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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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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