IRRS Membership

IRRS membership is open to all those interested in Irish railways, transport and industrial heritage, catering for over 1,000 members from Ireland, Britain and overseas. Membership entitlements include:

  • Journal; 3 issues per-year, covering contemporary and historical aspects of Irish railways, illustrated with photos from our archive, plus a comprehensive record of current Irish developments.
  • Access to the Irish Railway Photographic Archive (Flickr) featuring over 3,000+ digitised archive from the 1930’s to 1980’s.
  • Regular outings to locations of railway interest, including depots and installations exclusive to IRRS members (see Outings Archive).
  • Regular meetings in Dublin, CorkLondon and Manchester for lectures and display of films and slides.
  • Occasional IRRS eJournal publications and email newsletters.

New Membership subscriptions can be purchased online OR by post by completing our application form. Please select the correct membership below to pay online (PayPal accepted). If you are an existing IRRS member, please do not use this facility for renewals.

Membership: Dublin Area [€60]
Membership: Dublin Area (Students over 18 years) [€45]
Membership: Republic of Ireland (Excluding Dublin) [€40]
Membership: United Kingdom & Northern Ireland [£35]
Membership: Europe & Overseas [€50]

*Dublin Area: Residing within 32 Km. radius of G.P.O 

Contact membership@irrs.ie for further enquiries.


Membership Subscriptions assist the IRRS’s task in funding the upkeep of our Archive & Library Collections, Premises and Journal production.