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Gibraltar858 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy857 viewsAn tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera, formally welcomes President John F. Kennedy “A Uachtaráin Uasail. In aimn mhuintir na h-Eireann uile agus thar a gceann cuirim céad míle fáilte romhat […]”, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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04th Young Officers Wings Class856 viewsPhotograph of the 4th Young Officers Wings Class taken on their "Wings day" the 22nd June 1946
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29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class855 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 14th December 2012
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24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class853 viewsPhotograph of the 24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 9th March 2006. See also IE/MA/RACCC/024
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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport852 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera acknowledges the assembled crowds gathered at Dublin Airport, following the welcome reception on the tarmac of Dublin Airport, (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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Ceremonial parade at Arbours Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders 1916852 viewsGlass plate negative showing troops on parade, young buglers playing the last stand and a firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots into the air. Taken in 1926 during the 10th anniversary of the execution of the 1916 rising leaders at Arbour Hill barracks.
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Gibraltar852 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar851 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.850 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Infantry Captain shaking hands with a recruit. In the background a Ford Armoured Cars and truck can be seen. Taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, sometime between 1958-1968.
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Slope Arms position 3 850 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier demonstrating the correct position to hold the Lee Enfield rifle while conducting the third movement of the "Slope Arms" command. For instructional purposes each command would be broken down into parts, each part would of been photographed and inserted into an instructional manual.
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Gibraltar850 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar850 viewsGroup on board L.E. Macha on occasion of visit of His Lordship, Most Rev Dr Fitzgerald, Bishop of Gibraltar. Left to Right: Fr Devlin, Comdr T. MacKenna (Irish Naval Service), His Lordship.
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Reverse view of the correct wearing of battlefield webbing 1924.849 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the correct way to wear battlefield webbing with a great coat attached under the supervision of Commandant McManus.
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Recruits training.849 viewsGlass plate negative showing three recruits being given a lesson on signal equipment from a two star NCO sometime between 1930-1965.
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Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.848 viewsGlass plate negative showing a company quarter master sergeant (CQMS) from the 4th battalion, Southern Command showing how to make a hurl.
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Gibraltar847 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar847 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar845 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots at Arbour Hill Barracks844 viewsGuard of honour at Arbour Hill Barracks, standinf to the front is a firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots, taken during a ceremony to commemorate the execution of the 1916 rising leaders sometime in the 1920s.
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Gymnast in Cathal Brugha Barracks gymnasium.843 viewsGymnast performing a forward flip on a vaulting horse in the Gymnasium, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. The Soldiers name and date of the glass plate negative is unknown.
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Officer sword drill843 viewsGlass plate negative showing an unmounted officer with his sword drawn and his arm extended horizontally to the left side. Taken in McKee Barracks in 1927 for a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under supervision Comdt Scott.
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Guarding the Railways 843 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps (RPRMC) constructing a protected dugout trench using sandbags and shovels, beside a railway line. These soldiers are being supervised by an armed Officer carrying a pistol.
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Gibraltar842 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar842 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class837 viewsPhotograph of the 26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 19th June 2008
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IEMA-P-067-025834 viewsOfficers of the 25th Battalion relaxing after lunch outside their headquaters, Bawnjames House, New Ross – 07 June 1942. The emergency brought together not alone those who had fought in 1916 and the War of Independence but also those who who had fought on opposing sides during the Civil War.
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport834 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) concluding inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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Nice834 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar832 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar832 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar831 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.829 viewsGlass plate negative showing two recruits receiving a lesson from their instructing NCO on how to load an artillery round into a 25 pounder field gun.
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25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class829 viewsPhotograph of the 25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 15th February 2007
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Gibraltar827 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar826 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Nice825 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Gaelic football team824 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Gaelic football team of 18 men with an officer standing in the middle in Croke Park. Names and date is unknown.
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.824 viewsGlass plate negative showing seven recruits smoking while their training Corporal stands on the left hand side in McKee Barracks in Dublin. In the background is a 25 pounder field gun.
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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.824 viewsGlass plate negative showing an "Old Lime Pit" at Rathduff in County Cork. This was a sentry position overlooking a double railway. Six soldiers with Lee Enfield Rifles can be seen providing over-watch security for the train crossing the bridge at their location. An Officer can be seen overlooking the sentries ensuring they are providing adequate over-watch.For more information see An tÓglách Volume 1 No 5 (new Series) 21st April 1923.
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Gibraltar823 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar823 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Trail Arms correct position821 viewsGlass plate negative showing an enlisted soldier demonstrating the correct position to hold the Lee Enfield rifle once given the command to "Trail Arms". Taken in November 1924.
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Gibraltar821 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar819 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Cavalry Corps recruits816 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Cavalry Corps recruit standing on the foot pegs of a BS motorcycle while aiming a Lee Enfield rifle into the air. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks between 1930-1960.
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Officer sword drill813 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn and extended vertically into the air. Taken at McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927, for use in a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under the supervision Comdt scott (Training).
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Nice813 viewsUndertaker's party screwing down the lid of the outer coffin containing the body of Yeats - scene outside the mortuary in the cemetery at Roquebrune (France). Figure on left is that of gravedigger. Other civilian is M/ Otto, poet and lawyer of Mentone, who delivered farewell oration.
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Gibraltar812 viewsGibraltar view
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Recruits training.811 viewsGlass plate negative showing a two star corporal giving a lesson to an Officer, a three star private and two recruits on how to check the oil on a Jeep. In the background are some bren gun carriers.
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Nice809 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice809 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Nice807 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice806 viewsIn the cemetery at Roquebrune where Yeats had been buried. M. Otto, a Mentone lawyor, working on the text of the farewell oration which he addressed to the dead poet before the cortege started for Nice
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Platoon in square formation805 viewsA platoon practising their tactical drills,Supervised by Col O'Connell, Army School of Instruction, Curragh Camp, in conjunction with Captain Fulham. Taken at the Curragh plains, Kildare, on 27th January 1928
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Boxing training.802 viewsTwo men in boxing attire sparing while a referee looks on. Location, names and date is unknown.
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Nice800 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport797 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).
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Recruits outside the Army Equitation school, McKee Barracks.797 viewsA glass plate negative showing three recruits and a Corporal from the Supply and Transport Corps (S&T), holding the bridle of a horse, some time between 1931 and 1942 in McKee Barracks in Dublin.
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Tug of war team in training797 viewsGlass plate negative showing a tug of war team training. Names, dates and location is unknown.
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