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Plunkett Train Station, Waterford
The station opened on 26 August 1864 as Waterford North. It was renamed Plunkett on 10 April 1966 in commemoration ...
Killarney Station, Kerry
The Killarney railway station opened in on 15 July 1853 on the Mallow to Tralee line.
Drumsna Bridge, Drumsna, Leitrim
This seven-arch limestone road bridge with full-height cutwaters which spans the River Shannon was built c.1840.
Castleconnell Railway Station, Coolreiry, Co. Limerick
Castleconnell Railway Station County Limerick opened on 28th August 1858.
Suir Bridge, Caherabbey Upper, South Tipperary
The Suir Bridge is a triple-span railway viaduct over the River Suir on the railway line between Limerick and Rosslare ...
The Banshee mourns the Death of Balla Railway Station
This article was found recently, we think its ca. 1989. It tells the story of Balla Train Station and it’s ...
Borris viaduct County Carlow is a sixteen-arch limestone built former railway viaduct, c. 1860. Now closed. Designed by Irish civil ...
Muine Bheag Railway Station
Muine Bheag Railway Station in Kilcarrig, County Carlow opened on 24 July 1848 as Bagenalstown. It was opened by the ...
Castle Roche stands about seven miles north-west of Dundalk in what is arguably the middle of nowhere. This fortress once ...
Marley or Knockduff Bridge
Single-arch granite ashlar road bridge over railway line, c. 1865, with cut stone dressings including rusticated voussoirs. Renovated with one ...
Haggerty’s Bridge at Kilcoltrim is a single-arch hump-back road bridge over railway, built 1862, with rusticated voussoirs, cut stone stringcourses ...
Dún Laoghaire (Mallin) Railway Station
The original station for Dún Laoghaire, then known as Kingstown, was situated some 0.8km closer to Dublin at the West ...
Shannon Hydro-electric Scheme
This line was built to transport materials and for earthworks in connection with the building of the Shannon Hydro-electric Power ...
Adamstown Rail Station
Adamstown Rail Station opened on 10 April 2007. It is just south of the old Lucan South station which closed ...
Broombridge Rail Station
Broombridge Rail station is situated beside the LUAS stop in Cabra West, Dublin 7. It lies in the southern bank ...
Westport Railway Station
The Westport Railway station opened in 1866 and is part of the Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) by the Great ...
Dromod station was opened in 1887 and ceased passenger operation in 1959. The narrow gauge railway line, in full working ...
Ceannt Station was built in 1851 to the designs of J.S Mulvany. It is sited just off Eyre Street and ...
The Boyne Viaduct is a 30m high railway bridge that crosses the River Boyne in Drogheda, carrying the main Dublin ...
Broadstone was operational from 1847. It was constructed as the Dublin terminus of the Midland & Great Western Railway, which ...
Local History & Heritage Course 2020-2021: Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo
A new course in Local History & Heritage will be delivered during the autumn 2020 and the spring of 2021. ...
‘Engine No.36’ is not only an old steam locomotive but is also the oldest on display indoors in Ireland. It has ...
Kent Station is one of Ireland’s major railway stations. The station was originally called Glanmire Road Station, but was renamed after Thomas ...
Heuston Station (formerly Kingsbridge Station until 1966) is one of Ireland’s most recognisable rail stations named after Seán Houston, one ...
James Francis Taylor
Thank you for drawing our attention to the typo in the above post - this has now been corrected.
Just fyi, Martin Haverty bought land in West Limerick in 1853 through the encumbered estate act, becoming a small, very...
I would love to find out more about Haverty road being called after Martin Haverty. Are there any papers relating...
“No Worry” Share My Memories: Mary Kenny, née Farrell of Newcastle, Aughrim, Co. Galway
A lovely read . I printed out a copy for my dad , he was Tom and John's neighbour and...
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