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,

Photographic & Diagram Archives (Updated)


The IRRS Flickr Photo-archive has been augmented with a further 1,400 digitised pictures and drawings from the Society’s Collection; featuring the photographs by Colin Weatherup, Herbert Sharman, John A and R Powell, John O’Meara, Jonathan

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