And its then I'll repair to the Curragh of Kildare as the song goes and obviously these men have taken that literally. "F" Lines in the Curragh Camp shows lots of wooden walled buildings, some strange fencing around two cannon and several layabouts. Perhaps those who know uniforms can tell us when this was taken and any of the detail around the shot and the area.
Photographer: Robert French
Collection: Lawrence Photograph Collection
Date: Circa 1865 - 1914
NLI Ref: L_CAB_02867
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Owner: National Library of Ireland on The Commons
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