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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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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History being made as historic engine, set for return!

History will be made on Saturday 9th October, as the first original Donegal Steam Engine is set to return to the County in decades. The engine will be taken carefully from the restoration yard at Whitehead on a low-loader through Derry, Strabane, Stranorlar, and to Donegal Town, where she will

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Vintage Run in Donegal, 2021

Save the Date for Vintage Car & Tractor Run 2021!

Donegal Vintage Run – 15th August 2021! Have you a Vintage Car or tractor, and itching to get it out for a final run, (or for some, the first) before the summer ends? Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is holding its famous annual Vintage Run on Sunday 15th August, starting at

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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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Art Competition!!

  Adults/Kids Art Competition. Well, we said that we would keep you busy during this unusual time when we are all cooped up in our houses so here is something to keep you active over the next few weeks. Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce the launch of

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May Day Bank Holiday Weekend Sale, 10% Off, Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd May 2020!!

May Day Bank Holiday Weekend Sale, 10% Off Everything, Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd May 2020. Check out “Shop” tab on this website to get your discount on a great selection of Donegal Railway qualifications. 

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Leghowney Country market comes to Donegal Railway Museum

Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that Leghowney County Market is coming to the Museum this summer, on Saturday 13th July, as part of the 60th Anniversary celebrations. Its 60 years this year since the Railway Station and majority of the railway lines closed in 1959. Leghowney Country

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