We are Award Winners!
“Railway Museum wins Major Award!” It has just been announced that Donegal Railway Museum have won a major Award, The National Lottery Good Causes Awards, and is the overall County Winner in the Heritage Category. Niall McCaughan, Manager of Donegal Railway Heritage Museum stated: “We are delighted to hear today
RTE1 Nationwide – Drumboe, The Homecoming!
The big news is that finally the “Drumboe Homecoming Event” will be broadcast by RTE1 on Monday 17th April at 7pm to a national and international audience. RTE Nationwide, if you are not aware, is one of the national broadcasters’ flagship nightly programs; this will undoubtedly be
Easter Family FunDay is back – Saturday 8th April 2023!
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce that its famous “Easter Family Funday” is back again, bigger and better than ever before. 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 only
“Railway Crane Donated to Museum”
PRESS RELEASE 2nd February 2023 “Railway Crane Donated to Museum” It has just been announced that an original railway crane has been donated and now installed at the Donegal’s Railway Heritage Museum. The crane had been at a farm outside Manorcunningham at Drumbarnet Lower, for a number of decades,
Fine Dining & Music at Donegal Railway!
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre was delighted to host a unique night at our museum of fine dining and music till the late hours at the opening night of “A Taste of Donegal”. A unique setting for this wonderful event! Music was provided by The Swingtime Starlets, and great food from
Restored Donegal Steam Engine Officially Unveiled!
History has been made in County Donegal with the historic Donegal Steam Engine Drumboe installation, being officially launched after her return home several months ago to Donegal Town. Niall McCaughan, Manager at the Donegal Railway Heritage Museum stated: “This is a major milestone for us and the County, as this is
Save the Date for Vintage Car & Tractor Run 2022!
Donegal Vintage Run – 14th August 2022! Have you a Vintage Car or Tractor, itching to get it out for a final run in scenic Donegal, before the summer ends? Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is holding its famous annual Vintage Run on Sunday 14th August, starting at the Railway Centre
Launch of “The County Donegal Remembered”
Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is delighted to announce the publication of a new railway book, titled “The County Donegal Remembered”, by Jim McBride. Jim has been involved with railway heritage and preservation for decades, and is the Irish Editor of the “Disused Stations”. Jim stated: “This new book on the
Abbey Hotel becomes latest Business Member.
Donegal Railway Heritage museum is delighted to announce that the Abbey Hotel in Donegal Town has become a Business Member, to support one of Donegal’s unique heritage attractions. The Museum offers a Membership scheme for Individuals, Students, OAP and Businesses who wish to support the museum in its important work,
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