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Lieutenant on horseback in the Phoenix park, Dublin.466 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Lieutenant on horseback in the Phoenix park sometime in 1923 or early 1924. Note the reindeer's in the background of the shot.
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No. 1 Army Band464 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a photograph of the army number one band posing with their instruments for a group portrait image at Portobello Barracks. Thirty-eight members of the army band, arranged in four rows pose with two officers in dress uniform.
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Slope Arms side view463 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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IEMA-P-062-024462 viewsPrivate Richard Hanley (on the right) finally allows someone else to use his camera – 20 July 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-117462 viewsBrigade Camp, Youghal – 17 September 1942 – John Harbourne, canteen Manager, serving troops in the open air canteen.
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President WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn462 viewsPresident WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926462 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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Ready to depart462 viewsTroops on the backs of trucks prepared to depart the barracks to travel to the range for firing practice. Possibly Cathal Brugha Barracks.
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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928460 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
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Rifle practice458 viewsSoldiers moving towards the firing point to practice their shooting skills, with their Lee Enfield rifles over their left shoulder, and commanding officer to their far left controlling the line. Taken on the range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare.
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Review Parade Phoenix Park456 viewsA unit of soldiers carrying .303 Lee Enfield rifles, led by an Officer conducting "eyes left" while marching past the saluting stand during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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Port arms front view455 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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Bi-Plane453 viewsThis glass plate negative is showing a Bi-plane stationary on the ground with personnel positioned around it.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926452 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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IEMA-P-062-043449 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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British & Russian Aircraft448 viewsPlate one is of a Shackleton aircraft and appears to have been taken from a manual.
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Agricultural College Glasnevin447 views
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Avro Plane Ground444 viewsGlass plate negatives of a ground image of an Avro 621 ( serial A9 ). Avro A9 had been delivered to Baldonnel Aerodrome on 17 April 1930 and was crashed at Maynooth 26 November 1930 and written-off. Image shows the Avro plane on grass with two officers in flightsuits posing in front of it.
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Fitzmaurice and other Air Corps Personnel in Front of Aircraft444 viewsGlass plate copy negative of officers of the Irish Air Corps standing in front of a Bristol Fighter. Officers are named from left to right: Lorcan C. Gogan, John Hume, Oscar A. Heron, Edward F. Stapleton, William P. Delamere, James C. Fitzmaurice, Daniel J. McKeown, Nicholas E. Fogarty, Frederick S. Crossley, Dr. Theo McWeeney, Serge Barnes, Arthur G. Russell, Gerard J. Carroll, Bryan McSweeney, Patrick F. McGrath and Timothy J. Prenderville.
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Spike Island444 viewsGlass plate negative showing a close up of the fort located on Spike Island.
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IEMA-P-062-022443 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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Bristol F2B Bi-Planes on Ramp442 viewsGlass plate negatives showing four Bristol F2B Bi-Planes on ramp with personnel standing in front of or working on the planes.
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IEMA-P-062-054441 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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Private Secretary's Lodge, Phoenix Park440 views
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Civilian on horseback440 viewsGlass plate negative showing a civilian on horseback just before they attempt to jump over a ditch. Location and date unknown.
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Agricultural College Glasnevin439 views
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Clondalkin Village439 viewsAerial photograph of Clondalkin Village
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Vespas in Formation439 views
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Newbridge Bridge438 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
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Bristol Fighter (22)436 viewsGlass plate negative of a Bristol Fighter (Type 14) F2B Fighter Mk II on the ground. F2B serial 22 served Baldonnel from 4 Nov 1925 to July 1935.
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Group Portrait436 viewsGlass plate nagtive six persons, one of the persons in the image is Barron Ehrenfried Gunther Freiherr von Huenefeld and another is Col James Michael Fitzmaurice
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Avro Cadets in Formation434 views
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ARS432 viewsGlass plate negative of various bi-planes being serviced inside a hangar. Included in the image are a Bristol Fighter F2B, an Avro 504K and two De Havilland DH9s, one of which appears to be serial number 6. The latter was converted to a two seater training plane.
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Lieut. W. Ryan. CPL C. Rooney432 viewsGlass plate copy negative showing Lieutenant W. Ryan and Corporal C Rooney working at a map table. One officer is making a collage of an area from aerial photographs. The other officer appears to be using the photographs to sketch a map.
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BF III Crash431 viewsGlass plate copy negatives of Bristol Fighter F2B Fighter serial III which crashed at Naas, Kildare 17 July 1922. Images shows the wreck of the aricraft on the ground taken from each both sides and the rear. The aircraft had arrived in Baldonnel 10 July 1922. Glass plate one has been identifed on the envelope as Bristol Fighter II which was delivered to Baldonnel 4 July 1922 and was written off after a crash at Castlebagot, Baldonnel 23 Jan 1924 in which Lieutenant R. T. Nevin was killed. The image, however, appears to be that of the BF III crash on 17 July 1922. Glass plate two and three both show the serial number of the aircraft BF III.
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Inchicore Church431 views
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Stewart Institution Palmerstown431 views
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Tallaght Aerodrome428 views
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Troops in Open Group Shot427 viewsGlass plate negative showing two photographs, the first of which includes eight Free State soldiers, seven of which are carrying weapons, the second image is damaged beyond repair however a part of vehicle and part of a person can be seen in the image.
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IEMA-P-062-048426 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
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International Jumping Competition 1928426 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. This particular glass plate shows a Captain Hume-Dudgeon MC from Great Britain clearing the stone wall on a horse called "Nomination".
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Camac Mills Inchicore426 viewsAerial photographs showing Camac Mills Inchicore and the surrounding area.
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Avro 626 From Above 426 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3 Avro 626 planes with the identification numbers 15,16 and 17.
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Workshops Baldonnel 1938425 viewsGlass plate copy negative showing what appears to be a staged photograph of apprentices at work under supervision in a workshop at Baldonnel.
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IEMA-P-062-045424 viewsTraining for the 56,000 who saw permanent service during the Emergency was arduous. Blistered feet were a common occurance, particulary in the early days.
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69th Cadet Class 1992-93424 views
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College of Science423 viewsGlass plate copy positive of an aerial view of the College of Science
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Knockaderry Reservoir, Waterford423 viewsGlass plate negative showing Knockaderry Reservoir and the surrounding area.
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Le Cliona and Le Meave (03) at Dun Laoghaire Pier421 views
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80th Cadet Class 2003-05420 views
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IEMA-P-062-037419 viewsPay parade – Lullymore Camp – 04 August 1942. One can only guess at what the Company Sergeant has said to the soldier waiting in line!!!
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Tallaght Aerodrome418 views
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Landsdowne Road, Dublin416 viewsAerial glass plate negative showing Landsdowne raod and the surrounding area
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Avro 621 Line Up414 viewsGlass plate negative of a line of three Avro 621s on the ground in Baldonnel with hangars visible in the background.
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Collinstown Aerodrome413 views
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Bren Gun Carriers Curragh413 viewsGlass plate negative showing Bren Gun Carriers in motion in the Curragh.
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IEMA-P-062-290412 viewsFun and games.
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Officer's Mess Gardens412 views
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Bristol Fighter (18)410 viewsGlass plate negative of a Bristol Fighter (type 14) F2B Fighter Mk II serial number 18. The aircraft is pictured on the ground facing a hangar with several army officers posing in front of it. The F2B serial 18 arrived in Baldonnel 24 October 1925 and was scrapped in June 1935.
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