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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928444 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
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Slope Arms side view444 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-062-237443 viewsReady for inspection.
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Review Parade Phoenix Park443 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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88th Cadet Class 2011-2013441 views
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Rifle practice441 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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Port arms front view440 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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Ready to depart440 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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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926437 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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IEMA-P-062-117436 viewsBrigade Camp, Youghal – 17 September 1942 – John Harbourne, canteen Manager, serving troops in the open air canteen.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926434 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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IEMA-P-062-022427 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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Civilian on horseback426 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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IEMA-P-062-043424 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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Vespas in Formation422 views
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Mosaic Collinstown419 viewsGlass plate copy negative of an aerial image of Collinstown taken at 4000 feet. The image shows Dublin airport and environs. Under the image details of the photograph are recorded as follows: Date: 10-6-37, Time: 10.00 HRS, Scale: R.F. 1/6850, F.L.: 7" , Height: 4,000'
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Newbridge Bridge416 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
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Avro Cadets in Formation416 views
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IEMA-P-062-054415 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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Group Portrait415 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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Bi-Plane413 viewsThis glass plate negative is showing a Bi-plane stationary on the ground with personnel positioned around it.
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Spike Island413 viewsGlass plate negative showing a close up of the fort located on Spike Island.
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Stewart Institution Palmerstown413 views
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International Jumping Competition 1928411 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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Agricultural College Glasnevin411 views
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Agricultural College Glasnevin411 views
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Avro 626 From Above 410 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3 Avro 626 planes with the identification numbers 15,16 and 17.
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British & Russian Aircraft409 viewsPlate one is of a Shackleton aircraft and appears to have been taken from a manual.
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Private Secretary's Lodge, Phoenix Park409 views
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No. 1 Army Band407 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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Bristol F2B Bi-Planes on Ramp407 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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Inchicore Church406 views
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Clondalkin Village404 viewsAerial photograph of Clondalkin Village
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Knockaderry Reservoir, Waterford402 viewsGlass plate negative showing Knockaderry Reservoir and the surrounding area.
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80th Cadet Class 2003-05400 views
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IEMA-P-062-045399 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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Army Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags).398 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Army Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags).Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of the Army Signal Corps. This was used in a publication called "Signal Corps Bulletin", taken on the 20 May 1927.
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IEMA-P-062-048397 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
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Le Cliona and Le Meave (03) at Dun Laoghaire Pier394 views
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Lieut. W. Ryan. CPL C. Rooney391 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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Troops in Open Group Shot390 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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69th Cadet Class 1992-93390 views
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BF III Crash389 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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IEMA-P-062-290388 viewsFun and games.
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78th Cadet Class 2001-03388 views
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Camac Mills Inchicore388 viewsAerial photographs showing Camac Mills Inchicore and the surrounding area.
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IEMA-P-062-037387 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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IEMA-P-062-065387 viewsVictory for the 2nd Division! Troops of the 25th Battalion crossing the Blackwater – 3 September 1942.
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'Air Corps Equipment Ballsbridge386 views
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IEMA-P-062-139384 viewsThe pride of the unit – do you know who they are?
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Avro Plane Ground384 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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Workshops Baldonnel 1938382 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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ARS381 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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Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel379 viewsGlass plate negative of a possibly staged photograph showing the folding of a parachute in a hangar in Baldonnel. The parachute is being folded on a workbench in the foreground of the image. Aircraft visible in the background include EI AAA, a Bristol Fighter (type 14 F2B Fighter MK II serial 21) and an Airco DH9 (serial number 8). Written in green pen on the top of the glass plate: " 20.3.1930 F.L. 7.25" G110 Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel "
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Bristol Fighter (22)378 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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College of Science378 viewsGlass plate copy positive of an aerial view of the College of Science
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Bren Gun Carriers Curragh378 viewsGlass plate negative showing Bren Gun Carriers in motion in the Curragh.
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Group Photograph in Front of a Line up of Miles Magisters377 viewsGlass plate negative possibly showing the blessing of the Miles M14 Magister 1s.
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IEMA-P-062-060375 viewsTea break during manoeuvres. The armbands on the left arms are to facilate umpires in identifying the opposing forces.
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