Top rated - Glass Plate Negatives(1922-1968)
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Hurling team in Croke Park716 viewsAn army hurling team sitting and posing for a picture with a gunner and other uniformed men and civilians in front of a stand in Croke Park, Dublin.55555
(4 votes)
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Naval service recruits, Haulbowline, Cork.885 viewsGlass plate negative showing a group of Naval Service recruits celebrating at Haulbowline Naval Base in Cork.55555
(3 votes)
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Soldiers marching order equipment 1924891 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldiers "marching order" dress. The soldier is demonstrating how to correctly fit and wear this equipment while under the supervision of Commandant McManus. 55555
(3 votes)
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade649 viewsGlass plate negative showing General Mulcahy and General McMahon receiving the National flag and unit Colours at the Disbandment Parade for the RPRMC.55555
(2 votes)
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Guarding the Railways 712 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.55555
(2 votes)
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.915 viewsGlass plate negative showing three artillery recruits in McKee Barracks sometime between 1930 and 1968. The recruits names are unknown.55555
(2 votes)
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Vickers machine gun crew865 viewsA Vickers machine gun crew in a prepared firing position sometime before WW2. Notice the Vickers steel helmet that was in service between 1927 and 1939.55555
(2 votes)
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Company quarter master sergeant making a hurl.708 viewsGlass plate negative showing a company quarter master sergeant (CQMS) from the 4th battalion, Southern Command showing how to make a hurl.55555
(2 votes)
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Standing to Attention866 viewsTwo Volunteer soldiers standing to attention on a parade square. Both Volunteers are wearing combat webbing and carrying Lee Enfield rifles with bayonets fixed. Note the distinguishable head dress these soldiers are wearing. Taken sometime between 1934-1939.55555
(1 votes)
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The Salvage Corps at Tallaght Aerodrome.940 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Salvage Corps unloading salvage from a truck from inside one of the hangars 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 - 6.55555
(1 votes)
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"V" shape or "Arrow head" formation843 viewsA section of Soldiers practising their tactical drills on the Curragh Plains, Kildare, sometime in 1927. This formation was known as the "v" shape or "arrow head" formation, which was used to move across open ground providing maximum security to the front and rear.55555
(1 votes)
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Cycle patrol in advance formation1302 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Cycle patrol conducting tactical training, Supervised by Col O'Connell, Army School of Instruction, Curragh camp, in conjunction with capt Fulham.Note the "Vickers Steel Helmets" the soldiers are wearing and Lee Enfield rifles attached to their Bicycles. Each soldier is evenly spaced and providing security to both sides of the road.Taken at the Curragh plains on 13th February 192855555
(1 votes)
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Signal Flag training504 viewsAn Officer with three enlisted soldiers training and improving their signalling techniques sometime in 1927.55555
(1 votes)
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"port Arms" for inspection702 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier conducting part of a movement that was to be carried out once given the command "Port Arms", taken in November 1924.55555
(1 votes)
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The Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army rest camp.817 viewsGlass plate negative showing soldiers of the Salvage Corps demolishing a British Army Rest Camp near the London and North Western Hotel in North Wall, Dublin. For more information see an article titled "The Salvage Corps" in An tÓglách, Volume 6, No 1 (New Series) 5th May 1923, pages 3 - 6.55555
(1 votes)
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Ceremonial Parade at Arbour Hill Barracks on the 10th anniversary of the the execution of IRA leaders of 1916.619 viewsGlass plate negative showing a firing party and an army band at the graveside of executed IRA leaders of 1916 at Arbour Hill Barracks in 192655555
(1 votes)
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Arbour Hill 1916 Ceremony543 viewsGlass plate negative showing President De Valera sitting in the front row along with the congregation at Arbour Hill Church during the Arbour Hill 1916 Ceremony. A flag party is present in front of the alter.55555
(1 votes)
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Review Parade, Phoenix Park, 1926574 viewsGlass plate negative showing the Chief of Staff Peadar MacMahon and General Hogan on horseback inspecting soldiers prior to a march past in the Phoenix Park in 1926.55555
(1 votes)
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The Artillery Salute for Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Commemoration at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn, on 17 August 1924572 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Artillery unit saluting at the Arthur Griffiths and Michael Collins Commemoration held at the Cenotaph on the 17th August 1924. This particular glass plate was used in "An tÓglách" for the 30th August 1924 release, pages 10 - 11.55555
(1 votes)
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Officer sword drill671 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).55555
(1 votes)
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Cavalry Corps recruits697 viewsGlass plate negative showing a Trooper and a Cavalry Corps recruits sitting facing each other on a motorbike while the Trooper is playing an accordion. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks between 1930-1960.55555
(1 votes)
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Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks.602 viewsGlass plate negative showing six recruits standing at ease at the church in Cathal Brugha Barracks sometime between 1930-1960.55555
(1 votes)
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Recruits, Cathal Brugha Barracks, Dublin.693 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 1958-1968.55555
(1 votes)
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Infantry recruits, Eastern Brigade, 1958-1968867 viewsA group of eight Infantry Recruits from the Eastern Brigade sitting down on wooden chairs sometime between 1958 and 1968.55555
(1 votes)
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Artillery recruits, McKee Barracks, Dublin.671 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. 55555
(1 votes)
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Passport photograph taken in McKee Barracks, Dublin.831 viewsGlass plate negative showing 3444 Sergeant Dunne P and Private McLoughlin from the Supply and Transport Company just before they accompanied Officers going to Switzerland for a horse Jumping Competition in 1927. Both soldiers can been seen wearing bandoleers around their shoulders.55555
(1 votes)
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Cross country race569 viewsA Glass plate negative showing a cross country race possibly in the Phoenix Park racecourse in Dublin. 55555
(1 votes)
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Gymnastic display in a gymnasium580 viewsGymnastic display team conducting various movements in a unknown gymnasium.55555
(1 votes)
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Cork Command hurling team 1924750 viewsCork Command hurling team which defeated General Headquarters team in the semi-final of the Army Chaplain's Cup. For more information see An tOglach Vol II No 1 (New Series) January 12 1924 page 16 - 17 Army Athletic Association Army Hurling.55555
(1 votes)
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Two boxers sparing.735 viewsTwo soldiers in boxing attire sparing. Note the height and reach difference. Names, dates and location is unknown.55555
(1 votes)
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Runners reaching finishing line563 viewsThe winner of a running race crossing the finish line closely followed by second and third runners as soldiers observe from the sidelines. Names, dates and location is unknown.55555
(1 votes)
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Gymnast in Cathal Brugha Barracks gymnasium.689 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.55555
(1 votes)
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Military International Jumping Competition 1928581 viewsGlass plate negative of the Military International Jumping Competition held at Ballsbridge Show-Grounds during the Horse Show Week from the 7th August to 10th August 1928. Captain D Corry, Irish Army, can be seen taking the outer fence of the "Trap" on a horse called "Finghin" in the final round.55555
(1 votes)
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"Old Lime Pit" lookout post in the south of Ireland.666 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 1923.55555
(4 votes)
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Lee Enfield shooting practice504 viewsSoldiers on the rifle range located in the Curragh Camp, County Kildare practicing their shooting skills.55555
(2 votes)
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Recruits training.675 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.55555
(2 votes)
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Cavalry Corps recruits716 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 1930-1960.55555
(2 votes)
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Tug of war team in training671 viewsGlass plate negative showing a tug of war team training. Names, dates and location is unknown.55555
(2 votes)
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All army boxing team 1926980 viewsGlass plate negative showing the all army boxing team who were selected to represent the Irish Army against the British Army in 1926. The Irish team came second during this competition. Names of the soldiers are unknown at this time.44444
(5 votes)
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Lee Enfield Grenade launcher1184 viewsGlass plate negative showing an Infantry Sergeant displaying how to fire a grenade from a Lee Enfield rifle from the kneeling position. This plate could have been used for instructional purposes and used in training manuals. Taken on the 6th March 1926 possible in the Curragh Camp, Co.Kildare.44444
(3 votes)
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Carl Gustav sub-machine gun training 873 viewsA section of soldiers receiving instruction on how to operated the Carl Gustav Sub-machine Gun sometime between 1950s-1960s.44444
(3 votes)
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Officer sword drill737 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with his sword drawn and being held vertically. Taken in McKee Barracks in 1927 for a Sword Drill Manual. Conducted under the supervision of Comdt Scott.44444
(2 votes)
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Volunteer Force Artillery Gun Crew751 viewsVolunteer Force Artillery gun crew being put through their drills under the supervision from a Regular Army NCO. Soldiers can be seen turning an 18-pdr field gun outside of the Officers Mess in McKee Barracks, Dublin, sometime between 1934-1939. These particular 18-pdr field guns were provided to the National Army by the British Forces in June 1922.44444
(1 votes)
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Wolfe Tone Commemoration, Bodenstown, County Kildare, 1926542 viewsA General Officer in Command and his Staff standing to attention beside a gravestone during a Wolfe Tone commemoration in 1926.44444
(1 votes)
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Recruits training.743 viewsGlass plate negative showing three recruits being given a lesson on signal equipment from a two star NCO sometime between 1930-1965.44444
(1 votes)
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Infantry section with Lee Enfield Rifles and Lewis Machine Gun.910 viewsGlass plate negative showing a section of Infantry soldiers carrying Lee Enfield rifles and one Lewis Machine gun, these soldiers are wearing Vickers steel helmets and combat webbing, taken between 1927 and 1931.44444
(1 votes)
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Artillery gun crew conducting drill on a 18-pounder artillery piece.852 viewsGlass plate negative showing an artillery gun crew conducting drills on an 18-pounder artillery piece, on a Mark V carriage, distinguished by its split trails, and a limber (ammunition carriage). This information combined with the Vickers steel helmets dates this glass plate sometime between 1927 and 1939.44444
(1 votes)
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25 pounder field gun with gun crew, McKee Barracks.833 viewsAn artillery gun crew practising their drills on 25 pounder field gun beside E block in McKee barracks sometime during the emergency period. Notice the soldiers are wearing the distinguishable "Tommy" helmets with the Brigade flash on the front of them.44444
(1 votes)
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Officer sword drill, McKee Barracks, Dublin.917 viewsGlass plate negative showing an unmounted officer from the Army Equitation school drawing his sword under the supervision of Captain Nolan in McKee Barracks, Dublin, in 1927. This glass plate could have been used for a training manual.44444
(1 votes)
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Artillery soldier, McKee Barracks.800 viewsAn artillery soldier (Recruit) posing for a photograph in McKee barracks sometime between 1940-1960. Notice the white lanyard and artillery collar badges on his uniform.44444
(3 votes)
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Foot Drill569 viewsA Volunteer Force platoon conducting foot drill on a parade square. These soldiers have their Lee Enfield rifles slung over their right shoulders, with their bayonets fixed. Possibly taken in Cathal Brugha Barracks, Rathmines, Dublin, between 1934-1939. 33333
(1 votes)
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Arms Muzzle and bore examination651 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the correct movement to conduct once given the command to report arms for inspection. Once this movement was completed an NCO or Officer would inspect the muzzle and bore for ammunition or dirt. Taken in November 1924.33333
(1 votes)
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The salute with rifle761 viewsGlass plate negative showing a soldier demonstrating the salute with arms.Photographed under supervision of Colonel P O'Connor and Major T Lalor of the Training and Operations branch at the tennis grounds in General Head Quarters on the 1st May 1925.33333
(1 votes)
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Arthur Griffith and Michael Collins Commemoration at the Cenotaph, Leinster Lawn, on 17 August 1924535 viewsThe 21st Battalion Marching past the Cenotaph at Leinster Lawn led by Comdt Cunningham.33333
(1 votes)
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Officer sword drill570 viewsGlass plate negative showing a mounted officer with is sword drawn. Conducted under the supervision of a Captain Nolan at McKee Barracks, Dublin in 1927 for a sword drill manual.33333
(1 votes)
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Horse on Bridle, McKee Barracks.747 viewsGlass plate negative showing a horse named "Vixen" on the bridle being held by a soldier from the Equitation school, which was under the command of the Supply and Transport Corps at that time.22222
(2 votes)
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Platoon in "T" formation726 viewsGlass plate negative showing a platoon of soldiers preparing to form up in "T" formation.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 1928.22222
(1 votes)
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Recruits in McKee Barracks, Dublin.533 viewsGlass plate negative showing six recruits and a Corporal from the Supply and Transport Corps, holding the bridle of a horse sometime between 1931 and 1942. At that time the Army Equitation School was under the command of the Supply and Transport Corps which was located in McKee Barracks.22222
(1 votes)
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RPRMC Disbandment Parade.801 viewsGeneral Mulcahy on the review stand saluting as the RPRMC march past at the Disbandment parade in 1924.11111
(2 votes)
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Officer sword drill554 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 1927.11111
(1 votes)
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