Military historians required to solve riddle

Article Posted: Tuesday 15th May, 2012

Can you identify the uniform worn by the rider in this old photograph, believed to have been taken in Inchicore in 1881?

The picture was sent to us by a reader who is trying to ascertain whether the man in it is her great-grandfather.

She believes the photographer to have been James McLean, and that the uniform is either the Irish Huzzars or the Royal Irish Artillery.

Military historians required to solve riddle