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irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« on: Monday 14 January 08 15:03 GMT (UK) »
I found this in my grandads collection I know he was in Irish national army 1922-23 but this isnt him. I think its an irish national uniform but no idea of rank. ALso if anyone can clean the photo up and colour it I would be grateful. I f anyone thinks they recognise him get in touch.
I have included close up of badge
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Re: irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« Reply #1 on: Monday 14 January 08 15:07 GMT (UK) »
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Re: irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« Reply #2 on: Monday 14 January 08 15:29 GMT (UK) »



I think thats a bit big Vito !!  :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

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Re: irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« Reply #3 on: Monday 14 January 08 15:44 GMT (UK) »

Here's a Recuitment poster for the Irish Army probably late 1920s or 1930s !
Looks like the uniform is  supposed to be green !! ( though it's not quite the same uniform is it ??) .....
you might want to put your photo on the photo restoration board Vito ..... those guys don't usually stray too far from there ... they mightn't see it !!  :D



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Re: irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« Reply #4 on: Monday 14 January 08 15:49 GMT (UK) »
made the badge  a bit smaller and modified post. :P
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o'brien/o'brian magherafelt 1830's belfast 1850's-
hamill belfast/dunmurray/legmore 1890-

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« Reply #5 on: Monday 14 January 08 15:53 GMT (UK) »


It's so big .... it just blends in with the background Vito !!  ::)

( plus I bumped me elbow twice on the wall .... trying to see it !!  :D )

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Re: irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« Reply #6 on: Monday 14 January 08 16:10 GMT (UK) »
badge again :'(
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semple/simple/sample lurgan 1850's
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hamill belfast/dunmurray/legmore 1890-

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« Reply #7 on: Monday 14 January 08 19:39 GMT (UK) »
here is badge cap with image overlayed fairly convincing match?

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o'brien/o'brian magherafelt 1830's belfast 1850's-
hamill belfast/dunmurray/legmore 1890-

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Re: irish army uniform id ? and colour clean up please
« Reply #8 on: Saturday 26 January 08 23:09 GMT (UK) »
No idea who the guy is but the Sam Brown, long boots and FF (Fianna Fail) brass cap badge indicates he's an Irish Army Officer.
NCO'c (non commissioned officers) wear ankle boots and a belt without the shoulder strap.
The Irish Defense Forces personnell still wear the same badge on their caps and the same pattern is also on  uniform buttons.
'Oglaig na hEireann'. In gaelic means 'The Irish Volunteers'
Oglaig > (soldier) volunteer.
'na hEireann' > of Ireland.