IRRS & Ancestry announcement!

The Irish Railway Record Society and Ancestry have come together to digitise historical personnel records pertaining to men and women employed by the railways all across Ireland, including bus lines and tramways; With over 300,000

Photographic Archive – New Collections

A significant quantity of digitsed photographs from the IRRS Archive has been prepared for members’ accessibility via the Society’s Flickr photostream. (updated August 2020) There are now over 3,200 images uploaded. This material represents some of

“Burma Road” Claremorris-Sligo (Archive Photo-feature)

Compiled by Ciarán Cooney, Hon Photographic Archivist of the Irish Railway Record Society’s library and archives at Heuston Station, Dublin. During July 2019, I retraced the route of the erstwhile “Burma Road”, the colloquial name