Most viewed - Military Archives Photo's
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Bi-Plane501 viewsThis glass plate negative is showing a Bi-plane stationary on the ground with personnel positioned around it.
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ARS500 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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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926500 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926500 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff saluting beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926499 viewsThree mounted officers in the Phoenix Park, taking during a military review parade held on the 11th September 1926.
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Tallaght Aerodrome496 views
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British & Russian Aircraft495 viewsPlate one is of a Shackleton aircraft and appears to have been taken from a manual.
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Lieutenant on horseback in the Phoenix park, Dublin.492 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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Slope arms from the Advance (1st Motion)492 viewsInfantry Officer demonstrating the 1st motion that is to be conducted once given the command "slope arms from the advance". Possibly in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, sometime in the late 1920s.
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IEMA-P-062-018491 viewsTea arriving at the ‘Front Line’ during manoeuvres between Waterford City and Tramore – 28 August 1944.
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Ready to depart491 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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Agricultural College Glasnevin488 views
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IEMA-P-062-117487 viewsBrigade Camp, Youghal – 17 September 1942 – John Harbourne, canteen Manager, serving troops in the open air canteen.
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BF III Crash487 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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President WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn486 viewsPresident WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn.
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Clondalkin Village486 viewsAerial photograph of Clondalkin Village
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IEMA-P-062-237485 viewsReady for inspection.
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Lieut. W. Ryan. CPL C. Rooney485 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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Slope Arms side view484 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-062-043482 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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Bristol F2B Bi-Planes on Ramp482 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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Landsdowne Road, Dublin482 viewsAerial glass plate negative showing Landsdowne raod and the surrounding area
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Private Secretary's Lodge, Phoenix Park481 views
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Rifle practice481 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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Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928480 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
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Tallaght Aerodrome479 views
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IEMA-P-062-024476 viewsPrivate Richard Hanley (on the right) finally allows someone else to use his camera – 20 July 1942.
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Workshops Baldonnel 1938475 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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College of Science475 viewsGlass plate copy positive of an aerial view of the College of Science
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Port arms front view475 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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Review Parade Phoenix Park474 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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Spike Island474 viewsGlass plate negative showing a close up of the fort located on Spike Island.
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Agricultural College Glasnevin473 views
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Collinstown Aerodrome473 views
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IEMA-P-062-054472 viewsTroops on reconnaissance operations passing through Mitchelstown, Co. Cork – 28 August 1942.
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Troops in Open Group Shot471 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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Rathfarnham471 views
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Avro 621 Line Up470 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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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926470 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
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Vespas in Formation469 views
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Stewart Institution Palmerstown469 views
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Newbridge Bridge468 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
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Group Portrait Including Kevin O' Higgins, Sean Mac Eoin and Arthur Griffith467 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a group portrait containing military officers, TDs and members of the clergy taken in front of a building. The front row, seated, include from left to right Kevin O'Higgins, Arthur Griffith, Dr. Fogarty (Bishop of Killaloe). Men standing in the back row include Paddy Hogan, Canon William O' Kennedy, Ignatius O'Neill, Sean Milroy and Michael [Breana or Brennan].
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Michael Collins Lying In State467 viewsGlass plate copy negative of Michael Collins lying in state. Collins is lying on a bed with a bandage wrapped around his forehead. The photograph is taken from a low side view with several Irish Free State Officers partly visible in the background.
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Camac Mills Inchicore467 viewsAerial photographs showing Camac Mills Inchicore and the surrounding area.
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Group Portrait466 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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Two couples465 viewsGlass plate copy negative of two couples posing in a studio for a portrait. The couples are in formal civilian dress.
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Civilian on horseback465 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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Avro Cadets in Formation465 views
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Officer's Mess Gardens462 views
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Bristol Fighter (18)461 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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BF III Crash460 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 Church459 views
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Bren Gun Carriers Curragh459 viewsGlass plate negative showing Bren Gun Carriers in motion in the Curragh.
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69th Cadet Class 1992-93458 views
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IEMA-P-062-048457 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
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GPO 1916 Commemoration Dublin456 views
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Le Cliona and Le Meave (03) at Dun Laoghaire Pier456 views
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IEMA-P-062-022455 viewsA welcome break during manoeuvres.
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