Most viewed - Military Archives Photo's
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Fitting of the issued belt 1924702 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier from the 26th Infantry Battalion demonstrating how to fit and wear the army issue belt, under the supervision of Commandant McManus.
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L.E. Macha701 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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26th Cadet Class 1951-1953700 viewsPhotograph of the 26th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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Gibraltar700 viewsIn Spanish shawls and sombreros - purchased in Gibraltar - P.Os Cashin and Bermingham of the L.E. Macha strike a pose
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L.E. Macha699 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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Recruits training.697 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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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport693 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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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport692 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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L.E. Macha692 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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30th Cadet Class 1955-1957691 viewsPhotograph of the 30th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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47th Cadet Class 1972-1973691 viewsPhotograph of the 47th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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Artillery soldier, McKee Barracks.691 viewsAn artillery soldier (Recruit) posing for a photograph in McKee barracks sometime between 1940-1960. Notice the white lanyard and artillery collar badges on his uniform.
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L.E. Macha691 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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20th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class689 viewsPhotograph of the 20th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 22nd November 2001
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Nice689 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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19th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class687 viewsPhotograph of the 19th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" on the 10th November 2000
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22nd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class687 viewsPhotograph of the 22nd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 17th December 2003
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12th Young Officers Wings Course686 viewsPhotograph of the 12th Young Officers Wings Course taken in 1969. Two Officers who graduated from this course were 2/LT Brian Hickey and 2/LT Tom Croke.
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Recruits swimming lesson681 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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29th Cadet Class 1954-1956675 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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16th Young Officers Wings Course674 viewsPhotograph of the 16th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" the 17th June 1983
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09th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class673 viewsPhotograph of the 9th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" on the 24th September 1976
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IEMA-P-067-025672 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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18th Cadet Class 1944-1946671 viewsPhotograph of the 18th Cadet Class taken at the Cadet School, Military College, Curragh Camp.
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Nice670 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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17th Young Officers Course668 viewsPhotograph of the 17th Young Officers Course taken on their "Wings day" on the 3rd February 1984
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Kit ready for inspection.667 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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IEMA-P-067-022665 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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Cavalry Corps recruits665 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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Volunteer Force Artillery Gun Crew665 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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23rd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class665 viewsPhotograph of the 23rd Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 16th September 2004
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17th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class661 viewsPhotograph of the 17th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" on the 12th June 1998
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06th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class660 viewsPhotograph of the 6th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" in July 1973
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Recruit weapons training659 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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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport658 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).
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Guarding the Railways 658 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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Horse on Bridle, McKee Barracks.655 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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Short Service Class 1939654 viewsPhotograph of members from the "Short Service Class" taken at Baldonnell Aerodrome in 1939 on their "Wings day"
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Two boxers sparing.653 viewsTwo soldiers in boxing attire sparing. Note the height and reach difference. Names, dates and location is unknown.
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The salute with rifle651 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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04th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class651 viewsPhotograph of the 4th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 16th September 1969
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22nd Young Officers Wings Course650 viewsPhotograph of the 22nd Young Officers Wings Course on the "Wings day" the 24th July 1990
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29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class650 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 14th December 2012
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23rd Young Officers Wings Course649 viewsPhotograph of the 23rd Young Officers Wings Course on their "Wings day" the 14th June 1991
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24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class647 viewsPhotograph of the 24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 9th March 2006
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Hurling team in Croke Park646 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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18th Young Officers Wings Course646 viewsPhotograph of the 18th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" in April 1986
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21st Young Officers Wings Course645 viewsPhotograph of the 21st Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" the 2nd June 1989
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Cavalry Corps recruits644 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.
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13th Young Officers Wings Course642 views2/LT Brendan Keegan, 13th Young Officers Course, receiving his "Wings" on wings day the 23rd March 1972.
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20th Young Officers Wings Course642 viewsPhotograph of the 20th Young Officers Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 24th June 1988
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28th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class642 viewsPhotograph of the 28th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 9th December 2010
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Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.640 viewsGlass plate negative showing a company quarter master sergeant (CQMS) from the 4th battalion, Southern Command showing how to make a hurl.
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Cork Command hurling team 1924640 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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Lewis gun crew640 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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Platoon in "T" formation640 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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Guard of Honour 638 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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Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.636 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.
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04th Young Officers Wings Class636 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 Course636 viewsPhotograph of the 7th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" in 1964
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