Railway Museum success with Heritage Council Fund

The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that it has been successful in in a recent application for funding to the Heritage Council. The funding will go towards the installation of an “interactive railway cab” for kids, big and small of all ages”. This is a first in

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WE’RE HIRING!

Vacancy – Part-Time Finance Administrator & Company Secretary Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is seeking a Part-Time Finance Administrator & Company Secretary, funded by Pobal. The Centre is based in Donegal Town and operates a museum with rolling stock, artefacts, shop, etc. as well as offering room rental and running events

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The Lough Swilly Remembered Talk at Dunfanaghy Workhouse!

Our Swilly Railway talk comes to Dunfanaghy Workhouse on Saturday 26th March, 2pm. See poster for booking details. Saturday 26th March, 2pm, Admission €5. Tel: 074 9136540 to book a place.

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Easter Family FunDay is back!

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that its famous “Easter Family Funday” is back again, bigger and better than ever before. Becky, The Easter Bunny stated: “I am really excited about my return to the museum. This is a great experience for kids and families, which includes not

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Donegal Railway Heritage Trail Guide launched

The Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that after securing the funding through the “Creative Ireland” programme administered by Donegal County Council, they  have now produced a map of the entire county, showing a selection of some of the main Donegal railway heritage still to be seen across the County, (and

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Drumboe, the Donegal Steam Engine at Donegal Railway Heritage Museum, October 2021

Black Friday & Christmas Offers!

“Visit Santa @ Donegal Railway Museum” BLACK FRIDAY IS HERE!! We are delighted to announce a string of Black Friday Offers, and the better news is that these great offers will continue until Christmas so that you can get all of your Christmas shopping sorted! Remember too that every purchase

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SOLD OUT – Santa returning to Donegal Town!

“Visit Santa @ Donegal Railway Museum” SOLD OUT! Donegal Railway Museum is delighted to announce that its famous Christmas Santa event is back again, bigger and better than ever before. After our last runaway success, the likes of which had not been seen before in the North West, Santa has

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Drumboe, the Donegal Steam Engine at Donegal Railway Heritage Museum, October 2021

The Donegal Steam Engine returns Home!

12th October 2021 History was made last weekend when the historic Donegal Steam Engine Drumboe, returned to Donegal Town. Early on Saturday morning, Drumboe was carefully lifted out of her home for the last few years at the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland, Whitehead, and placed on a low-loader for

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The Lough Swilly Remembered, by Jim McBride, published by Donegal Railway Heritage Museum

“THE LOUGH SWILLY REMEMBERED” – Available NOW!

“THE LOUGH SWILLY REMEMBERED” – Available NOW! Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted is announce the publication of a new railway book, titled “The Lough Swilly Remembered”, By Jim McBride. Jim has been involved with railway heritage and preservation for decades and is the Irish Editor for the Disused Stations

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Donegal Railway Christmas decoration, 2021

Exclusive Drumboe Christmas Tree decoration launched!

To celebrate the return of the famous Donegal Steam Engine Drumboe, we have commissioned this exclusive Drumboe Christmas decoration, which will be a great addition to any Christmas Tree. The wooden decoration is approximately 9.5cm wide, made locally in County Donegal and features Drumboe waiting by a platform, with the

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