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Review Parade Phoenix Park440 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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Air Corps Group Photograph439 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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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928439 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
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IEMA-P-062-237438 viewsReady for inspection.
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Port arms front view438 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 depart438 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 practice436 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 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-062-117433 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, 1926431 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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88th Cadet Class 2011-2013431 views
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IEMA-P-062-022424 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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Civilian on horseback422 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-062-043421 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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Newbridge Bridge413 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
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Vespas in Formation413 views
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IEMA-P-062-054411 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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International Jumping Competition 1928410 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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Stewart Institution Palmerstown410 views
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Group Portrait410 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 Formation409 views
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Agricultural College Glasnevin408 views
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Agricultural College Glasnevin407 views
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Spike Island406 viewsGlass plate negative showing a close up of the fort located on Spike Island.
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Bi-Plane405 viewsThis glass plate negative is showing a Bi-plane stationary on the ground with personnel positioned around it.
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British & Russian Aircraft404 viewsPlate one is of a Shackleton aircraft and appears to have been taken from a manual.
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Mosaic Collinstown403 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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Private Secretary's Lodge, Phoenix Park403 views
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Inchicore Church403 views
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Avro 626 From Above 403 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3 Avro 626 planes with the identification numbers 15,16 and 17.
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Bristol F2B Bi-Planes on Ramp402 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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No. 1 Army Band399 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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IEMA-P-062-045396 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).396 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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Knockaderry Reservoir, Waterford395 viewsGlass plate negative showing Knockaderry Reservoir and the surrounding area.
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Clondalkin Village394 viewsAerial photograph of Clondalkin Village
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IEMA-P-062-048393 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
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80th Cadet Class 2003-05391 views
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Troops in Open Group Shot388 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 Pier388 views
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IEMA-P-062-037384 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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Lieut. W. Ryan. CPL C. Rooney384 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-062-065383 viewsVictory for the 2nd Division! Troops of the 25th Battalion crossing the Blackwater – 3 September 1942.
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IEMA-P-062-290383 viewsFun and games.
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Camac Mills Inchicore382 viewsAerial photographs showing Camac Mills Inchicore and the surrounding area.
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IEMA-P-062-139380 viewsThe pride of the unit – do you know who they are?
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69th Cadet Class 1992-93379 views
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'Air Corps Equipment Ballsbridge379 views
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78th Cadet Class 2001-03378 views
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Avro Plane Ground375 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 1938374 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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ARS373 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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BF III Crash373 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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College of Science372 viewsGlass plate copy positive of an aerial view of the College of Science
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Bren Gun Carriers Curragh372 viewsGlass plate negative showing Bren Gun Carriers in motion in the Curragh.
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Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel371 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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The fall in and attention371 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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IEMA-P-062-060370 viewsTea break during manoeuvres. The armbands on the left arms are to facilate umpires in identifying the opposing forces.
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Bristol Fighter (22)369 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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