Photobook: “Classic Irish Steam” – Last Orders!


In September 2021, the IRRS published its first A4-sized hardback Photographic Book; “Classic Irish Steam” illustrates Irish Railways during the 1930s-1950s using images from the Society’s Photographic Archive, as recorded by the late Bob Clements,

Mullingar – Athlone (Archive Photo-feature)


Compiled by Ciarán Cooney, Hon Photographic Archivist of the Irish Railway Record Society’s library and archives at Heuston Station, Dublin. The 40km stretch of disused railway line between the towns of Mullingar and Athlone, formerly

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