on how to check the oil on a Jeep. In the background are some bren gun carriers.
ACC2012-02-41.jpg
Gibraltar670 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
ACC2012-02-80.jpg
Nice670 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
IE-MA-GPN-012-016.jpg
Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.669 viewsGlass plate negative showing two recruits receiving a lesson from their instructing NCO on how to load an artillery round into a 25 pounder field gun.
IE-MA-GPN-040-023.jpg
Officer sword drill669 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn and extended vertically into the air. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927, for use in a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under the supervision Comdt scott (Training).
ACC2012-02-51.jpg
Gibraltar668 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
IE-MA-GPN-056-046.jpg
Tug of war team in training667 viewsGlass plate negative showing a tug of war team training. Names, dates and location is unknown.
ACC2012-02-46.jpg
Gibraltar667 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
IEMA-P-096-007.jpg
IEMA-P-096-007666 viewsThe quartermaster waits by the roadside to provide welcoms nourishment to the marching troops – near Dunmore East, Co. Wexford – 16 July 1942.
ACC2012-02-48.jpg
Gibraltar666 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-55.jpg
Gibraltar666 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-44.jpg
Gibraltar665 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
BOX-029-023.jpg
Present Arms(1924 Drill)664 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier "presenting arms" with a Lee Enfield rifle November 1924.
BOX-034-019.jpg
"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.663 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.
ACC2012-02-37.jpg
Gibraltar660 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
ACC2012-02-79.jpg
Nice660 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
IEMA-P-096-030.jpg
IEMA-P-096-030657 viewsCamp Guard awaiting the arrival of the Orderly Officer – 25th Battalion line, Bawnjames Military Camp, New Ross, Co. Wexford – 16 August 1942.
IE-MA-GPN-039-016.jpg
Rope Climbing657 viewsGlass plate negative showing a recruit climbing a rope in a gymnasium wearing his combat webbing with scabbard attached and "Tommy" helmet, taken during or after the Emergency period.
BOX-048-005.jpg
The Salvage Corps dismantling a British Rest Camp.657 viewsGlass plate negative showing men of the Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army Rest Camp near the London and North Western Hotel, North Wall in Dublin, sometime in 1923.
ACC2012-02-54.jpg
Gibraltar657 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-47.jpg
Gibraltar656 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-43.jpg
Gibraltar655 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
BOX-033-023.jpg
Slope Arms position 3 654 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.
ACC2012-02-35.jpg
Gibraltar654 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
ACC2012-02-59.jpg
Gibraltar654 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
ACC2012-02-62.jpg
Gibraltar654 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
BOX-042-009.jpg
Butt party653 viewsGlass plate negative showing a group of soldiers controlling the butts of a rifle range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare.
ACC2012-02-36.jpg
Gibraltar650 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
ACC2012-02-70.jpg
Nice650 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
ACC2012-02-76.jpg
Nice650 viewsUndertaker's party screwing down the lid of the outer coffin containing the body of Yeats - scene outside the mortuary in the cemetery at Roquebrune (France). Figure on left is that of gravedigger. Other civilian is M/ Otto, poet and lawyer of Mentone, who delivered farewell oration.
IE-MA-GPN-046-011.jpg
Boxing training.649 viewsTwo men in boxing attire sparing while a referee looks on. Location, names and date is unknown.
IEMA-P-067-031.jpg
IEMA-P-067-031648 viewsHurry up and wait! Packing up bivouacs and blankets after an overnight Camp, Flood Hall, Kilkenny – 24 August 1944.
BOX-052-051.jpg
RPRMC Disbandment Parade648 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and General McMahon receiving the National flag and unit Colours at the Disbandment Parade for the RPRMC.
BOX-033-024.jpg
Arms Muzzle and bore examination647 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.
1104 files on 19 page(s) 5