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

“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

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