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Artillery Grooming horses at Islandbridge Barracks757 viewsArtillery soldiers grooming horses outside their stables at Islandbridge barracks under supervision from their superiors.
Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Commemoration at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn, on 17 August 1924756 viewsThe 21st Battalion Marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn led by Comdt Cunningham.
Gormanstown Aerodrome756 viewsVertical glass plate negative showing part of Gormanstown Aerodrome, the part photographed is set up as a military camp.
Lewis machine gun practice756 viewsSoldiers practicing their shooting skills using the Lewis Machine gun while in the lying position and under the command of the commanding officer.
Kilcullen Bridge756 views
Avro Plane Ground755 viewsGlass plate negatives of a ground image of an Avro 621 ( serial A9 ). Avro A9 had been delivered to Baldonnel Aerodrome on 17 April 1930 and was crashed at Maynooth 26 November 1930 and written-off. Image shows the Avro plane on grass with two officers in flightsuits posing in front of it.
Officer sword drill755 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn, right arm extended horizontally and sword vertical. Taken at McKee Barracks under the supervision of Captain Flanagan and Captain Dwyer, office in charge on the 12 March 1927.
Prepare to signal one Large Flag754 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "Prepare to Signal, One Large Flag.Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin.
Collinstown Aerodrome754 views
Two couples752 viewsGlass plate copy negative of two couples posing in a studio for a portrait. The couples are in formal civilian dress.
Group photograph of army officers751 viewsGlass plate negative of eight army officers, possibly British standing in a line with swords.
Richmond Hospital, Dublin748 views
Bren Gun Carriers Curragh748 viewsGlass plate negative showing Bren Gun Carriers in motion in the Curragh.
First Public Aerial Display by the Air Corps746 viewsGlass plate negative showing Lieutenant T J Prenderville and General D Daly at First Public Aerial Display by the Air Corps, Phoenix Park
Vespa Aircraft Front and Side Views745 viewsGlass plate copy negatives of a Vickers Vespa, Vickers Type 208 Vespa V, serial V8. This aircraft was delivered to Baldonnel 5 April 1931 and written-off 12 June 1940. The image shows a front and side views of the aircraft. Glass plate one shows a front view of the aircraft and the serial number cannot be seen. Glass plate two and three show side views of the aircraft with the serial number visible.
Lucan, County Dublin745 viewsAerial photograph of the center of Lucan Village
IEMA-P-062-223744 viewsFollowing the return of a group of selected officers who had undergone British Army commando courses, a greater emphasis was placed on fieldcraft training and fitness – Slieve Caoilte, Co. Wexford 11 June 1943.
IEMA-P-062-339740 viewsTroops taking a break on the roadside outside Cahir, while advancing southwards to the Blackwater – 21 August 1942.
Troops in Open Group Shot740 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.
Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926740 viewsTroops marching past the saluting base during a military review held in the Phoenix Park in 1926.
Volunteers on horseback, McKee Barracks.740 viewsA group of Volunteer soldiers on horseback in McKee Barracks, Dublin. Note the Officers mess in the background of this glass plate negative. Taken sometime between 1934-1939.
IEMA-P-062-006739 viewsSkinheads are not a new phenomenon! NCO’s and men of the 25th Battalion showing off their haircuts while on brigade manoeuvres, Castle Annagh Camp, New Ross – 06 July 1942.
The Salvage Corps inside a hanger in Tallaght Aerodrome.739 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers from the Salvage Corps placing salvaged materials inside a hangar at Tallaght Aerodrome. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.
Prepare to signal two Large flag 737 viewsArmy Signal Corps Training with Morse Flags and Dummy Keys (Flags). This signal was the command to "prepare to signal". Taken at Naas Barracks under the supervision of Comdt Gantly of Army Signal Corps for use in Signal Corps Bulletin, taken on the 20 May 1927.
88th Cadet Class 2011-2013736 views
Fairey IIIF735 viewsImages two, shows the Fairey III with several biplanes in a hangar at Baldonnel. Aircraft include the Fairey IIIF, Avro 621 serial 8 and two DH9s serial 6 and serial 7.
Custom House Dublin734 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Custom House, railway track, ships moored on the Liffey and the surrounding area.
Guard of honour standing at attention Arbour Hill734 viewsGuard of honour standing to attention just after being inspected by an Officer who is marching to a group of Officers in the foreground standing to attention. Taken during a ceremony at Arbour Hill Barracks sometime in the 1920s.
Foot Drill731 viewsAnother view of our previous glass plate negative GPN-067-003. Note the building in the background is vary similar to buildings located in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin. This glass plate could possibly have been taken on what is today known as the Brigade Training Centre (BTC) square.
Hurricanes in Flight730 views
Officer's Mess Gardens729 views
Lee Enfield shooting practice728 viewsSoldiers on the rifle range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare practicing their shooting skills.
Rineanna Mosiac (One Runway)726 viewsGlass plate copy negative of an aerial view of Rineanna or Shannon airport.
Collinstown Aerodrome726 views
Naas town, County Kildare725 views
Miles Magisters on Grass723 views
Spike Island723 viewsGlass plate negative showing a close up of the fort located on Spike Island.
Hoisting the Flag at the Curragh721 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.
Richmond Hospital, Dublin720 views
Reserve Troops and Armoured Lorry Outside City Hall 1922719 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"
Naas town, County Kildare716 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin714 views
Kohl - The Kaiser - Fitzmaurice - Hunefeld : The Bremen Crew713 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
St. Columba's College Rathfarnham713 views
Cattle Market Dublin712 viewsGlass plate negative showing the cattle market and the surrounding area in Dublin City.
Portobello Barracks Dublin712 viewsGlass plate negative showing Portobello barracks.
Kingsbridge Station, Dublin712 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.
Richmond Hospital, Dublin712 views
Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928712 viewsA general view of Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn immediately after President WT Cosgrave deposited a wreath and prior to Soldiers marching past.
Troops on the March Curragh711 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 '
Richmond Hospital, Dublin711 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin710 views
Newland's Cross, County Dublin710 viewsAerial photograph of Newland's Cross and the area surrounding it.
Army Jumping Team709 viewsPlate four shows five officers posing in front of a door of the Army Equitation School.
Internment Camp Curragh709 views
Ceremonial Parade for Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith, 1927709 viewsA firing party under the command of lieut O'Connor, belonging to an Irish speaking Battalion, firing and saluting at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn in 1927.
Ballsbridge Spring Show RDS709 viewsGlass plate negative showing the RDS in Ballsbridge while a spring show is on.
Eucharistic Congress Arrival of Ship at Dun Laoghaire Harbour With Flyover708 viewsGlass plate copy negative of the arrival of Lorenzo Lauri, Legate of Pope Pius XI by mail boat into Dun Laoghaire Harbour to celebrate the 31st Eucharistic Congress. Image shows six aircraft flying in formation in the shape of a cross with the ship visible in the background. Spectators are observing the scene from Dun Laoghaire pier and from small boats near the harbour.
Rev. Fr. O'Riordan707 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a portrait of Reverend Father O'Riordain in military uniform. Portrait appears to have been taken in a studio and shows Reverend Father O'Riordan from the waist up.
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