National Heritage Week – August 2022
Heritage Talk – The Restoration of Drumboe
Saturday 13th August, 3pm @ Donegal Railway Heritage Centre
Peter Scott, Senior Railway Engineer/Director with Heritage Engineering Ireland will give a talk on the restoration of the famous Donegal steam engine “Drumboe”. This event will also be broadcast Live on our Facebook Page, and can also be attended in person at the museum.
Free event, no need to book. This event will be preceded by our Annual AGM at 2pm
Donegal Railway Heritage Vintage Car & Tractor Run
Sunday 14th August. Registration 12noon, Start 1pm
Our famous Vintage Rally will start from Donegal Livestock Mart (beside the museum) and finish at Biddy O’Barnes, where refreshments will be served. All types of cars and tractor’s welcome. Entry fee for vehicles: €20 per vehicle with all proceeds going to the running of our museum.
Contact Tel: 074 7722655 firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
Official Launch of Drumboe display
Wednesday 17th August, 2pm
Watch the Live Launch of the competition of the restoration project of the famous Donegal Steam engine “Drumboe”, streamed Live on Facebook and YouTube. Drumboe is the only surviving original Donegal Steam Engine in the County!
Family Heritage FunDay
Thursday 18th August, 11am-4pm
A special Family Funday, where families can come along and learn all about the Donegal Railways. As well as tours for adults and kids, there will be various fun kids’ activities, including our new Interactive Steam Engine Cab kindly funded by the Heritage Council.
Kids are FREE! No need to book.