Most viewed - Military Archives Photo's
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Lieutenant on horseback in the Phoenix park, Dublin.428 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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Review Parade Phoenix Park428 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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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928427 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
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Irish International jumping team 1929426 viewsGlass plate negative showing three enlisted men holding the bridles of six horses in front of the stables McKee Barracks. A notation on the glass plate indicates that the soldiers in this picture are belonging to the International Jumping Team of 1929.
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Port arms front view426 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 depart426 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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Rifle practice425 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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Air Corps Group Photograph422 viewsGlass plate copy negative of an early Air Corps group photo. Image shows forty Air Corps personnel posing in a group shot in front of a hangar at Baldonnel.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926422 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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IEMA-P-062-022419 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926419 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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88th Cadet Class 2011-2013419 views
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IEMA-P-062-043415 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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Civilian on horseback408 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-062-054406 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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International Jumping Competition 1928396 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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Vespas in Formation396 views
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Newbridge Bridge395 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
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Group Portrait393 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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Agricultural College Glasnevin392 views
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Stewart Institution Palmerstown392 views
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Agricultural College Glasnevin391 views
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Avro Cadets in Formation391 views
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IEMA-P-062-045390 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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Spike Island389 viewsGlass plate negative showing a close up of the fort located on Spike Island.
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IEMA-P-062-048388 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
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Bi-Plane386 viewsThis glass plate negative is showing a Bi-plane stationary on the ground with personnel positioned around it.
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Avro 626 From Above 386 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3 Avro 626 planes with the identification numbers 15,16 and 17.
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British & Russian Aircraft385 viewsPlate one is of a Shackleton aircraft and appears to have been taken from a manual.
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Army Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags).384 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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Inchicore Church384 views
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Bristol F2B Bi-Planes on Ramp383 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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Private Secretary's Lodge, Phoenix Park382 views
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IEMA-P-062-290378 viewsFun and games.
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80th Cadet Class 2003-05378 views
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IEMA-P-062-037377 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-062-065377 viewsVictory for the 2nd Division! Troops of the 25th Battalion crossing the Blackwater – 3 September 1942.
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No. 1 Army Band376 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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Mosaic Collinstown375 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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Knockaderry Reservoir, Waterford375 viewsGlass plate negative showing Knockaderry Reservoir and the surrounding area.
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IEMA-P-062-139374 viewsThe pride of the unit – do you know who they are?
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Clondalkin Village373 viewsAerial photograph of Clondalkin Village
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Troops in Open Group Shot367 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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Le Cliona and Le Meave (03) at Dun Laoghaire Pier367 views
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69th Cadet Class 1992-93366 views
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IEMA-P-062-060365 viewsTea break during manoeuvres. The armbands on the left arms are to facilate umpires in identifying the opposing forces.
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Lieut. W. Ryan. CPL C. Rooney365 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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IEMA-P-062-196363 viewsHaving a wash at the end of the day.
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78th Cadet Class 2001-03363 views
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'Air Corps Equipment Ballsbridge363 views
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Camac Mills Inchicore362 viewsAerial photographs showing Camac Mills Inchicore and the surrounding area.
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The fall in and attention360 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This particular signal was the command to "Fall in and Attention". 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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Stand at ease Large flag356 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "Stand at Ease".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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IEMA-P-062-051354 viewsA company commander holding ‘Company Orders’. Company commanders were empowered were empowered to deal with minor offences such as absenteeism.
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Workshops Baldonnel 1938354 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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Prepare to signal two small flag 354 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal meant "Prepare to signal two small flag". Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin, 20 May 1927.
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Bren Gun Carriers Curragh354 viewsGlass plate negative showing Bren Gun Carriers in motion in the Curragh.
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BF III Crash353 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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Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel353 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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