Officer cadets for the Irish Army receive their commissions from the Minister of Defence.
Title missing - issue sheet reads: "Ireland. New Cadets For Free State. Minister of Defence presents Commissions at the Curragh."
The Curragh Army Camp, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.
An Irish Army officer makes an oath holding a bible.
Defence Minister, Mr Desmond Fitzgerald, stands behind a table. He signs the commissions of new cadets. After signing his papers the officer is given his sword and pips on his epaulets.
Six officer cadets give a salute with their swords.