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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Unpublished Donegal Stamp uncovered

When Niall McCaughan, Manager of Donegal Railway Heritage Centre first started work in the museum at the end of 2018, he noticed on one of the walls in an upstairs office, a lovely, but badly faded picture of a stamp of Donegal Town Railway Station. He thought it would make

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We Need Your Help!

As you know, everything is at a standstill for the moment, as globally we all deal with the ramifications of COVID-19. Although we are closed to the public, we are continuing to work offsite in preparation for our return. Unfortunately, we are only part-funded and have a shortfall in running

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“Closing for 2 Weeks: 16.3.20 – 30.3.20”

  PRESS RELEASE 16th March 2020 We are sad to announce that like our neighbours across Donegal and further afield, we are closing for the next two weeks in response to the Covid-19 Virus. This time may be longer, depending on future government directives. During this time our staff will

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“A momentous year at Donegal Railway Museum!”

  PRESS RELEASE 17th December 2019  “A momentous year at Donegal Railway Museum!”   It’s been an extremely busy 12 months in the Donegal Railway Heritage Centre with ambitious plans for the future. Niall McCaughan, Manager stated: “2019 has been a momentous time for the museum, and it’s amazing what

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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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Bringing Drumboe Home!

Drumboe was Donegal’s most famous steam engine and in this 60th year that Donegal Station and the Railway lines closed (1959), we want to leave a lasting legacy by restoring the engine and “bringing Drumboe home” to Donegal Town. Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is a registered charity. Our overall vision

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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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