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Nice343 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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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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Gibraltar341 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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IEMA-P-062-036340 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-062-223339 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-067-010339 viewsCatching up with the news.
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Prepare to signal one Large Flag339 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.
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Nice339 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice339 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Ceremonial parade at Arbours Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders 1916338 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.
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Gibraltar338 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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IEMA-P-062-370337 viewsCompany officers holding an ‘O’ (orders) group prior to an attack on the ‘Enemy’.
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Dash First position L Flag 337 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.
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Nice337 viewsGang-plank goes ashore from the first Irish warship, the L.E. Macha, to berth at any Mediterranean port. Seaman Joe Higgins of Youghal was first rating ashore on French soil
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Officer sword drill336 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer on horseback with his sword drawn, arm down by his left side and sword pointing downwards.Conducted under the supervision of Capt Flanagan and Capt Nolan. Taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927.
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Nice336 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.
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Nice336 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Artillery Grooming horses at Islandbridge Barracks335 viewsArtillery soldiers grooming horses outside their stables at Islandbridge barracks under supervision from their superiors.
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Horse on Bridle334 viewsGlass plate negative showing a unknown horse on bridle in McKee Barracks.
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Nice334 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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68th Cadet Class 1991-93333 views
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IEMA-P-062-129331 viewsA room orderly has a quiet moment alone. 25th Battalion lines, Bawnjames, Co. Wexford – 13 July 1942.
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Review parade, Phoenix Park, 1926.331 viewsCeremonial colour party marching towards a review parade which was held in the Phoenix Park on the 11th September 1926.
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Nice331 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice331 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice331 viewsFrench honour guard
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IEMA-P-062-323330 views‘The Nation is Profoundly Grateful’
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Nice330 viewsView of graveyard
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Recruits in McKee Barracks, Dublin.329 viewsGlass plate negative showing six recruits and a Corporal from the Supply and Transport Corps, holding the bridle of a horse sometime between 1931 and 1942. At that time the Army Equitation School was under the command of the Supply and Transport Corps which was located in McKee Barracks.
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Nice329 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Prepare to signal two Large flag 325 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.
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The Salvage Corps unloading materials.324 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers of the Salvage Corps unloading material salvaged from British Camps which were located in the Wicklow Mountains. Photograph taken at Clondalkin Railway Station sometime between 1922-1923.
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Volunteers on horseback, McKee Barracks.321 viewsA group of Volunteer soldiers on horseback in McKee Barracks, Dublin. Note the Officers mess in the background of this glass plate negative. Taken sometime between 1934-1939.
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IEMA-P-062-022319 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928319 viewsA general view of Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn immediately after President WT Cosgrave deposited a wreath and prior to Soldiers marching past.
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Ceremonial Parade for Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith, 1927318 viewsA firing party under the command of lieut O'Connor, belonging to an Irish speaking Battalion, firing and saluting at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn in 1927.
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Lewis machine gun practice317 viewsSoldiers practicing their shooting skills using the Lewis Machine gun while in the lying position and under the command of the commanding officer.
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Ceremonial Parade for Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith, 1927316 viewsPresident WT Cosgrave delivering oration immediately after laying a wreath at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn.
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IEMA-P-062-018315 viewsTea arriving at the ‘Front Line’ during manoeuvres between Waterford City and Tramore – 28 August 1944.
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Officer sword drill315 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Officer on horseback with his Sword at the salute, taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott (Officers' Drill) Capt O'Dwyer and Comdt Ryan.
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Volunteers Force on horseback.315 viewsGlass plate negative showing a group of Volunteer soldiers on horseback in McKee Barracks, Dublin, taken sometime between 1934-1939.
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Lee Enfield shooting practice314 viewsSoldiers on the rifle range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare practicing their shooting skills.
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IEMA-P-062-128313 viewsHundred of billets were erected throughout the country to cater for the repid increase in personnel.
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IEMA-P-062-024312 viewsPrivate Richard Hanley (on the right) finally allows someone else to use his camera – 20 July 1942.
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926312 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff saluting beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926311 viewsThree mounted officers in the Phoenix Park, taking during a military review parade held on the 11th September 1926.
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Tactical formation 311 viewsEleven soldiers practising their tactical drills on the Curragh Plains, Kildare, sometime in 1927. Two rows covering the flanks with the Section leader in the middle. Note the Vickers helmets being worn and the Lee Enfield rifles being carried.The front left soldier is carrying a Lewis machine gun.
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IEMA-P-062-043309 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-062-237308 viewsReady for inspection.
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Review Parade Phoenix Park307 viewsPart of an Artillery Corps passing the saluting stand during a Military review held in the Phoenix Park on the 11th September 1926, showing Artillery soldiers on horseback pulling horse carts with two Officers sitting in each cart.
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IEMA-P-062-054306 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-117305 viewsBrigade Camp, Youghal – 17 September 1942 – John Harbourne, canteen Manager, serving troops in the open air canteen.
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Slope arms from the Advance (1st Motion)305 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.
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Officer on horseback in McKee Barracks301 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Officer on a white horse with his sword drawn trotting across a parade square in McKee Barracks.
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President WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn299 viewsPresident WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn.
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Port arms front view298 viewsInfantry soldier demostrating the "port arms" drill movement. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin, under supervision of Comdt Scott Training operations GHQ 6th September 1927.
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Slope Arms side view298 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.
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88th Cadet Class 2011-2013294 views
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Trail arms right side view293 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.
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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928292 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
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