Most viewed - Military Archives Photo's
Troops on the March Curragh511 viewsGlass plate copy negative of Irish Free State troops marching to the Curragh after the take-over in May 1922. A caption below the image reads " A Company of Free State soldiers passing through The Curragh on their way to the camp after the taking-over ceremony '
Newbridge Bridge510 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
Army Jumping Team509 viewsPlate four shows five officers posing in front of a door of the Army Equitation School.
Group Portrait509 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
Hoisting the Flag at the Curragh508 viewsThe first glass plate contains the caption " A Group of Free State Officers salute the Irish Flag after being hoisted on the Water Tower, Curragh Camp '. The flag is not visible in plate one.
Reserve Troops and Armoured Lorry Outside City Hall 1922508 viewsGlass plate copy negative of reserve troops and an armoured Lancia APC outside City Hall on Dame Street. Troops are pictured standing on the steps of City Hall and along the street in front of the building. At least two men are visible inside the Lancia APC. The top of the lorry has been covered with a wire mesh. Several civillians are pictured walking past in the street and one boy with his hands in his pockets appears to be looking directly at the camera. A caption on the top of the picture reads: " RESERVES - Troups and armoured lorry of the National Army outside the City Hall in readiness for a call to the firing line. (FREEMAN photo) 1922"
Summary of Air Corps 1931-1932508 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a table listing the numbers of officers, NCOs and privates for the years 1931 to 1932.
Review Parade Phoenix Park508 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.
Naas town, County Kildare508 views
Le Cliona and Le Meave (03) at Dun Laoghaire Pier508 views
Civillian Posing in Front of Car Outside Officer's Mess Baldonnel506 viewsOne glass plate negative of a man, possibly an officer in civillian attire posing in front of his car. There are several tri-colour flags in the front of the car.
Port arms front view506 viewsInfantry soldier demostrating the "port arms" drill movement. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin, under supervision of Comdt Scott Training operations GHQ 6th September 1927.
IEMA-P-062-024505 viewsPrivate Richard Hanley (on the right) finally allows someone else to use his camera – 20 July 1942.
Inchicore Church505 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin504 views
Valencia Island "Cable Ship"504 viewsAerial photograph of the ship "Valencia Island"
Avro 626 From Above 504 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3 Avro 626 planes with the identification numbers 15,16 and 17.
Custom House Dublin503 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Custom House, railway track, ships moored on the Liffey and the surrounding area.
IEMA-P-062-048502 viewsA Battalion Bivouac area, among the ruins of the former British military barracks in Cahir, Co. Tipperary – 21 August 1942.
Naas town, County Kildare502 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin501 views
Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926501 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
Hurricanes in Flight501 views
Civilian on horseback500 viewsGlass plate negative showing a civilian on horseback just before they attempt to jump over a ditch. Location and date unknown.
Knockaderry Reservoir, Waterford500 viewsGlass plate negative showing Knockaderry Reservoir and the surrounding area.
IEMA-P-062-045498 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.
Internment Camp Curragh498 views
Dun Laoghaire Harbour498 viewsAerial photograph of Dun Laoghaire harbour and the surrounding coastline.
Officer's Mess Gardens497 views
Apprentices497 views
Cattle Market Dublin497 viewsGlass plate negative showing the cattle market and the surrounding area in Dublin City.
Portobello Barracks Dublin497 viewsGlass plate negative showing Portobello barracks.
Newland's Cross, County Dublin497 viewsAerial photograph of Newland's Cross and the area surrounding it.
Killester Housing Scheme Dublin497 views
Internment Camp Curragh496 views
Peamount Sanatorium496 views
St. Columba's College Rathfarnham495 views
IEMA-P-062-037494 viewsPay parade – Lullymore Camp – 04 August 1942. One can only guess at what the Company Sergeant has said to the soldier waiting in line!!!
Richmond Hospital, Dublin493 views
Ballsbridge Spring Show RDS493 viewsGlass plate negative showing the RDS in Ballsbridge while a spring show is on.
Officer's Mess Gardens491 views
Miles Magisters on Grass491 views
Croke Park491 viewsAerial photograph of Croke Park
Inchicore Church491 views
Collinstown Aerodrome491 views
Kohl - The Kaiser - Fitzmaurice - Hunefeld : The Bremen Crew490 viewsGlass plate copy negative of (from left to right) Hermann Kohl, ex-Kaiser Wilhelm II, Colonel James C. Fitzmaurice and Ehrenfried Gunther Freiherr von Hunefeld
Kingsbridge Station, Dublin490 viewsGlass plate negative showing Kingsbridge Station [Huestion] located in Dublin, also captured in this photograph is the Wellington monument and part of the Guinness Brewery.
Aerial view of unknown location490 viewsOne glass plate negative of an unknown location
International Jumping Competition 1928489 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".
Valencia Island "Coastguard Station"489 viewsAerial photograph of Valencia Island Coastguard Station and the surrounding area
Collinstown Aerodrome489 views
Foyne's Air Base489 views
Map of Ireland Indicating RAF Strengths488 viewsPlate one shows a map of Ireland with statistics for RAF pilots in the Air Corps 1922-1950.
Aircraft Log Books for Bristol Fighter I, Bristol fighter III and the Big Fella488 viewsPlate one shows the arrival of Bristol Fighter I to the Provisional Irish Government. The book states " Issued to Major General Dalton - Chas F. Russell Capt D.C.A. Commanding Eastern District for Provisional Government of Ireland " and is dated 5 of July 1922.
Troops in Armoured Car488 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Rolls Royce Armoured Car with a tri-colour suspended from the car, seven personnel are posed in the photograph, two of which are in uniform.
69th Cadet Class 1992-93488 views
Folding Parachute in A.R.S. Baldonnel487 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 "
Historical Uniform Sketch487 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a sketch of a senior cadet officer posing in uniform. The original image appears to have been drawn in pencil and the paper is creased in several places. The picture shows the upper body of an officer who is posing in a chair by a table. The officer is not wearing his hat. The artist has autographed the sketch in the top left. It reads ' Frank [IEAD] 23'
Brigadier General George Adamson and Letter Signed by Eamonn Ceannt487 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a photograph and a letter. The photograph shows Brigadier General George Adamson and another member of the Free State Army standing by a canon. The photograph appears to be have been dated 22 April 1922 and then altered to read 25 April 1922. The letter appears to be dated 10 February 1914.
Richmond Hospital, Dublin487 views
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