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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#BuyDonegalWeekend

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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2021 Donegal Railway Calendar Now Available!

    After the success of last year’s calendar, Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to launch its 2021 Desk Calendar. The free-standing quality calendar measuring 21cm long x 10cm high and approximately 10cm wide at its base will make a lovely addition to any home or office. The limited-edition

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Work starts for Drumboe’s Return!

  Last weekend, work swung into action (literally), as the front of Donegal Railway Station was cleared of railway stock for the return of Drumboe in the next few months. Local company, Quinn Crane Hire with the assistance of the staff at Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, carefully lifted the Donegal

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Just Launched – Drumboe railway badge!

  Every year Donegal Railway Heritage Museum produces a new limited edition Donegal Railway badge. We are delighted that this year to have just launched our new badge, appropriately, the famous Donegal steam engine, Drumboe! As you may be aware, we have just announced that the actual steam engine, Drumboe,

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Drumboe to return to Donegal after restoration!

Drumboe Steam Engine to return to Donegal! It has just been announced By Donegal Railway Heritage Centre that it has been able to secure the return of Donegal’s most famous steam engine, Drumboe to Donegal Town. Early in 2019 a campaign was launched to raise the funding to take her

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