“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

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

Paddy O’Brien Collection (IRRS Flickr Photo-stream)


The Society’s Flickr photo-stream has been augmented with 100+ archive photos for members showing Irish railways during the period 1960-1995, recorded by Paddy O’Brien. Above is one of Paddy’s pictures of a busy scene in