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04th Young Officers Wings Class906 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 Class906 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 14th December 2012
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Nice906 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport905 viewsPresident Kennedy accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon, accredited A.D.C, during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport. Copy image held in the Private Collection of Lt Gen Sean McKeown.
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.905 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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07th Young Officers Wings Course905 viewsPhotograph of the 7th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" in 1964
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Gibraltar905 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar905 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar903 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Reverse view of the correct wearing of battlefield webbing 1924.902 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, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.902 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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Ceremonial parade at Arbours Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders 1916902 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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26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class902 viewsPhotograph of the 26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 19th June 2008
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Gibraltar902 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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Gibraltar901 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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36th Cadet Class and Military Instructor900 views36th Cadet Class and Military Instructors, 1961 – 1963 (Courtesy of DFTC)
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Gibraltar898 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar894 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gymnast in Cathal Brugha Barracks gymnasium.892 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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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.892 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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Gibraltar892 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy890 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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25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class890 viewsPhotograph of the 25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 15th February 2007
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Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.889 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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Recruits training.888 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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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport887 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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Officer sword drill887 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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Gibraltar887 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar887 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots at Arbour Hill Barracks886 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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Trail Arms correct position886 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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Gibraltar886 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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IEMA-P-067-025884 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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Nice883 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar881 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar880 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar879 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Guarding the Railways 878 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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Gibraltar876 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar876 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gaelic football team874 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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Nice872 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport870 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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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.870 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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Gibraltar867 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar865 viewsGibraltar view
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Infantry recruit in front of armoured car862 viewsGlass plate negative showing an infantry recruit being congratulated by a Company Sergeant (CS) in front of a Ford armoured car sometime between 1958 and 1968.
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Nice857 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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Platoon in square formation856 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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Nice855 viewsFrench honour guard
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Officer sword drill853 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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Nice853 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Nice852 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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IEMA-P-096-030851 viewsCamp Guard awaiting the arrival of the Orderly Officer – 25th Battalion line, Bawnjames Military Camp, New Ross, Co. Wexford – 16 August 1942.
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Recruits training.851 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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Cavalry Corps recruits850 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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Boxing training.847 viewsTwo men in boxing attire sparing while a referee looks on. Location, names and date is unknown.
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Recruits outside the Army Equitation school, McKee Barracks.846 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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Nice846 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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IEMA-P-067-031844 viewsHurry up and wait! Packing up bivouacs and blankets after an overnight Camp, Flood Hall, Kilkenny – 24 August 1944.
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