Artillery in Ireland: Oldbridge, Ringaskiddy, Ross Castle, Rosses Point, Rosslare Harbour, Strandhill, Templemore, Tralee, Tramore, Trim Castle, and Youghal Battery
Oldbridge, Ringaskiddy, Ross Castle, Rosses Point, Rosslare Harbour, Strandhill, Templemore, Tralee, Tramore, Trim Castle, and Youghal Battery
Oldbridge, County Meath
(Graham Hogg Photo)
Replica SBML cannon, Battle of the Boyne,
(Bruce S Photos)
Blomefield SBML Cannon located in front of the Port of Cork Ferry Terminal in Ringaskiddy, County Cork, Ireland.
(Dick Ebert Photo)
Cast Iron SBML, broken button, mounted on a wood naval gun carriage.
Spanish SBML cannon mounted on a small naval gun carriage. This Cannon is taught to have been rescued off the wreck of a Spanish Ship sunk in Sligo Harbour.
(Larry Dunne Photos)
9-inch Muzzle Loading Rifles (MLR). These guns were part of the Royal Navy Gunnery Training unit which was based for many years in Rosslare.
(Kenneth Allen Photo)
One of two Russian guns from Crimean war on display at Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland with the sign: "In memory of the men of Kerry who fell in the service of their country in the wars in Russia, India and China 1854 to 1860".
(Paul O'Farrell Photo)
A rifled muzzle loader, most likely a 64 pounder 64 cwt gun at the Doneraile Walk, Tramore, County Waterford. This gun was part of a Naval Reserve battery erected in 1891 and was originally located closer to the cliff edge at the site of the original battery.
Trim Castle, County Meath
(Trim County Tourism Photo)
Russian cannon was captured during the Crimean War in the mid 1850s. Most probably from the port of Sebastopol and gifted to Trim in thanks for the town’s support for the war, it still bears the Tzar's coat of arms, the Romanov Double Headed Eagle.
Youghal Battery, County Cork
Two SBML cannon outside the town hall in Yougal