Most viewed - Military Archives Photo's
Ballsbridge Spring Show RDS613 viewsGlass plate negative showing the RDS in Ballsbridge while a spring show is on.
Portobello Barracks Dublin612 viewsGlass plate negative showing Portobello barracks.
Valencia Island "Cable Ship"612 viewsAerial photograph of the ship "Valencia Island"
Internment Camp Curragh611 views
Lieutenant on horseback in the Phoenix park, Dublin.611 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Lieutenant on horseback in the Phoenix park sometime in 1923 or early 1924. Note the reindeer's in the background of the shot.
Eucharistic Congress Arrival of Ship at Dun Laoghaire Harbour With Flyover610 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.
St. Columba's College Rathfarnham610 views
Aircraft Log Books for Bristol Fighter I, Bristol fighter III and the Big Fella609 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.
Slope arms from the Advance (1st Motion)609 viewsInfantry Officer demonstrating the 1st motion that is to be conducted once given the command "slope arms from the advance". Possibly in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin, sometime in the late 1920s.
Officer sword drill608 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Officer on horseback with his Sword at the salute, taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott (Officers' Drill) Capt O'Dwyer and Comdt Ryan.
Killester Housing Scheme Dublin608 views
Peamount Sanatorium608 views
Dun Laoghaire Harbour608 viewsAerial photograph of Dun Laoghaire harbour and the surrounding coastline.
Stewart Institution Palmerstown608 views
Richmond Hospital, Dublin607 views
Michael Collins, Arthur Griffith and Kevin O'Higgins Commemoration, 1928607 viewsThe 4th Battalion saluting and marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn on the 19th August 1928.
Volunteers Force on horseback.607 viewsGlass plate negative showing a group of Volunteer soldiers on horseback in McKee Barracks, Dublin, taken sometime between 1934-1939.
Collinstown Aerodrome606 views
IEMA-P-062-128605 viewsHundred of billets were erected throughout the country to cater for the repid increase in personnel.
Officer's Mess Gardens605 views
Kingsbridge Station, Dublin605 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.
Ready to depart605 viewsTroops on the backs of trucks prepared to depart the barracks to travel to the range for firing practice. Possibly Cathal Brugha Barracks.
Vespas in Formation605 views
Troops in Armoured Car604 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.
Miles Magisters on Grass604 views
Naas town, County Kildare604 views
Apprentices603 views
Army Collar Badges603 viewsGlass plate copy negative of five army collar badges.
Brigadier General George Adamson and Letter Signed by Eamonn Ceannt603 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.
First Short Service Commission Group Photo In Front of Bi-Plane603 viewsGlass plate negative showing a first short service commission group photo in front of a bi-plane in Baldonnel.
Guinness Brewery Dublin603 views
President WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn603 viewsPresident WT Cosgrave with members of government and senior Army officers at Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn.
Inchicore Church603 views
Newbridge Bridge603 viewsGlass plate negative showing a bridge in Newbridge
IEMA-P-062-043602 viewsThe Blackwater manoeuvres are synonymous with the Emergency. Involving over 20,000 troops, the lasted from 17 August 1942 to 27 September 1942 and pitted the 2nd Spearead division under Maj Gen Hugo McNeill against Maj Gen M.J Costello’s 1st Division. Here the 3rd Battalion passes the 25th Battalion outside Fethard, Co. Tipperary, to take over as advance guard of the Brigade as they proceed southwards with the Spearhead Division – 20 August 1942.
Civil War Officers Group Portrait602 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a group portrait of Irish Free State personnel.
Map of Ireland Indicating RAF Strengths602 viewsPlate one shows a map of Ireland with statistics for RAF pilots in the Air Corps 1922-1950.
Internment Camp Curragh602 views
Agricultural College Glasnevin602 views
Fermoy Town, County Cork602 views
IEMA-P-062-036601 views‘A group of warriors’ having a rest, following a tea break, outside Silversprings House, Pilltown, Co, Kilkenny, while on a training exercise prior to the Blackwater Manoeuvres - July 1942. The outdoor life, coupled with the fine weather in the summer of 1942, is reflected in the weather beaten faces.
Collinstown Aerodrome600 views
Foyne's Air Base600 views
Inchicore Church599 views
Avro Cadets in Formation599 views
Letter to John Curran From the Aviation Department598 viewsGlass plate copy negative of a letter from Captain Charles F. Russell to John Curran of 46 Middle Abbey Street, Dublin. The letter concerns a request Curran has made to transfer from his current unit in the department of aviation.
Cabra, Dublin598 viewsAerial negative of Cabra and the surrounding area
Valencia Island "Coastguard Station"598 viewsAerial photograph of Valencia Island Coastguard Station and the surrounding area
Group Portrait598 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
Le Cliona and Le Meave (03) at Dun Laoghaire Pier598 views
Collins, Griffiths Memorial, Leinster House597 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Collins, Griffiths Memorial located in the grounds of Leinster House, Dublin.
Croke Park597 viewsAerial photograph of Croke Park
Minister's House "Frank Aiken"597 viewsAerial photograph of Frank Aiken's house and surrounding area.
Aircraft Log Books for Bristol Fighter I, Bristol fighter III and the Big Fella596 viewsPlate two shows the arrival of Bristol Fighter III on the same day and contains a similar entry relating to the issue of the aircraft to Major General Dalton.
Mater Hospital Dublin595 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Mater Hospital and the surrounding location.
Historical Uniform Sketch594 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'
Rifle practice594 viewsSoldiers moving towards the firing point to practice their shooting skills, with their Lee Enfield rifles over their left shoulder, and commanding officer to their far left controlling the line. Taken on the range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare.
Hibernian School Phoenix Park593 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Hibernian School located in Phoenix Park.
Slope Arms side view593 viewsEnlisted soldier demonstrating the "Slope Arms", viewed from the side. An entry in the index for this glass plate states that these were taken in order to "enable a responsible officer to pick best positions in conjunction with Dress, Man and Equipment".Taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin, under the supervision of Comdt Scott, on the 6th September 1927.
Flying in Formation Avro Anson I592 viewsGlass plate negative showing a "from air" photograph of three Avro Anson aircraft flying in formation.
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