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Gibraltar867 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy866 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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07th Young Officers Wings Course865 viewsPhotograph of the 7th Young Officers Wings Course taken on their "Wings day" in 1964
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04th Young Officers Wings Class864 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 Class864 viewsPhotograph of the 29th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 14th December 2012
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Gibraltar863 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport862 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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Gibraltar862 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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24th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class861 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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Gibraltar861 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.860 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 1916860 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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Slope Arms position 3 860 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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Gibraltar860 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 1924.858 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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Gibraltar857 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar856 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.853 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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Gibraltar853 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar853 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Recruits training.851 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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Guarding the Railways 851 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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Firing party preparing to fire a volley of shots at Arbour Hill Barracks850 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.849 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 drill848 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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26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class847 viewsPhotograph of the 26th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 19th June 2008
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport845 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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Gibraltar844 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar844 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.843 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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Gibraltar843 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.840 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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Nice840 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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IEMA-P-067-025839 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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25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class837 viewsPhotograph of the 25th Regular Air Corps Cadet Class taken on their "Wings day" the 15th February 2007
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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.836 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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Gibraltar836 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar835 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar834 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar833 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar833 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Nice832 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Gaelic football team831 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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Trail Arms correct position830 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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Gibraltar828 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar822 viewsGibraltar view
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Cavalry Corps recruits818 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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Nice818 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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Officer sword drill817 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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Nice814 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Recruits training.813 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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Nice813 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice812 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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Nice811 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Platoon in square formation810 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.809 viewsTwo men in boxing attire sparing while a referee looks on. Location, names and date is unknown.
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport807 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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Nice806 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Infantry recruit in front of armoured car805 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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Recruits outside the Army Equitation school, McKee Barracks.803 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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