Drumboe, the Donegal Steam Engine under restoration, June 2021

Full Steam Ahead for Drumboe!

Donegal Railway Museum is delighted to report that in spite of the Covid Lockdowns, restoration work has continued on the famous Donegal steam engine, Drumboe. You can watch a video about the current work at:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u26SO6w6ZgU Niall McCaughan, Manager at the museum stated: “It has been a challenging year, and we

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Donegal Town Signage, June 2021

New Signage for Donegal Town!

Delighted to see the new improved signage around Donegal Town which is part of a €100k+ project which was instigated by the Donegal Railway Museum, who brought in Donegal Town Community Chamber, Donegal County Council, the Donegal Business Focus Group and Mayor Pauric Kennedy to formulate and deliver this unique

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Donegal Railway Travel Poster

The History of The Railway Travel Poster (and poster offer)

   Advertising for travel companies was a key component to getting people to consider and purchase tickets to new and exotic places-whether by train, ship, Zeppelin, or airplane. During the late 1800s until about 1950, posters, print ads, and brochures were the most common way for travel companies and agencies

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Donegal railway Photography Competition!!

Donegal Railway Photographic/Calendar Competition Launched This year, Donegal Railway Heritage Museum is delighted to announce that they are running a special photographic competition, and winning entries for this year will be featured in their exclusive annual Calendar for 2022. The general public are encouraged to think about their local railway

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In you can’t go to Santa, then Santa can come to you!!!

It has just been announced by Santa’s elves at Donegal Railway Heritage Museum, that as kids (and big kids) this year may not be able to visit Santa in the usual way, then he can come straight to them! Lots of families visited our Santa experience last year which nearly

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This weekend, starting Friday 6th November, Donegal County Council is launching its “Buy Donegal Weekend”.  As we are all in lockdown and it’s very difficult for retailers at the moment and venues like ourselves, who normally are very busy coming up to Christmas,  we are encouraging the public to support

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Vote for Donegal Railway NOW!!!

VOTE DONEGAL RAILWAY! Donegal Railway Heritage Centre has just been informed that it has been shortlisted in the National Rural Network’s (NRN) Impact campaign to celebrate the impact of the LEADER Programme, which has been in operation in Ireland since 1991, on Rural Communities across Ireland. The Museum had received funding

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We Need Your Support- Lockdown 2!

As you know, everything is at a standstill for the moment, again, as globally we all deal with the continuing ramifications of the COVID-19 virus. Although we have to close to the public, we are continuing to work offsite in preparation for our return. As footfall has dropped to zero, and we

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“Closing for 3 Weeks to Friday 16th October 2020″

As per tonight’s news (Thursday 18th September) from Government, Co Donegal has moved to Level 3, and thus we have to sadly close to the public for 3 weeks. It’s a disappointment to receive this news, but hopefully we can reopen fully again on Friday 16th October. In the meantime,

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