Bon Voyage!

It has been a very exciting time working with County Donegal Railway Restoration. I have had the opportunity to build relationships with some really great people who are dedicated to conserving and protecting our heritage whilst also developing and improving the rail related tourism project in Donegal through collaboration,innovation and

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ANNOUNCING: Vinyl Fabric Stickers and Screen Printing Workshop

Age Range: 9-12 Our workshop aims to get young people excited and interested in culture and heritage by integrating historical information with modern technology and educating through creativity. We believe we can instil a sense of curiosity and respect for times gone by using this approach. The workshops will involve

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May Update

 Business Plan & future funding towards staff wages In order to secure funding towards staff wages for 2019/2020 we are required to submit a business plan to Pobal. The original date for this submission was June however we have formally requested an extension to this date and we have applied

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Making Tracks Day Out, The Loop that Links us

County Donegal Railway restoration CLG has teamed up with Donegal East Tourism, St. Connells Museum, The Isaac Butt Heritage Centre, William Rose, McKelvey’s and Biddy’s O’Barnes to offer ‘Making Tracks Day Out’. A full day guided excursion that will include culture, heritage Ceol agus craic. Donna Maskery, Manager with the

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February 2018 Update

  February 2018 Update Manager’s Note I started here with County Donegal Railway Restoration CLG on the 3rd Jan 2018. It was very exciting for me to think that I was about to play a part in what is ‘The History of the Donegal Railway Restoration project’.  In setting out

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One Account of the Donegal Railway Restoration Project 1990 – 2018

It all began in November 1990 when Joe Carroll, a Dubliner working in the fishing industry in Donegal sought employment opportunities outside the fishing trade. The local FÁS officer suggested he carry out some historical research into the County Donegal Railway. This led Joe to investigate the possibility of restoring

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New Manager Appointment

We would like to welcome Donna Maskery to the Donegal Railway Heritage team as the new Museum Manager. This marks the start of a new chapter in Donegal Railway history. The vision for our organization has always been and remains to ultimately see the restoration of a section of track

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Websites Donegal Railway enthusiasts should bookmark…

Here is link to useful sites to do with Railways, model railways and modeling. If you have a link or know of a site that would be useful please contact us here. Cumann Traenach na Gaeltachta Láir – The Fintown Railway, Fintown, Co. Donegal West Clare Extension Railway site Hells

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Through the Hills of Donegal

The latest book on the County Donegal Railways. All funds go towards the Donegal Railway Heritage Centre. If you are interested in owning a copy for yourself just send us a message for more details.

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Adding Donegal Railway to your safe sender list

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