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

Compiled by Ciarán Cooney, Hon Photographic Archivist of the Irish Railway Record Society’s library and archives at Heuston Station, Dublin. During July 2019, I retraced the route of the erstwhile “Burma Road”, the colloquial name

Anthony McDonald (RIP)

It is with great sadness the Society learnt yesterday of the passing of Anthony McDonald, long standing IRRS member, advocate and devoted volunteer of many years to our library and archive. Many of our members

Audio Archives – CIÉ Railways / Buses in 1961

A recently discovered audio documentary made in 1961 on CIÉ passenger railways and bus services has been digitised, edited and now uploaded to the IRRS Archives Youtube channel. It is presented by Jack White, interviewing