IRRS Journal 208: Special Features: Enterprise & Inchicore


IRRS Journal No. 208 (June 2022) has now been printed and dispatched to members. This edition, complete with special cover themed on the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) timetable, celebrates 75-Years of Dublin/Belfast ‘Enterprise’ express services, as well as the 175th anniversary of the establishment of the Great Southern & Western Railway works at Inchicore, Dublin. As usual, this Journal contains several illustrations from the Society’s archives, which complement the above articles as well as other items featured in the Journal. Full contents below:

  • Inchicore 175 Anniversary
  • The Enterprise Express (Part One) 1947 – 1980, Barry Carse
  • Livestock on the Line, Mark Merrigan
  • The Railways in the Economy of Salvation (Part 1), Tim Moriarty
  • Howth to Beragh via Mountain Stage, John Curran
  • Observations and Comments
  • Publications
  • Writings on Irish Railways 2021, Tom Wall & Alan O’Rourke
  • Obituaries          
  • Society Matters
  • Irish Railway News

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The following films from the Society’s archive are now available to view on the IRRS Youtube Channel:

Hill of Howth Tramway (1959)
IRRS Archive Film Show (2022)


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