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IRRS Dublin Programme 2017


All Meetings take place on Thursdays in the Society’s Premises at Heuston Station at 19.30 
(unless otherwise stated).

09th March 2017 “Night Trains, Pendolinos, Iron ore, Timber and Trams;
 A Look at Finnish Railways by Brian Solomon
23rd March 2017 Annual Film Show: “From Darling Lili to The North Kerry”,
 more gems from the Joe St Leger collection, presented by Ciarán Cooney and Liam Mooney.NOTE: THIS MEETING WILL BE PRECEDED BY THE A.G.M. AT 18:30
06th April 2017 “Whitehead – 50 Years and Counting”, by Charles Friel. 
Looking at the RPSI's first 50 years at Whitehead Excursion Station and how Society volunteers have developed Ireland's last steam shed into a heavy engineering centre, loco and carriage works, train operating depot and operating railway museum.
27th April 2017 Slideshow: “Classic Irish Steam” 
superbly photographed by Messrs Clements, Morris and Macartney Robbins, presented by IRRS Hon. Photographic Archivist, Ciarán Cooney

  Library Night every Tuesday from 19:30 to 21:45 (except December 19th & 26th 2017)


Saturday 18th March  Outing to RPSI Depot at Whitehead – 
an exclusive preview tour for the IRRS before the official public opening later this year.             
(Click Here for Booking Form)
Saturday 20th May Outing to the Waterford Greenway (former Waterford – Mallow Line)
A visit to the recently opened Waterford (Déise) Greenway at
Kilmacthomas and Durrow, Co. Waterford.
 (Click Here for Booking Form)
Saturday 12th August Railtour from Dublin Connolly to Howth and Sligo.
The requested motive power is a GM 071 Class locomotive throughout, with a locomotive change requested in Howth. 
(Click Here for Booking Form)

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Revised: February 26, 2017 .

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