Photographic Archive – New Collections


A significant quantity of digitsed photographs from the IRRS Archive has been prepared for members’ accessibility via the Society’s Flickr photostream. (updated August 2020) There are now over 3,200 images uploaded. This material represents some of

Tom J Dowling (RIP) – Photos/Films


The Society learnt recently of the passing of our long-standing member TOM J DOWLING. Courtesy of Tom’s family, they have now generously donated his excellent photographic & film collection to the IRRS Archive, featuring wonderful

“Burma Road” Claremorris-Sligo (Archive Photo-feature)


May 1976 saw the last ‘train’ (the weed-sprayer) to operate over the whole line, which was followed by an inspectior-car trip in 1981. In 1988, a special train operated on the southern section from Claremorris