IRRS Journal 205 (June 2021) + Photo-Archive

IRRS Journal 205 (June 2021) has been printed and dispatched to members;

J205 Contents:

  • The Donemana Derailment, 1913, Joe Begley
  • The Development of Railways in County Antrim, Part 2, Michelle McCarron
  • Running the Covid Railway, Tim Moriarty
  • A Bit of Ireland on the Great Western Railway, Gary Boyd-Hope
  • William Rickford Collett – A biographical sketch, Ernie Shepherd
  • Moguls and Jeeps – Some further details, Chris Aspinwall
  • Partition and the Railways, Peter Rigney
  • Trams into Kingsbridge Station, Clifton Flewitt
  • Malahide’s Lost Viaduct, Oliver Doyle
  • Irish Railway News   

IRRS Jounal subscription can be obtained online via the Membership Page.


New Collections for the IRRS PHOTO-ARCHIVE (Flickr)

Six new Photographic Collections have been uploaded to the IRRS Photo-Archive on Flickr (May 2021) comprising over 1,120 images covering the years 1938-1969, including scenes from the Schull & Skibbereen to the final days of steam in Waterford, collated & digitised by Ciarán Cooney. To access the new collections, see Album Page on Flickr (IRRS member access only).

©Vincent Pentony/IRRS Collection: Inchicore running shed in the mid-1960s.
©Gerard McGowan/IRRS Collection: Ex Muskerry loco 6S on the Schull & Skibbereen

Irish Railway Archive Film Show (March 2021)

The IRRS Archive ‘Film Show’ from March 2021 is now available:

Irish Railways in 1960’s & 1970’s by Tom Dowling; digitised, edited and presented by Ciarán Cooney, IRRS Hon Photographic Archivist.

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