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Gibraltar377 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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IEMA-P-062-321376 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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Gibraltar376 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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On the range375 viewsGlass plate negative showing Irish soldiers firing Lee Enfield rifles on the range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare. c1930
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Officer sword drill374 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with is sword drawn. Conducted under the supervision of a Captain Nolan at McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927 for a sword drill manual.
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Gibraltar372 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar372 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.
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Gibraltar371 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar371 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Runners reaching finishing line370 viewsThe winner of a running race crossing the finish line closely followed by second and third runners as soldiers observe from the sidelines. Names, dates and location is unknown.
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Cross country race370 viewsA Glass plate negative showing a cross country race possibly in the Phoenix Park racecourse in Dublin.
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Tug of war team in Croke Park369 viewsGlass plate negative showing the a tug of war team in Croke Park, Dublin during a competition with a referee closely observing what is happening.
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Rifle practice369 viewsSoldiers preparing to march of the firing point after practicing their shooting skills. Located on a range in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare.
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Gibraltar369 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Officer sword drill367 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Officer mounted on horseback with his sword drawn, right arm extended to side, sword held vertically. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott (Officers' Drill) Capt O'Dwyer and Comdt Ryan on the 16 August 1927
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Officer sword drill367 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn, right arm extended horizontally and sword vertical. Taken at McKee Barracks under the supervision of Captain Flanagan and Captain Dwyer, office in charge on the 12 March 1927.
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Gibraltar367 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar367 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar367 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar367 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Nice367 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade366 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.
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Gibraltar366 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar366 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar366 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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IEMA-P-062-309364 viewsCaption – Back to ‘Civvy Street’ 1946
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Gibraltar364 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar363 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Field Kitchen on the Railway line.362 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.
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Infantry squad with Lewis gun in arrow head formation362 viewsGlass plate negative showing a section of soldiers practising their tactical drills. This formation was know as the "arrow head" formation. Note the "Vickers helmets", Lee Enfield rifles and Lewis Machine guns.
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Gibraltar362 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar361 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Boxing ring and chairs for spectators358 viewsGlass plate negative showing a boxing ring and chairs ready for a boxing tournament. Location is unknown.
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Gymnast in Cathal Brugha Barracks gymnasium.357 viewsGymnast in mid air over a vaulting horse in the Gymnasium, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. The Soldiers name and date of the glass plate negative is unknown.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926357 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Chief of Staff Peadar MacMahon and General Hogan on horseback inspecting soldiers prior to a march past in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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Nice356 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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IEMA-P-062-369355 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-096-003355 viewsIt was difficult to maintain boots for inspection. The periodical shortages of polish and the tough treatment caused by long marches and turf cutting meant many tough moments on the parade grounds.
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Dash First position 355 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.
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Gibraltar355 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar354 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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IEMA-P-096-006353 viewsIce Cream comes to Camp Mount Pleasant, Co. Waterford – 18 July 1942.
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Foot Drill353 viewsAnother view of our previous glass plate negative GPN-067-003. Note the building in the background is vary similar to buildings located in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. This glass plate could possibly have been taken on what is today known as the Brigade Training Centre (BTC) square.
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Gibraltar352 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Guard of honour standing at attention Arbour Hill351 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.
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Arbour Hill 1916 Ceremony350 viewsGlass plate negative showing President De Valera sitting in the front row along with the congregation at Arbour Hill Church during the Arbour Hill 1916 Ceremony. A flag party is present in front of the alter.
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Military International Jumping Competition 1928349 viewsGlass plate negative of the Military International Jumping Competition which was held at Ballsbridge Show-Grounds during the Horse Show Week from the 7th August to 10th August 1928. This particular glass plate shows Captain D Corry from Ireland taking the stone wall on a horse called "Roisin Dubh".
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Rifle practice348 viewsSoldiers practicing their shooting skills, while under the watchful eye of their commanding officer, on a range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare.
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Gibraltar348 viewsGibraltar view
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IEMA-P-062-375346 viewsTaking a well earned rest from turf cutting – Killamuck Camp, Abbeyleix, Co. Carlow. – 23 July 1943.
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Military International Jumping Competition 1928345 viewsGlass plate negative of the Military International Jumping Competition which was held at Ballsbridge Show-Grounds during the Horse Show Week from the 7th August to 10th August 1928. Captain J G O'Dwyer of the Irish Army can be seen making a good clearance over the stile on a horse called "Cuchulain" in Final Round.
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Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Commemoration at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn, on 17 August 1924345 viewsThe 21st Battalion Marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn led by Comdt Cunningham.
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926345 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff standing to attention beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.
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Nice345 viewsRatings and Petty Officers of the L.E. Macha forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame, Nice (France) after attending Mass, 5/9/48
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Officer sword drill343 viewsGlass plate negative showing a unmounted officer with his sword drawn and in the rest position and his head bowed. Sword drill conducted under the supervision of Captain Flanagan and Captain Nolan at McKee Barracks, Dublin on the 12 March 1927.
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The Salvage Corps inside a hanger in Tallaght Aerodrome.343 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.
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Nice343 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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IEMA-P-062-339342 viewsTroops taking a break on the roadside outside Cahir, while advancing southwards to the Blackwater – 21 August 1942.
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Military International Jumping Competition 1928342 viewsGlass plate negative of the Military International Jumping Competition held at Ballsbridge Show-Grounds during the Horse Show Week from the 7th August to 10th August 1928. Captain D Corry, Irish Army, can be seen taking the outer fence of the "Trap" on a horse called "Finghin" in the final round.
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Gibraltar342 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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