IRRS Membership

IRRS membership is open to all those interested in Irish railways, transport and industrial heritage, catering for over 1,000 members from Ireland, Britain and overseas. Membership entitlements include:

  • Journal; 3 issues per-year, covering contemporary and historical aspects of Irish railways, illustrated with photos from our archive, plus a comprehensive record of current Irish developments.
  • Access to the Irish Railway Photographic Archive (Flickr) featuring over 6,000+ digitised archive from the 1920’s to 1980’s.
  • Regular outings to locations of railway interest, including depots and installations exclusive to IRRS members (see Outings Archive).
  • Regular meetings in Dublin, CorkLondon and Manchester for lectures and display of films and slides.
  • Occasional IRRS eJournal publications and email newsletters.

New Membership subscriptions can be purchased online OR by post by completing our application form. Please contact membership@irrs.ie to puchase online.

Contact membership@irrs.ie for further enquiries.


Membership Subscriptions assist the IRRS’s task in funding the upkeep of our Archive & Library Collections, Premises and Journal production.