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2. Railway Lines of Coras Iompair Eireann and Northern Ireland Railways (1985)
by Oliver Doyle & Stephen Hirsch. Signal Press.
An updated version of the 1967 book 'Irish Railways Today' by Pender & Richards. Line by line guide to the Irish railway network north and south, with copious details of stations, level crossings, other structures, junctions, signalling etc. 123pp, illustrated with photos and maps. Mint save for map in centre pages which is badly foxed.€10

3. Tralee & Dingle Railway (1953) by P.B Whitehouse.
The definitive account of this well known Irish narrow gauge railway, written shortly after final closure in 1953.
69pp + drawings and maps, well illustrated. Slightly tatty dustwrapper and rear end paper has slight foxing.SOLD

7. The Listowel & Ballybunion Railway by A.T. Newham. Pub.Oakwood Press. 1st edition.
28pp, illustrated with b/w photographs. Signed by the author and Patrick Flanagan (author of Cavan & Leitrim Railway.
Generally good condition.€20
8. Irish Railways Traction & Travel by Peter Jones. Metro Enterprises (1987) 1st edition. A complete guide to all Irish Rail & Northern Ireland Railways locomotives and coaching stock plus loco diagrams and distance tables. Incls. b/w and colour plates. MINT.SOLD

9. Coastal Passenger Steamers and Inland Navigations in the North of Ireland. Belfast Museum Transport Handbook No.3.(1st edition)
Account of passenger shipping on the canals, rivers and coastal waters of Northern Ireland.
Card Covers, 32pp + 10 pages of plates. Good condition with browning to spine.€10

11. Dalriada Railtour Souvenir Brochure - RPSI (2010)
64pp plus card cover. Profusely illustrated with good quality b/w photographs, gradient profiles etc.
Very good condition. Scarce.€5

14. Mainline Rlys of Northern Ireland by W P McCormick (1948) - Soft cover. Good condition. 47pp. 19 illustrations, and map. Card covers. Rusted staples but haven't damaged book - yet. €8

16. A Guide to Ireland's Railway Heritage (2002) - Iarnrod Eireann Heritage Series No.3
by Gregg Ryan and Bernard Share. 104 pages, card covers - as new. Illustrated with b/w photographs and with text in English, French and German.€10

19. Coras Iompair Eireann Main Line Trains Timetable Booklet March 1975. Mint condition.€10

21. Journal of the Kerry Archaeological Society: No.11. (1978) - The Dingle Train in the Life and Lore of Corkaguiny by David Rowlands & Walter McGrath. 48 pages of useful links and information not published elsewhere.SOLD 22. Foyle Valley Railway NWIRS, 12pp, illustrated plus card cover. Guidebook covering the history of the NWIRS at their first base in the old Victoria Road CDR station in Londonderry. Mint.SOLD

24. British Railways Locomotives - Ian Allan guides (4) - well used.€3

27. Irish Railways Today by Brendan Pender & Herbert Richards (1967) - Transport Research Associates
Line by line guide to the Railways of the whole of Ireland. Includes all level crossings, signal boxes, stations, halts, junctions etc. with mileages, loco and rolling stock lists. 168pp with plans, photos and small fold out map at rear.
In very good, clean condition but cover needs regluing along spine.€15
28. The First Irish Railway: Westland Row to Kingstown by Kurt Kullmann (2018). The History Press Ireland. The first Irish railway ran from Westland Row, in the centre of Dublin, to Kingstown, then a seaside resort on the coast south of the city. This historic line is now the DART line, Kingstown has become Dún Laoghaire and the world has changed around it. Softback, 160pp, in good read condition.€5

30. Cuisle na Tire (Jan-Feb 1948) : CIE staff magazine published by Basil Clancy.
Articles include: The Ticket Checkers Day; Belfast Transport; Murder at Inchicore and The Atom in Harness. A time capsule from 1940s Ireland. 48pp plus cover (7" x 5"), illustrated. In generally good, clean condition throughout but staples should be removed.SOLD

32. Irish Industrial Railways No.2. May 1984 by Ian Biscoe. Derrylea Peat Works Article. 12pp plus card cover. As new.€10

33. Canaliana. 1980. Annual Bulletin of Robertstown Muintir na Tire Teoranta.
Contents includes: Father Matthew and the Grand Canal; Some incidents on the Grand Canal 200 years ago; Pioneering Days..
8vo, pictorial wrappers, 56 pages plus ads. Black and white illustrations.
Excellent condition.SOLD
34. Travelling on the Southern Railway (Waterloo Edition): The Journey Mile by Mile
What to see on every mile of the journey between London and towns of the South and South-West. Originally published in 1940s. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w maps. 35 pages including adverts. A repro edition in mint condition.€3

35. THE DUBLIN & SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY, by Ernest Shepherd (1974) Pub.David & Charles
Ex.Doncaster library book in excellent condition and now in a protective mylar cover. There are the very small remains of a couple of library labels inside front cover. Hardcover, 231pp, profusely illustrated with photographs, maps etc.SOLD

37. Irish Railways by Kevin Murray and illustrated by Peter Jay (1978) - Folens Environmental Library IEL44.
38pp plus card cover (9.5" x 6.5"). Rusty staples removed. Nice condition for something that is now 44 years old and probably only intended to last for a few years as a school book. SCARCE€10
38. British Rail tie - in very good, hardly used condition.€4

39. Brandbright Catalogue.16. - Garden Railway equipment in 16mm scale, gauge 3 and G scale. Mint condition.€3 40. Broken Rails: Crashes and Sabotage on Irish Railways by Brian Mac Aongusa (2006) Currach Press
Accidents described in the book include tragedies such as the Armagh, Curraduff, Cahir and Buttevant disasters; politically-inspired mishaps such as those of the Civil War in Cork and Wexford, or the Sallins Mail Train Robbery.
254pp, profusely illustrated but without its dustwrapper - otherwise in excellent condition.SOLD

41. Iron Road to the Isles: A travellers & tourist guide to the West Highland Lines by Michael Pearson.
Published by J. M. Pearson & Sons, Scotland (2001). Soft cover, 48 pages, 1st edition. VG condition. Large format: (8" x 11.5").€5
42. Irish Railfans' News - 1967 - three issues - including articles on the Galway Night Mail; Limavady Junction; Confusion on Ulster Rlys; Bray Station; Limerick Junction collision and the Courtown Brickworks Railway. These are typed newsletters but an absolute mine of interesting information.€6

43. Irish Railfans' News - 1968 - four issues - including articles on the 1967 Beet Campaign; Bulk Freight Traffic in Ireland; the Loughrea branch; the C-Class; Portrush; and filming "Darling Lilli".SOLD 44. Irish Railfans' News - 1969 - four issues - including articles on The Derry Line Awash; Westmeath Memories; CIE's pioneering role in freight; and the Youghal branch.SOLD

45. Irish Railfans' News - 1970 - three issues - including articles on The Ballinacourty branch; the "New Enterprise" with NIR's Hunslet locomotives; Station Survey (Liffey Junction) and the "Celbridge Pylon Railway".SOLD 46. Irish Railfans' News - 1971 - four issues - including articles on "Bandon Memories"; Newspaper trains; Pope Bros.Bog Railway at Longford Pass; lifting trains on the Thurles/Clonmel line; the Shane's Castle Railway; AEC railcar seating.SOLD

47. Irish Railfans' News - 1972 - four issues - including articles on "High speed on the Narrow Gauge"; "Developments at Limerick"; Blueprint for NIR; New Rolling Stock for CIE; "The Trains of Tomorrow" - MkII's.SOLD 48. Irish Railfans' News - 1973 - four issues - including articles on Mullingar/Athlone; new AC stock; Severn Lamb railway at Tramore; North Kerry news; Meath - Past & Present. The November 1973 issue was the final one of this useful newsletter.SOLD

49. CIE 1957 Coach Tours Pocket Calendar (3.5" x 2.25") - mint condition.SOLD 50. Isle of Man Centenary Year (1973) - as new advertising poster (14.5" x 4.5").€8

51. Isle of Man Re-Opening Day poster - 3rd June 1967 - framed (12" x 18.5"). RARE€35

53. The Gleam of the Lines: An Illustrated Journey Through Two Centuries of Irish Railway History by Tom Ferris. Pub Gill & MacMillan (2011). Mint, hardback 192pp, lavishly illustrated.€10

55. Industrial Narrow Gauge Album by Andrew Neale. Pub Plateway Press (2009). An overview of the many and varied industrial narrow gauge railways that have operated in Britain. 140 photographs of such railways, grouped into ten geographical areas. 108pp plus card cover (11" x 8"). Mint condition.SOLD 56. Selection of 11 (5" x 7") b/w photo prints of the Harcourt Street railway line while it slumbered in the 1970s.€10

57. Welsh Highland Railway official opening cover dated 18th July 1981.€5 58. Grand Canal issued for the Robertstown Festa in 1966. Articles incl."The Grand Canal as it might have been";"Canal Country"; Look back on the Past". 36pp plus light card cover, ill.with b/w photographs and drawings, period advertising. Nice condition.€5

59. Two small Isle of Man Railway booklets: Railways in the Isle of Man, 32pp ill.booklet c.1960s IoM Tourist Board; Isle of Man Railway by 16pp, plus card cover, ill.with colour photographs - official IMR publication.€5

62. 'Danger Signals: An Investigation into Modern Railway Incidents' by Stanley Hall. Pub Ian Allan (1987) 1st Edition. Hardback, 128pp, profusely illustrated with b/w photographs.In good condition with good dustwrapper.€5

63. Bord na Mona (Clonmacnoise & West Offaly Railway - 1996-2008) leather bookmark. SCARCE€5

65. The West Clare Railway - Patrick Taylor. Plateway Press (1994)
Hardcover, 224pp, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. Mint condition.SOLD
66. Bulleid and the Turfburner by Ernie Shepherd. Pub by KRB Publications (2004). The story of the Turfburner plus the other non coal-burning Irish steam locomotives. Large format paperback, 108 pages, profusely illustrated. Mint condition.€10

68. "Watchers of the Lights" early 20th century, 6 page illustrated article about the working of lightships cut from the British "The Wide World Magazine". Good condition and will be of interest to serious maritime enthusiasts.€4

70. CIE Chairman's Address to shareholders at the company AGM 14th March 1946. Interesting little document from a time when CIE was a private concern. 8 pages (rusted staples removed) describing the difficult times the company was dealing with in the mid-1940s.€10

72. CIE Art Postcards - artwork by Curran - large size (5.5" x 8.5") Pub. Irish Narrow Gate Trus. MINT€5

73. Waterford, Limerick & Western Railway Family Saloon No.900 at Claremorris c.1983. Heat sealed print on hardboard (4" x 6").€5

76. Cavan & Leitrim Railway guidebook (2nd edition), corners showing a little edge wear but otherwise a nice clean copy. SCARCE.SOLD

78. Lighthouses, Lightships and Buoys by E G Jerrome (1966) Pub.Blackwell Publishers. Hardcover, 62 pages. Good condition but no dustwrapper. Inside clean and bright. Children's factual book. 4 colour illustrations, line drawings.€5

79. Lightships off the Essex Coast and the story of LV18 by David Cleveland. Pub.2012. Stapled booklet, 48pp, with b/w and colour illustrations. A brief look at the history of lightships off the Essex and Suffolk coast, and the story of LV18, the restored light vessel moored at Ha’penny Pier, Harwich. Mint condition.€6 80. "16mm Today" High quality magazine of The 16mm Association
15 copies + Modelling in 16mm (members guide) + 3 members bulletins. All full colour in pristine condition.
Issues are as follows: (2006) Nos.118. (2007) Nos.119/120/121/122. (2008) Nos.123/124/125/126. (2009) Nos.127/128/129/130. (2012) Nos.131/132.SOLD

81. Irish Locomotives and Rolling Stock (1997) Pub.Irish Traction Group
Comprehensive list of all locomotives, multiple units, coaching stock, and civil engineering vehicles of both Iarnrod Eireann and Northern Ireland Railways. Also includes guide to railway preservation sites/museums with lists of all preserved locomotives, railcars, trams and coaching stock. Ill. b/w photos. 80 pages. MINTSOLD

83. Lighthouses and Lightships; a descriptive and historical account of their mode of construction and organization (1871) by Davenport Adams.
2nd edition. Hardback, 318pp with line drawings. In generally good, clean condition. RARE€10
84. Three misc.Narrow Gauge magazines.€3

86. CIE 1950's First Class Pass - RARE unused item.SOLD

88. Be Careful, Don't Rush: Celebrating 150 years of train travel between Holywood and Bangor by Robin Masefield. 160pp. Softcover, large format, profusely illustrated. Good condition.€8

89. So Strong And So Fair by Richard Danielson. Pub.Maritime Publications (1996) The Story of the Side - Loading Car Ferries of the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company and Their People. Softcover, 128 pages, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Excellent condition.€10

91. "Sean Ri Railtour" RPSI Three-day Railtour May 1993. A5 size, 56 pages plus card cover, printed on glossy paper and profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. Good condition.€6 92. Steam's Silver Lining by Joe Cassells. History of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland's efforts over two decades to keep steam railways going across Ireland. With detailed itineraries for the various tours and train movements sponsored by the RPSI. Illustrated with black and white photos. With two maps. 76 pages. Worn cover but nice clean interior.SOLD

93. Irish Railway Photographers: Horseshoes and Trolley Poles by Anthony Burgess. Colourpoint Books (2008). Fintona and Howth trams in the 1950s. 64 pages Illustrated throughout. Slightly curling to corners of laminated covers but nothing serious and a nice clean interior.€6 94. Railway Lines of Coras Iompair Eireann and Northern Ireland Railways by Oliver Doyle & Stephen Hirsch. Pub.Signal Press (1985). An updated version of the 1967 book 'Irish Railways Today' by Pender & Richards. Line by line guide to the Irish railway network north and south, with copious details of stations, level crossings, other structures, junctions, signalling etc. 123pp, illustrated with photos and maps. A well used copy but still a good clean interior - one for taking on railtours.€10

95. In the Tracks of the West Clare Railway by Eddie Lenihan. Mercier Press (2008 edition) 320 pages, large format. Signed copy. Very slight dinge to bottom right of front cover.€10

97. Cavan & Leitrim Railway guidebook (2nd edition), a nice clean, almost mint copy of this rare publication.€12

99. Lough Gill Railtour. RPSI 1987 Tour Brochure - A5, 20 pages, illustrated. Mint condition.€6

102. Cork 800 RPSI railtour brochure. 40 pages, illustrated, mint condition.SOLD

103. Saint Munchin RPSI 1999 railtour brochure, 46 pages plus card cover. Excellent condition.€6

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105. Cu na Mara Railtour RPSI 1977 tour brochure, 24 pages plus light card cover. Excellent condition, SCARCE.SOLD 106. Shannon Railtour RPSI 1988 tour brochure. 28 pages plus light card cover. Excellent condition.€6

107. Lough Gill Railtour. RPSI 1987 Tour Brochure - A5, 20 pages, illustrated. Mint condition.€6 108. Merlin's Mainline Farewell tour brochure. 26 pages, on glossy paper with many colour plates. Very good condition. Plus souvenir ticket.€8

109. Thomond Railtour (1982) souvenir brochure. 24 pages plus card cover. Illustrated. Good condition.€5 110. Decies Railtour (1991) souvenir brochure. 44 pages, illustrated, gradient profiles etc. V.Good condition.€6

111. "The Starter" - magazine of the N W of Ireland Rly Society - No.5. Winter 1977/78. 20 pages plus cover, illustrated. V.Good condition. SCARCE.€6 112. "The Starter" - magazine of the N W of Ireland Rly Society - No.6. Summer 1978. 20 pages plus cover, illustrated. V.Good condition. Also included are several A4 newsletter issued to the period of upheaval in 1979 when the society had to vacate its Victoria Road site and move their collection to Shane's Castle, Co.Antrim. V.SCARCE.SOLD

113. "The Starter" - magazine of the N W of Ireland Rly Society - 1991 edition - 24 pages plus card cover. V.Good condition.SOLD 114. "The Starter" - magazine of the N W of Ireland Rly Society - Vol.2. No.4 (Summer 1993) 24 pages plus card cover. V.Good condition.SOLD

115. Walk the Line - Pocket Guide to The Old Railway Line Walk Westport. Pub.Westport Civic Trust (2009). 88 pages, profusely illustrated with colour images. Good condition with slightly bumped corners. Scarce.€10 116. Gt.Southern Railways "Dublin Queenstown Mail" an unused postcard by railway artist Barnard Way, published by Raphael Tuck & Co.€5

117. CIE Dublin Suburban Passenger Timetable - Nov.1984 - the second DART timetable issued. Pages age toned but nice clean condition. Partial separation of front cover. A good example of a scarce publication.€10 118. "Cuisle" January 1950, 48 pages - includes articles on 'The Fascination of Model Rlys'; 'When the Rly Came to Galway'; 'Recording the Centenary Run' and '1949 Transport Diary. In fairly good condition for a 72-year-old magazine. V.Scarce.€5

119. CIE Public Train Timetable 2nd April 1973. Card cover, mint unused condition.Scarce.€10

121. Locomotive Compendium Ireland by Colin Boocock. Ian Allan Publishing (2009). For enthusiasts of Irish railways this book will be the ultimate reference guide. It summarises the purpose and principal features of each locomotive design ever to run on the railways since 1949, and illustrates all the significant differences between locomotives within a class. In good condition save for slight corner wear some marking on the Contents page. Priced to sell.SOLD

124. The Dingle Train by David Rowlands, Walter McGrath and Tom Francis. Pub.Plateway Press (1996). A short history, accidents and incidents, a chapter on "The Lore and Legend of the Dingle Train" a description of the route, lots of photos. and drawings - engines and stock with a little on the ill-fated revival scheme. Hardback with dust jacket, 160 pages, black & white photographs, map, drawings.SOLD

125. Northern Counties Railway by J.R.L.Currie. Vol.1.(1845-1903) Pub.David & Charles (1973) The detailed definitive history of this important Irish railway company with approximately 250 miles of line mostly in NE Ireland from Belfast through to Londonderry. 294 pages, hardback with a very clean interior - some sun tanning to front of dustwrapper.€10 126. Northern Counties Railway by J.R.L.Currie. Vol.2. (1903-1972) Pub.David & Charles (1974) The detailed definitive history of this important Irish railway company with approximately 250 miles of line mostly in NE Ireland from Belfast through to Londonderry. 248 pages, hardback with a very clean interior.€10

127. Railway History in Pictures by Alan McCutcheon. Vol.1. Pub.David & Charles (1969) This volume deals mainly with the coming of the railways and includes sections on early locomotives; railway architecture and design (pre-1870). Hardback, 112 pages. Very good condition - neat inscription inside front cover and slight tear to front of dustwrapper.SOLD 128. Railway History in Pictures by Alan McCutcheon. Vol.2. Pub.David & Charles (1971) This volume deals with railway development and decline post 1900. Hardback, 112 pages,150 illustrations. Very good condition - neat inscription inside front cover.SOLD

129. North West of Ireland Rly Society, Victoria Road, Derry - B+W print (4"x 6").€5 130. With the Queen to Killarney by Randal McDonnell. Pub.Sealy, Bryers & Walker, Middle Abbey Street, Dublin (1900). Hardback, 98 pages by the author including 'With the Queen to Killarney', 'A tale of a Southern Express' and 'Round the Inchicore Works'. Also 32 pages of advertising of other works from the publishers. A really unusual work and the only copy that I have ever come across in more than 40 years of collecting. Generally very good condition with light foxing to rear end papers.SOLD

131. Ben Bulben RPSI railtour brochure. 20 pages plus paper cover, illustrated, very slight crease to cover.€5 132. Cavan & Leitrim Railway Guide Book and Stock List. 1st edition (May 1994)
36 pages plus card cover, illustrated with photographs and drawings.
Cover a bit the worse for wear but a nice clean interior. Scarce in any condition.€12

135. The Castlederg and Victoria Bridge Tramway by Dr.E M Patterson. Pub.Colourpoint Books (1998)
This 7 mile long narrow gauge (3ft) line was situated entirely within County Tyrone, linking the market town of Castlederg through Spamount, Crew and Fyfin to Victoria Bridge (a junction with the main line of the Great Northern Railway). The line followed the course of the road for almost its entire length and operated from 1883 until 1933.
Softback, 96 pages, illustrated. A 'working' copy is the best way to describe this item - reflected in the price.SOLD
136. Hotels of the GSR - 16 page booklet (size 6" x 3"), illustrated - rusty staples removed and a small hole on front cover. An extremely scarce item in nice clean condition.SOLD

137. CIE Mulrany Hotel 1949 Menu. In well used condition but a scarce and collectable piece of ephemera.€10

139. Ireland Gem of the Sea: Vol.I. Dublin, Wicklow and the South-East. Published by the Great Southern Railways (1932)
(9" x 8") brochure, 33 pages of illustrated travelogue plus numerous pages of illustrated period advertising. Cover worn but otherwise in very good condition. Folded but that was the original design of the brochure. Good map of the GSR network on last page. Scarce.€12
140. Ireland Gem of the Sea: Vol.II. Cork, Killarney and Kerry. Published by the Great Southern Railways (1932)
(9" x 8") brochure, 28 pages of illustrated travelogue plus numerous pages of illustrated period advertising. Cover worn but otherwise in very good condition. Rusty staples removed. Folded but that was the original design of the brochure. Good map of the GSR network on last page. Scarce.SOLD

141. The Narrow Gauge Charm of Yesterday by Ivo Peters. Pub.Oxford Publishing (1976)
Superb photo album covering selected narrow gauge lines in the British Isles - Schull & Skibbereen, Tralee & Dingle, Furzebrook railway, the Northamptonshire Ironstone lines, Welsh quarry lines (Penrhyn & Dinorwic) and the Isle of Man Railway. 120 pages, 250 photo plates. VG copy in very slightly worn dust wrapper. €8
142. Thro' Rare West Kerry: Tralee & Dingle Railway (1911)
A 1989 fascimile of the original guidebook published by the Tralee & Dingle Railway. 36 pages plus card cover, illustrated and full of period advertising together with a synopsis of the plan to reinstate a section of the railway from Tralee to Blennerville. The railway did reopen for several years but has since fallen into dereliction again.
Brand new old stock and very scarce.€6

143. Welsh Highland Railway: 25th Anniversary Stocklist & Commemorative (1989)
A5 guidebook, illustrated, 32 pages plus light card cover, in excellent condition.€1

158. By Rail Through the Heart of Ireland by Padraic O'Farrell. Pub.Mercier Press (1990)
1st edition, softback, large format, 88 pages illustrated with b/w photographs. Signed copy.
Good clean condition throughout.€10

159. A view from the DART by Vincent Caprani. Pub.MO Books, Dublin (1988)
The author explores his native Dublin, regaling the reader with its characters and traditions, landmarks and stories as viewed from the DART rail system.
Large format softcover, 142 pages, illustrated with b/w drawings by Desmond McCarthy.
In good overall condition.€10
160. The Belfast & County Down Railway by Edward M.Patterson. Pub.David & Charles (1982)
Hardback, 48 pages with many b/w photographs.
Foxing to several pages, otherwise clean but really only a 'working' copy hence the price.€3

163. The Trains Long Departed: Ireland's Lost Railways by Tom Ferris. Pub.Gill & Macmillan (2010)
The Trains Long Departed tells the story of Ireland's lost railways, the repository of optimism, disappointment and nostalgia. The first Irish railway was established as early as 1834 and by 1914 the network covered the entire island. However, the development of the internal combustion engine, combined with the inherent unprofitability of many of the smaller and more remote lines resulted in a drastic cull of the system in the course of the twentieth century.
Illustrated hardback with dustwrapper. This is an unloved 'reading' copy and while clean has not been cared for - priced accordingly.SOLD
164. Railway Picture Postcards by Maurice I.Bray. Moorland Publishing (1986)
Large format, softcover, 240 pages with numerous b/w and colour photographs.
Battered condition and priced accordingly.€2

165. The Railway Magazine May 1937 - Special Irish supplement.
Contents incls: Some Notable Ulster Tramways; Permanent Way in the Free State;
British Loco Performance:the NCC section; New Rolling Stock GSR; The Irish International Mainline.
Light foxing to front cover but otherwise in excellent condition. 77 pages of editorial and photographs plus several pages of period advertising.SOLD

168. The Listowel & Ballybunion Railway by A.T.Newham.Pub.Oakwood Press (1989)
Light canvas card cover showing wear. Contents in nice clean condition. 112 pages, photos, maps and diagrams. This is the enlarged edition compiled by Michael Foster incorporating the original booklet by the late A.T.Newham.€8

169. Foyle Valley Railway NWIRS, 12pp, illustrated plus light card cover. Guidebook covering the history of the NWIRS at their first base in the old Victoria Road CDR station in Londonderry. Mint.€8

171. The Works: Celebrating 150 Years of Inchicore Railway Works by Gregg Ryan. Pub.Inchicore Pension and Welfare Association (1996)
This book is not a technical manual - it is not compiled principally with the railway enthusiast in mind. It is about people, the personalities who made Inchicore what it is today, from the great engineers to the labourers, the girls of the 'sewing class' to the boys who entered its gates on grey, January mornings in wartime to begin careers as engine-cleaners, fitters or body-makers.
Soft cover - worn - but otherwise in nice clean condition.96 pages.€12

175. Steam Finale by L H Liddle. Pub.Irish Railway Record Society (1964)
66 pages,ligh laminated card cover, illustrated with b/w photographs, line drawings and tables.
Performance and general locomotive working in the UTA area. Tables of locomotives still extant in 1964.
Includes loose supplement dated March 1965. Don't be put off by the strange blackish cover photograph - problem is with phone camera - book is like new!SOLD

176. The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) Past, Present & Future by Kevin Murray. Pub.Great Northern Railway Co. (1944)
Contents: The Ulster Railway, The Dublin & Drogheda Railway, The Dublin & Belfast Junction Railway, The Irish North-Western Railway, The Great Northern Railway (Ireland), Locomotives, Railcars, Rolling Stock, The Reconstruction of the Boyne Viaduct, Dundalk Works, The Emergency, The Future. With 82 b/w photographs.
Soft cover, 148 pages. While the contents are crisp and clean, the covers and end papers are foxed and grubby. Expensive and scarce this would be worth getting rebound as a hardback.SOLD

178. Tales of the Permanent Way: Stories from the Heart of Ireland's Railways by Michael Barry. Pub.Andalus Press.
With a different and fresh look at the human face of the railways, Michael Barry brings his unique insight as a railway engineer to this fascinating part of Ireland’s history and heritage. Illustrated by a splendid collection of historical photographs and engravings, this book tells the little-known story which lies at the heart of the railway. Highly readable, it skilfully interweaves the history with the stories of the people who keep Ireland’s railways on track.
Hardback in excellent condition, 160 pages, full colour with over 180 photos and illustrations.SOLD

179. Snowdon Mountain Railway, Llanberis - Official Souvenir Guide.
Size A5, 16 pages plus glossy card cover, with colour illustrations. Mint condition.€2
180. Transport Preservation in Ireland (2005) plus 2007 supplement. Pub.Chicken Rock Publishing (2005).
Outspoken publication which calls it as it is.
A5 Guide book and later supplement. Mint unread condition.SOLD

181. Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway: An Irish Railway Pictorial by Steve Flanders. Pub.Midland Publishing (1997).
Large format, softcover, 64 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs.Laminated cover.
Has suffered water damage at some stage in the past and is best described as a 'working' copy. Priced accordingly.€3
182. The LMS in Ireland: An Irish Railway Pictorial by Mark Kennedy. Pub.Midland Publishing (2001)
Pictorial account of the LMS owned NCC lines in Northern Ireland.
Large format sofftcover, 96 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs.
In good clean, read, condition.SOLD

183. The Harcourt Street Line: Back on Track by Brian Mac Aongusa. Pub.Currach Press (2003)
Account of the old Harcourt Street line which closed in 1958, but is now partially re-opened as part of the LUAS Green Line.
Large format hardback, 112 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs.
Has been read but in good condition in a good dustwrapper.SOLD
184. Falling Gradient: Limerick's Railway Connections - the People & the Times by Joe Coleman. Self-published (2016)
Covers the building of the lines radiating out of the city, the places they served, the people that built them and the people that worked them. The social history spans more than 170 years, taking in the Great Famine of the 1840s, the Great War, The 1916 Rising, The War of Independence, The General Strike, the Civil War, The Emergency, and the bitter Railway Strike of 1950/51.
Large format softcover (12" x 8.5"), 464 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. Like new. Signed.SOLD

186. The West Clare Railway by Patrick Taylor. Plateway Press (1994).
Hardcover, 224pp, profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. Mint condition.SOLD

187. North West of Ireland Railway Society
Railway Museum, 6 Victoria Road, Londonderry
Official Guide – 1973
Ten typed pages.SOLD
188. North West of Ireland Railway Society
Newsletter No.12. January 1975
12 typed pages plus paper cover.SOLD

189. North West of Ireland Railway Society
Newsletter No.13. March 1975
14 typed pages plus light card cover.
Has been folded at some time in its life.SOLD
190. North West of Ireland Railway Society
September 1975
11 typed foolscap pages, plan for the Foyle Valley RailwaySOLD

191. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
No.1. December 1975
A5, twenty pages plus paper cover. Includes photos and drawings.SOLD
192. North West of Ireland Railway Society
Interim newsletter – April 1976
Four typed foolscap pages.SOLD

193. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
No.2. June 1976
A5, twenty pages plus paper cover. Includes photos and drawings.SOLD
194. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
No.3. Winter 1976/77
A5, twenty pages plus card cover. Includes photos and drawings.SOLD

195. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
No.4. Summer 1977
A5, twenty pages plus card cover. Includes photos and drawings.SOLD
196. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
No.5. Winter 1977/78
A5, twenty pages plus card cover. Includes photos and drawings.SOLD

197. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
Vol.2. No.1. 1990
A5, twenty four pages plus card cover.SOLD
198. "The Starter" - Journal of the N W of Ireland Rly Society
Un-numbered. 1991
A5, twenty four pages plus card cover.SOLD

199. Foyle Valley Railway, 12pp, illustrated plus light card cover. Guidebook covering the history of the NWIRS at their first base in the old Victoria Road CDR station in Londonderry. Mint. Also includes North West of Ireland Railway Society (5) assorted membership leaflets.€8 200. Rails through Connemara: The Galway Clfden Railway by Jonathan Beaumont. Pub.Oakwood Press (2021)
The book begins with an account of Connemara, in the west of Ireland, and the various schemes put forward to link its two main settlements, Galway and Clifden. The first of these was proposed in 1860, but it was over 30 years before the line was built by the Midland Great Western Railway who operated it until 1925 when the government shied away from Nationalisation but merged all railways operating only in Irish Free State into Great Southern Railways. The line closed in 1935. There are eleven chapters including Train Services, Locomotives and Rolling Stock and Road Services. Appendices include the Shantalla Siding, Tourism and the Recess Hotel, The Ulster & Connaught Light Railway and The Marconi Railway, Clifden. Profusely illustrated.
Softback in as new condition. SOLD

201. Irish Railways in Pictures: No.1.The Great Northern. Pub.IRRS (London Area) 1976.
Paperback, 1st edition. 32 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs. Bright and clean internally. €7

203. The Works: Celebrating 150 Years of Inchicore Railway Works by Gregg Ryan. Pub.Inchicore Pension and Welfare Association (1996)
This book is not a technical manual - it is not compiled principally with the railway enthusiast in mind. It is about people, the personalities who made Inchicore what it is today, from the great engineers to the labourers, the girls of the 'sewing class' to the boys who entered its gates on grey, January mornings in wartime to begin careers as engine-cleaners, fitters or body-makers.
Soft cover, in nice clean condition. 96 pages. illustrated. €15
204. Great Southern Railways: Appendix to the Working Timetable 1st March 1935 until further notice.
Two hundred and fifty pages of fascinating information for the the serious enthusiast, All sorts of operating instructions, dimensions of turntables, location and capacity of water towers, accomodation crossings, lengths of platforms etc. All bound in a canvas cover. This particular copy, while being in very good overall condition, has seen the addition of pages from the weekly circular stapled in at various times and these staples have started to rust. They can easily be removed but that is for the new owner to undertake. Once to be found in every signal cabin in the country they have become almost impossible to find as the former were replaced by CTC. SOLD

205. Irish Locomotives and Rolling Stock (1997) Pub.Irish Traction Group
Comprehensive list of all locomotives, multiple units, coaching stock, and civil engineering vehicles of both Iarnrod Eireann and Northern Ireland Railways. Also includes guide to railway preservation sites/museums with lists of all preserved locomotives, railcars, trams and coaching stock. Ill. b/w photos. 80 pages. MINT CONDITION. SOLD

207. Rails to Wexford: a journey through time and place by Gus Geraghty. (2020)
Large format (8.5" x 11") softcover, illustrated, 50 pages. In very good condition. €10

209. Souvenir Menu from Special Train for Press during the visit of US President Ronald Reagan to Ireland from the 1st/4th June 1984. Double sided. Size: (8" x 8"). Mint condition. €10

210. CIE CIRCULARS FROM THE VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II TO IRELAND IN 1979
In almost pristine condition - no hand written annotations or other marks. The main volume is a substantial foolscap production stapled to card detailing timings of the huge number of special trains.
Also two A5 booklets with amendments to Provincial Buses and Trains. Plus an article from the January 1980 Railway Magazine. A rare opportunity to pick-up a copy of this unique item in fine condition.SOLD

211. The Works: Celebrating 150 Years of Inchicore Railway Works by Gregg Ryan. Pub.Inchicore Pension and Welfare Association (1996)
This book is not a technical manual - it is not compiled principally with the railway enthusiast in mind. It is about people, the personalities who made Inchicore what it is today, from the great engineers to the labourers, the girls of the 'sewing class' to the boys who entered its gates on grey, January mornings in wartime to begin careers as engine-cleaners, fitters or body-makers.
Soft cover, in pristine condition. Profusely illustrated, 96 pages.€20

214. Locos & Rolling Stock of CIE & NIR. 1st Edtion (1979) Hirsch & Doyle
Pocket size publication covering all Irish Locomotives and rolling stock (including freight wagons). 96pp, illustrated with photos. Laminated card cover slightly yellowed with age but nice bright, unmarked interior.SOLD

216. CIE Mainline Train Timetable - 1971/72
A substantial booklet produced in an era when somebody had the wit to include Ads for all their products such as the Great Southern Hotels, Furniture Removals etc.
Cover worn but with a nice clean interior. 154 pages plus rail system map.€10

217. The Dundalk, Newry & Greenore Railway by D.S.M. Barrie. Pub.Oakwood Press (1957)
Hardcover. An ex.Library book in worn dust jacket, 68 pages, b/w illustrations. Maps to front and rear pastedowns. Scarce in any condition and so much better than the paperback edition.SOLD

219. Coastal Passenger Steamers and Inland Navigations in the South of Ireland by D.B.McNeill.
No.6.Transport Handbook: Belfast Museum & Art Gallery
Brief account of shipping on the canals, rivers and coasts of Southern Ireland. 44 pages + plates. VG copy in light card cover.€10
220. COASTAL PASSENGER STEAMERS AND INLAND NAVIGATIONS IN THE NORTH OF IRELAND BY D.B.McNeill.
No.3.Transport Handbook: Belfast Museum & Art Gallery
Account of passenger shipping on the canals, rivers and coastal waters of Northern Ireland. 32 pages + 10 pages of plates. VG copy in light card cover.€10

221. North Irish Channel Services by A.W.H.Pearsall
No.4. Transport Handbook: Belfast Museum and Art Gallery
1st ed. Softback. 32 pages plus illustrations and a fold out route map at rear. In mint condition.€10

222. The Phoenix. No.7. Autumn 1993
South Donegal Railway Restoration Society
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated, in mint, unread condition.€3
223. The Phoenix. No.6. Spring 1993
South Donegal Railway Restoration Society
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated, in damaged but very clean condition - priced accordingly.€3

224. The Phoenix. No.4. Summer 1992
South Donegal Railway Restoration Society
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated. Used, acceptable condition.€3
225. The Phoenix. No.5. Winter 1992
South Donegal Railway Restoration Society
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated, in damaged but very clean condition - priced accordingly.€3

226. The Phoenix. No.8. Summer 1994
South Donegal Railway Restoration Society
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated. Used, acceptable condition.€3
227. The Phoenix. No.9. Summer 1995
South Donegal Railway Restoration Society
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated. Used, acceptable condition.€3

228. Donegal's Railway Heritage: South Donegal No. 1: A Visitor's Guide. Pub.SDRRS (1994)
40 pages plus card cover, illustrated. Clean copy but has been sat on by an elephant at some stage - priced to sell.€3

230. The Hill of Howth Tramway by R.C.Flewitt. Pub.Transport Research Associates (1968)
Detailed history of Ireland's best known tramway which ran to the top of the Hill of Howth just north of Dublin. 64pp + folding map, photos & diagrams.
In excellent condition. Scarce.SOLD
231. Belfast Corporation Tramways 1905-1954 by J.M.Maybin. Pub.Light Rail Transit Association (1981)
Softback. 84 pages including covers. Printed on glossy paper and illustrated throughout with black and white photographs.
In as new condition.SOLD

232. The Bessbrook and Newry Tramway by A.T.Newham. Pub.Oakwood Press (1979)
1st edition, paperback, 34 pages including sixteen photographs and maps.
In as new condition. Scarce.€5
233. Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway by N.W.Sprinks. Pub.IRRS (1970)
1st edition. Standard history of this well known Irish cross - border line which closed in 1957. 154 pages with photos and maps. VG copy in card covers€10

234. The Baronial Lines of the MGWR: Loughrea and Ballinrobe by Padraig O'Cuimin. Pub.Transport Research Associates (1972)
History of two lines in Ireland operated by the MGWR, built under baronial guarantees. Loughrea & Attymon Light Railway and Ballinrobe & Claremorris Light Railway. 88 pages with b/w photos. Laminated card cover. Very good copy. Very scarce.SOLD

236. IRRS Journal No.22..Vol.5. Spring 1958
Featured topics: The Ben Bulben Barytes Railway; Irish Sea Railway Steamers; Irish Rlys in 1857 and UTA Locomotive Performance.
40 pages plus cover, illustrated with b/w photographs. Also includes Bulletin.No.4. October 1963 and an index to the IRRS Journal 1955-57.
In good condition but paper outer wrapper well worn. Scarce.€5

241. IRRS Journals Vol.16. Nos.96/98 1985
Featured topics include: Dublin Area Transit; 1947 and the Oil Burners; Specials for Thurles; the Cahir Accident 1955; Irish Railways in 1879; The Royal Visit of 1953; and the Newry & Armagh Railway.In good unread (?) condition but some foxing to covers.€8

242. IRRS Journals Vol.16. Nos.99/100 1986
Featured topics include: Limerick-Rosslare-London 1983; Farewell to the 70-class; Mail Services by Rail; and Camden Fort Revisited.
In good condition but some wear to covers.€8
243. IRRS Journals Vol.17. No.109. June 1989
Featured topics include: Dublin Area Transit; 1947 and the Oil Burners; Specials for Thurles; the Cahir Accident 1955; Irish Railways in 1879; The Royal Visit of 1953; and the Newry & Armagh Railway.In good unread (?) condition but some foxing to covers.€5

244. IRRS Journals Vol.17. Nos.111/113 1990
Featured topics include: Athenry to Ennis; La Grange Locomotives; Steaming to the Fair; and the Howth Branch
In good condition but some shelf wear to covers.€10
245. IRRS Journals Vol.18, Nos.120/122 - 1993
Featured topics include: Three Incidents; Downpatrick & Ardglass Railway; City Gold; Witham Street to Cultra; and Greenisland Loop.
In excellent condition and appear unread.€10

246. IRRS Journals Vol.18.123 & 125 - 1994
Featured topics include: GAA Football Finals 1953-54; the GBR(I) Crisis 1938; Slip Carriages in Ireland; and New GM Locomotives for IE.
In good condition.€8
247. IRRS Journals Vol.19. Nos.126/128 - 1995
Featured topics include: Belfast Cross-Harbour Link; the Greystones Shuttle; Mullingar and the Railway; Nprth Channel Tunnel Proposal.
All in good condition but cover creasing on June and October issues.€10

248. IRRS Journals Vol.19. Nos.129/131 - 1996
Featured topics include: Baltic Tanks of the B&CDR; Railway Letter Service; The Milne Report; and Iarnrod Eireann 1996/7 Timetables.
In excellent, unread condition.€10
249. IRRS Journal Vol.19. No.132 - February 1997
Featured topics include: Poyntzpass; Pearse (Westland Row) Station; Presidential Visit.
Excellent, unread condition.€5

250. IRRS Journal Vol.21. No.149 - October 2002
Featured topics include: Kingsbridge (a photographic feature); Central Europe Holiday; and Irish Railway News.
In excellent, unread condition.€5
251. IRRS Journal Vol.21. Nos.150/15 - 2003
Featured topics include: Irish Rail Signalling; Baldoyle Races and the Railway; the Strategic Rail Review; and Irish Railway Signalling.
In excellent, unread condition.€8

All items below are new additions since the previous catalogue.


252. Irish Rail Tour - 3rd to 10th June, 1961 (run by the Irish Railway Record Society in association with the RCTS and the Stephenson Locomotive Society. 20 pages + card cover, illustrated with quality b/w photographs. Mark to front cover but contents crisp and clean. * Star item. €15

253. Five Foot Three: No.22. Summer 1978
32 pages plus card cover. In good overall condition but sticker on front cover - buyer can try removing! €3
254. Five Foot Three: No.27. Spring 1982
38 pages plus card cover. Grubby cover but contents clean - priced to sell.€3

255. Five Foot Three: No.29. Winter 1983/84
48 pages plus card cover. Good overall condition.€4
256. Five Foot Three: No.40. Winter 1993/94
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. VG condition. €5

257. Five Foot Three: No.46. Winter 1999/2000
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w colour photos. Good condition but slight foxing to outside covers. €4
258. Five Foot Three: No.48. Winter 2001/02
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition but covers foxed. €4

259. Five Foot Three: No.49. Winter 2002/03
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition - small sticker mark to top right corner front cover. €5
260. Five Foot Three: No.51. Winter 2004/05
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition - small sticker mark to top right corner front cover. €5

261. Five Foot Three: No.52. Winter 2005/06
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. VG condition. €5
262. Five Foot Three: No.56. Winter 2009/10
60 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Good condition. €5

263. Five Foot Three: No.57. Winter 2010/11
68 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Good condition. €5
264. Five Foot Three: No.62. March 2017
60 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. VG condition. €5

265. Five Foot Three: No.64. March 2019
80 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Excellent VG condition. €5
266. Tralee & Dingle Railway by P.B Whitehouse. Pub.Locomotive Publishing Co. (1957)
Hardback in an unusually well preserved dustwrapper. Neat signature of previous owner on front endpaper.
The first account of this well known Irish narrow gauge railway, written shortly after final closure.
69pp + drawings and maps, profusely illustrated. Excellent overall condition.€15

267. 35 Years of NIR: 1967 to 2002 by Jonathan Allen. Colourpoint Press (2003)
History of the first 35 years of Northern Ireland Railways following its formation in 1967.
Softback, 160 pages, illustrated and with full roster of rolling stock operated over the years.
In excellent condition.€10
268. Irish Metro-Vick Diesels by Barry Carse. Pub Colourpoint Books (1996).
48 pages plus card cover. In excellent condition. SOLD

269. Dublin & South Eastern Railway by Ernie Shepherd and Gerry Beesley. Midland Publishing (1998).
The complete history of the railway. Locomotives, rolling stock, services, accidents, catering,
course of the line. 160pages, ill. b/w photos. Nice clean condition.SOLD
270. Thro' Rare West Kerry: Tralee & Dingle Railway (1911)
A 1989 fascimile of the original guidebook published by the Tralee & Dingle Railway.
36 pages plus card cover, illustrated and full of period advertising together with a synopsis
of the plan to reinstate a section of the railway from Tralee to Blennerville. The railway did reopen
for several years but has since fallen into dereliction again.
Brand new old stock and very scarce.€6

271. LUAS - Dublin's Light Rail System by Stephen Hirsch. Pub.IRRS (2005)
The planning, infrastructure, routes, rolling stock, services and future
of this new system is revealed. 48 pages, 40 photos (38 in colour).
Worn cover but with a nice clean interior. Priced to sell.€3
272. Trains, Coal and Turf. Transport in Emergency Ireland by Peter Rigney. Pub.Irish Academic Press (2010)
Soft cover, 244 pages plus photographs, maps, tables etc. In excellent condition. SOLD

273. Lost Lines: Ireland by Nigel Weldon. Pub.Ian Allan (2006)
Some 35 lines, both broad and narrow gauge that once operated in Ireland are covered.
Each chapter gives a history of the line and its current status.
Softcover, 128 pages profusely illustrated with high quality b/w photographs. Fine condition.SOLD
274. Dark Days and Brighter Days for Northern Ireland Railways by Edwin McMillan. Pub.Blackstaff Press (2016)
The railway system that makes up Northern Ireland Railways was formed in 1967 and remains open to this
day despite threats of closure and the devastating effects of the 'Troubles'. The author has been an NIR employee for 40 years.
Softcover, large format, 288 pages, illustrated. In mint condition.€10

275. Railways in Ireland: Part.3. by Martin Bairstow.(2009)
An illustrated account of the D&SER, MGWR, Royal Mail Route, Fishguard & Rosslare and Dublin United Tramways
Softcover, 128 pages, profusely illustrated. Excellent condition.€10
276. Irish Railway Photographers: Rail Runabout by Sam Somerville. Pub.Colourpoint (2006)
A look at Northern Ireland Railways from 1975 to 2005.
Softcover, 64 pages plus cover. 57 photographs. Signed copy with slight cover wear.€8

277. Rails Around Cork and Kerry: An Irish Railway Pictorial by Michael H C Baker. Pub.Ian Allan (2005)
A photographic album recounting the fascinating railway heritage of Cork and Kerry, with an emphasis on the post World War.II. era.
Large format, soft cover, 80 pages, profusely illustrated. Slight creasing to cover otherwise in good condition.€10
278. Irish Broad Gauge Carriages by Desmond Coakham. Midland Publishing (2004)
A pictorial introduction. 1st edition. Large format, soft cover, 96 pages plus cover, profusely illustrated. VG condition.SOLD

279. Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours Company: An Illustrated History by Ernie Shepherd, Pub.Colourpoint Books (2015)
At the height of its existence, the Fishguard & Rosslare Railways & Harbours Company owned a total of 104 miles of track in Ireland
as well as just short of a mile of line at Fishguard Harbour. The Company is now jointly owned by Irish Rail and Stena
Large format, soft cover, 288 pages. Profusely illustrated and in mint condition. * Star item.SOLD
280. The Railways of the Republic of Ireland: A Pictorial Survey of the G.S.R. & C.I.E. 1925-75 by Michael H C Baker. Pub.Bradford Barton (1975)
Hardback, 96 pages. Some cover wear but a nice clean interior.€6

281. The Railways of Ireland Past and Present: Dublin by Michael H C Baker. Pub.Past & Present Publishing (1997)
Hardback in a quality protective cover. 250+ b/w and colour photographs. In mint condition. * Star item.€10
282. Irish Traction in Colour by Derek Huntriss. Pub.Ian Allan (2011)
Hardback, 96 pages of full colour photographs. In excellent condition.€10

283. The Waterford, Limerick and Western Railway by Ernie Shepherd. Pub.Ian Allan (2006)
This well illustrated volume describes the complex history of the W.L.& W R and its constituents. Separate chapters deal with topics such as locomotives and rolling stock, the course
of the line and accidents. Hardback, 160 pages, illustrated and in excellent condition.€10
284. Cork, Bandon & South Coast Railway by Ernie Shepherd. Midland Publishing (2005)
One of the 'big four' companies which formed the Great Southern Railways at the Irish grouping in 1925.
The system operated over about 100 route miles and like so many Irish companies its history was complex and the finances were fraught at times.
Hardback, 144 pages, illustrated. In excellent condition.€10

285. The Midland Great Western Railway by Ernie Shepherd. Midland Publishing (1994)
Full of interesting details on the history, locos, coaches, rolling stock with some drawings of each. Lots of social
history surrounding the railway and with a brilliant selection of photos.
Hardback, 144 pages, illustrated. In very good condition.€10
286. RPSI American Mail Railtour brochure - 3 Day Railtour - May 2000.
Dublin (Heuston) - Cobh - Limerick Junction - Waterford - Dublin (Connolly) - Belfast - Whitehead.
48 pages plus cover, b/w photographs. Good condition but foxing to covers.€5

287. RPSI Ben Bulben Diesel Railtour - 10th May 2013
Dublin (Connolly - Sligo - Connolly).
32 pages plus card cover. VG condition.€5
288. RPSI Burma Road Railtour - 31st May/1st June 1975.
Dublin - Claremorris - Sligo - Claremorris - Dublin - Belfast
A5, 20 pages plus cover, illustrated. Very abused, grubby copy which has been folded in half at some stage. Rare in any condition.SOLD

289. RPSI Dalriada Railtour - May 2010
Northern Ireland based three-day railtour.
A5, 64 pages, profusely illustrated with b/w photos.VG condition.€5
290. RPSI Plains of Mayo Railtour - 10th/12th May 2003
Dublin - Westport - Ballina - Connolly - Belfast and Whitehead.
A5, 44 pages plus cover, illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

291. RPSI Golden Vale Railtour - 11th/13th May 2013.
Dublin (Connolly) - Waterford - Limerick and back via Nenagh branch.
A5, 88 pages plus cover, illustrated with b/w photos. VG condition.€5
292. RPSI South Clare Railtour - 12th/14th May 2012.
Dublin (Connolly) - Ennis via Athenry - Limerick - Nenagh - Connolly - Belfast.
A5, 88 pages plus cover, illustrated with b/w photos. VG condition.€5

293. RPSI Knocknarea Railtour - 11th/13th May 1996.
Dublin (Connolly) - Sligo - Dublin (Connolly) - Belfast - Whitehead.
A5, 36 pages, illustrated with b/w photos. Pristine interior but with creasing to spine.€5
294. RPSI Mount Brandon Railtour - 13th/15th May 1989.
Dublin (Kingsbridge) - Tralee - Dublin (Amiens Street) - Belfast - Bangor - Whitehead.
A5, 40 pages plus cover, b/w photos. Grubby cover, some dog-earing but generally clean interior.€5

295. RPSI South Wexford Diesel Railtour - 7th May 2010.
A5, 52 pages, b/w photos, gradient plans etc. Good condition.SOLD
296. RPSI Suir Valley Railtour - 14th/16th May 2005.
Dublin (Pearse) - Rosslare Strand - Waterford - Limerick - Waterford - Dublin (Connolly) via Lavistown Curve - Belfast.
A5, 64 pages, detailed route description, b/w photos, Good condition.€5

297. RPSI Silvermine Diesel Railtour - 9th September 2011.
Dublin (Connolly) - Ballybrophy - Nenagh - Limerick - Limerick Junction (avoiding curve) - Dublin (Connolly)
A5, 36 pages, detailed route description, b/w photos, Good condition.€5
298. The Top Link Railtour - 30th January - 1st February 2009.
Whitehead - Dublin - Cork - Dublin - Belfast - Whitehead.
A5, 44 pages plus cover, b/w photos, gradient plans etc. Mint condition.€5

299. Shannon Railtour - 14th/16th May 1988.
28 pages, plus cover, illustrated. Slightly grubby cover.€5
300. RPSI Dublin (Connolly to Mullingar) Guide
Generic guide to the rail route which is used by many Dublin based RPSI steam operations.
A5, 24 pages, illustrated with b/w photos. As new.€5

301. STEAM 1977
A5 guide to the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland.
28 pages including cover. Fair condition.€2
302. The Lough Swilly Railway by Edward Patterson (1988)
First published in 1964 this is a revised edition.
Age related browning to pages but otherwise near mint condition.
Hardback, 189 pages, illustrated with b/w photos and drawings.SOLD

303. Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway by N.W.Sprinks (1980)
First published in 1970, this is the 2nd edition published by the IRRS.
Softcover, 160 pages with many b/w photos.
Nice clean interior but cover age worn. Priced to sell.SOLD
304. The Sunny Side of Ireland. 2nd edition circa 1900/02. Pub.Alex Thom (Dublin)
Travel guide to the places served by Great Southern & Western Railway.(Dublin)
Includes a chapter on the natural history of the south and west of Ireland by R. Lloyd Praeger.vHardback in generally good condition, 320 pages, illustrated with 130 b/w photos, period advertising and 7 full colour maps.SOLD

305. Irish Standard Gauge Railways by Tom Middlemass. Pub.David & Charles (1981)
Hardback, 96 pages, b/w photographs. Clean condition but with slight browing to page edges. Priced to sell.€6
306. Irish Railways in Pictures No2. The Midland Great Western Line (IRRS London) 1990.
33 pages, glossy paperback photo album with extended captions.A brief survey of the Midland Great Western Rly.
In good condition.€6

307. Outline of Irish Railway History by H.C.Casserley. Pub.David & Charles (1974).
303 pages, with numerous black and white photographs and maps plus a fold-out map.
good condition but one page of photographs has become detached. Priced to sell.SOLD

308. In the Tracks of the West Clare Railway by Edmund Lenihan. Pub.The Mercier Press (1991)
Large format soft cover, 242 pages, b/w photographs. Generally good condition.€7
309. The County Donegal Railways. A History of the Narrow-Gauge Railways of North-West Ireland, Part One by Edward M Patterson. Pub.David & Charles (1969)
Hardback, B/W photographs, fold out tables, track plans etc. Dustwrapper worn but a nice clean interior.SOLD

310. ITG "The Beet Campaigner" Railtour 26/11/1994.
A5 booklet, 24 page route itinerary, maps etc. Good condition.€5
311. ITG "The Yankee Explorer" Railtour 23/3/1996.
A5 booklet, 28 page route itinerary, maps etc. Good condition.€5

312. ITG The "141 Class Farewell" Railtour 6/3/2010
A5 booklet, 16 page route itinerary, photos etc. Good condition.€5
313. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.40. August 1999.
A5, 24 pages plus card cover, good condition save for a mark on front cover.€5

314. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.84. August 2010
A5, 44 pages, colour photos, good condition.€5
315. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.68. August 2006.
A5 size, 40 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5

316. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.76. August 2008.
A5 size, 80 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5
317. Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.85. November 2010.
A5 size, 72 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5

318. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.96. August 2013.
A5 size, 40 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5
319. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.97. November 2013.
A5 size, 68 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5

320. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.100. August 2014.
A5 size, 64 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5
321. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.103. May 2015.
A5 size, 40 pages, ill.with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5

322. The Irish Mail: Journal of the ITG No.109. November 2016.
A5 size, 80 pages, ill. with colour and b/w photographs. VG condition.€5
323. Irish Railways Traction & Travel by Peter Jones. Metro Enterprises (1987) 1st edition.
A complete guide to all Irish Rail & Northern Ireland Railways locomotives and coaching stock plus loco diagrams and distance tables. Includes b/w and colour plates. MINT.€10

324. Irish Railways: Locomotives, Multiple Units and Trams by Robert Pritchard: No.7 European Handbooks (2013).
Mint condition, 96 pages, colour photographs.€10
325. Coras Iompair Eireann Working Timetable. 1963/64
Grubby covers but contents still clean. 88 pages. Still loads of interesting routes open when this was published.
Includes: Cork & Limerick Direct; Waterford/Mallow; North Kerry and the 'so called' Western Rail Corridor. Increasingly rare in any condition.SOLD

326. West Cork's Railway Heritage Postcards (8)
Published by the West Cork Model Railway Village using the work of well known railway photographers.
Unused and in mint condition.€10
327. County Donegal's Railway Heritage Postcards (8)
Published in aid of the South Donegal Railway Restoration Society using the work of well known English railway enthusiast John Langford.
Unused and in mint condition.€10

328. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.14. Summer 1973.
32 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition. Slighty grubby cover.€5
329. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.15.Winter 1973/74.
48 pages, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5

330. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.16. Summer 1974.
28 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5
331. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.17. Winter 1974/75.
28 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5

332. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.18. Summer 1975.
32 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5
333. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.19. Winter 1975/76
32 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.SOLD

334. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.20. Winter 1976/77.
32 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5
335. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.21. Winter 1977/78.
32 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5

336. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.22. Summer 1978.
32 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition - apart from sticker mark.€5
337. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.23.
Special edition which covers the society's participation in the making of "The First Great Train Robbery" movie.
68 pages, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition with minor corner bumping.€5

338. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.24.Winter 1979/80.
48 pages, plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition - apart from front cover.€5
339. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.25. Winter 1980/81.
48 pages plus cover, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition - apart from a sticker mark and wear to cover.€5

340. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.26. Autumn 1981.
46 pages, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition - save for grubby cover.€5
341. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.27. Spring 1982.
48 pages, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition.€5

342. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.28. Winter 1982/83.
48 pages, ill.b/w photographs. Good condition but cover is heavily foxed.€5
343. Five Foot Three: Railway Preservation Society of Ireland Journal: No.30. Winter 1984/85.
24 pages, ill.b/w photographs. Feature article on the Irish Royal Train of 1903. Good condition.€5

Bear in mind when considering the cost of these excellent Journals that the cheapest annual membership of the IRRS now costs €45/55 (i.e.Three Journals per annum).
Each issue runs to 60+ pages, written by experts and illustrated with high quality colour and b/w photographs. drawings, maps etc.

344. IRRS Journal Vol.25. Nos.177/179 - 2012
Featured topics include: The Giant's Causeway and the Bessbrook & Newry Tramways; The "Stolen" Railway: Parsonstown & Portumna Bridge; Tralee to Castleisland, Dingle & Fenit.
In excellent, unread condition.€10
345. IRRS Journal Vol.25. Nos.180/182 - 2013
Featured topics include: The Great Northern in Monaghan; Boyne Road Cement Branch; Last Train to Tullow; Limerick as a Railway Centre.
In excellent, unread condition.€10

346. IRRS Journal Vol.26. Nos.186/188 - 2015
Featured topics include: The Cork & Macroom Direct Railway; Irish Railway News - Minor and Industrial Railways; Banteer to Kenmare by Steam; DART Underground and Metro North.
In excellent, unread condition.€10
347. IRRS Journal Vol.26. Nos.183/185 - 2014
Featured topics include: The Castlecomer Branch; The GS&WR and the Great War; The Role of the IRRS in Railway Heritage.
In excellent, unread condition.€10

348. IRRS Journal Vol.28. Nos.195/197 - 2018
Featured topics include: Inauguration of Luas Cross City; the Curraduff Viaduct Disaster; Donegal PW Report.
In excellent, unread condition.€10
349. IRRS Journal Vol.27. Nos.189/191 - 2016
Featured topics include: Deutz G-class Locomotives of CIE; Closure of the Donegal Railways System; Forty Years of the 071 Class.
In excellent read condition.€10

350. IRRS Journal Vol.27. Nos.192/194 - 2017
Featured topics include: The Rush Derailment -1963; The Attymon & Clonkeen Peat Bog Railways; 1917 on the Irish Railways.
In excellent read condition.€10
351. The Irish Railway Record Society 1946 -1996: A Commemorative Booklet
60 pages plus cover, illustrated with colour and b/w photos. More information about "the railway records" than you could possibly want to know.
Excellent condition.€5

352. IRRS Journal Vol.5. No.2. Spring 1960
Contents includes: The 1959 Beet Campaign; Dublin Tramways.
72 pages plus light card cover. Age worn cover and pages lightly age browned but in clean condition.€4
353. IRRS Journal Vol.13. Nos.72/74 - 1977
Featured topics include: The Mayo Branch; The Bretland Tracklayer; Waterford & Central Ireland Railway
In good read condition.€8

354. IRRS Journal Vol.13. Nos.75/77 - 1977
Featured topics include: Mechanised Track Maintenance on CIE; Decline and Revival in N.I.; NIR Railcars.
In good read condition.€8
355. IRRS Journal Vol.13. Nos.78/80 - 1979
Featured topics include: Touring by GS&WR in 1902; The Railway Inspectorate; The Drumm Trains.
In good read condition.€8

356. IRRS Journal Vol.14. Nos.81/83 - 1980
Featured topics include: CIE and the Papal Visit; The Lombardstown Accident; CDRJC Coaching Stock.
In good read condition.€8
357. IRRS Journal Vol.14. Nos.87/89 - 1982
Featured topics include: Snow & Blizzard; Waterford, Dungarvan & Lismore Railway; Concrete in Railway Engineering Practice.
In good read condition.SOLD

358. IRRS Journal Vol.15. Nos.90/92 - 1983
Featured topics include: Goods Only Lines 1981; Crossley Diesels of CIE; The Bell Ferry Trains.
In good read condition.€8
359. IRRS Journal Vol.16. Nos.105/107 - 1988
Featured topics include: The MGWR's Cavan Branch; Traffic Management at Merrion Gates; a 20 page feature on Irish Royal Trains.
Issues 105/106 are in good read condition BUT 107 IS DAMAGED and only included for the important item on Royal Trains.€8

360. IRRS Journal Vol.18. Nos.120/122 - 1993
Featured topics include: Downpatrick & Ardglass Railway; City Gold; Witham Street to Cultra.
In good read condition. Issue 121 is damaged - note price reduced.€6
361. IRRS Journal Vol.11. No.61. - June 1973
Featured topics include: CIE Services of 20 years; GSR Coaching Stock.€3

362. IRRS Journal Vol.15. Nos.93/92 - 1984
Featured topics include: The Cork Bandon & South Coast Railway; Dublin Area Rapid Transit 1 & 2.
Two out of three rough copies hence price€5
363. IRRS Journal Vol.15. Nos.102/104 - 1987
Featured topics include: To Dingle in 1951; The Ballinrobe Branch; Tramore Railway Memories.
In good read condition but some foxing to covers of No.102 hence price€6

364. IRRS Journal Vol.15. Nos.108/110 - 1989
Featured topics include: The Athenry & Tuam Railway; The Barrow Bridge Repair - 1986; A Waterford Incident.
In good read internal condition - probably unread but cover foxing hence price€6
365. IRRS Journal Vol.17. Nos.111/113 - 1990
Featured topics include: G.S.& W.R Memories; La Grange Locomotives; The Howth Branch.
In good read internal condition - probably unread but covers with some foxing hence price€6

366. IRRS Journal Vol.18. Nos.114/116 - 1991
Featured topics include: The Perkins Diaries - 1931/32; Cork & Youghal - 1951; Collision at Dundrum - 1957.
In good read condition.€8
367. IRRS Journal Vol.17. Nos.117/119 - 1992
Featured topics include: Mullingar to Athlone; GM Locomotives - Ten Years On; Developments on NIR.
In good read condition.€8

368. IRRS Journal Vol.19. Nos.132/134 - 1997
Featured topics include: Poyntzpass; Drogheda Remodelling; De Dietrich Carriages.
In good condition.€8
369. IRRS Journal. Vol.18. Nos.123 and 125 - 1994
Featured topics include: GAA Football Finals 1953-54; Passenger Steamers on the Irish Sea 1919-1939; Slip Carriages in Ireland.
Good condition with cover wear.€5

370. IRRS Journal. Vol.20. Nos.142 and 143 - 2000
Featured topics include: Malahide; Dublin Stations in Wicklow Granite; Railways & Telecommunications.
Slight cover wear to both. Price to sell€5
371. IRRS Journal. Vol.21. Nos.144 and 146 - 2001
Featured topics include: Mountmellick Branch; Double Track on the Midland; Cashel Branch.
Feb.2001 very good, Oct.2001 cover wear and price sticker.€5

372. IRRS Journal. Vol.21. Nos.150 and 151 - 2003
Featured topics include: Irish Rail Signalling; Baldoyle Races and the Railway; Liquor Liscensing Laws & Railways.
Slight cover wear but in nice clean condition.€4
373. IRRS Journal. Vol.22. No.155 - October 2004
Featured topics include: 8510-Class DART EMUS; Irish Railway Bridges; Westland Row Layout - 1891.
Good condition.€4

374. IRRS Journal. Vol.22. No.160/161 - 2006
Featured topics include: Easter Week 1916 and the GSWR; Cahir Viaduct Derailment.
Good condition.€6
375. IRRS Journal. Vol.23. No.163 - 2007
Featured topics include: The Burma Road; Locomotives & Bread Containers; Mayo Line Modernisation.
Good condition.€4

376. IRRS Journal Vol.23. No.167. October 2008
The Horseleap Branch; Rosslare Line Resignalling
In mint condition.€5
377. IRRS Journal. Vol.23. Nos.168 and 170 - 2009
Featured topics include: Glouthaune/Midleton Reopening; Malahide Viaduct collapse; Docklands - a new Dublin terminus.
In excellent condition.€8

378. IRRS Journal. Vol.24. No.176 - October 2011
Featured topics include: The West Cork in 1951; CDRJC railcars; Loco building in Ireland - Unilok.
Mint unread condition.€5
379. IRRS Journal. Vol.28. No.200 - October 2019
Featured topics include: The Wicklow Quays Tramways; Ireland's First Officially Recorded 100mph.
Mint condition,€4

380. Coastal Ships and Ferries 2nd Edition by David Hornsby. Pub.Ian Allan (2010)
All the British and Northern Europe Coastal ships and Ferries. Categorized by shipowner, with many photos and all the details.
Hardback, 224 pages, new old stock in mint condition.€10
381. Irish Trams by James Kilroy. Pub.Colourpoint Books (1996)
A comprehensive and well-illustrated study of trams in Ireland.
Slight suning to edge of spine but otherwise in nice condition.
Hardback, 126 pages, Colour & b/w photos. €10

382. Rails Through The West: Limerick to Sligo, an Illustrated Journey on the Western Rail Corridor. John Beaumont & Barry Carse. Pub.Colourpoint Books (2012)
Soft cover, 144 pages, illustrated with superb colour photographs. In as new condition.SOLD
383. Ireland - The Inner Island: A Journey Through Ireland's Inland Waterways by Kevin Dwyer. Pub.Collins Press (2000).
The book is the story of a journey from St. Mullin's Lock, near New Ross, Co. Wexford, through the heart of Ireland and up to Belleek in Co. Fermanagh, a journey of approximately 300 miles. The author also looks at the adjoining waterways on his main journey and shows the beauty and tranquility of the Lee Navigation, the Munster Blackwater Navigation, the Barrow Navigation, the Grand Canal, the Royal Canal, the Shannon Navigation and its lakes, the Shannon/Erme Waterway, and the Erme Waterway.
Signed copy. Large format hardback in a good dustwrapper, 158 pages with large colour photographs.€8

384. The Ballinamore & Ballyconnell Canal by Patrick Flanagan. Pub.David & Charles (1972)
Hardback in fine condition, in a good dustwrapper, 152 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs, maps etc.
Scarce title - especially in such good condition.
SOLD
385. Waterways: By Steam Launch Through Ireland by Dick Warner with Niall Fallon. Pub.Boxtree (1995)
Published to tie in with the Irish television series of the same name, this is an account of Dick Warner's leisurely journey by steam launch through the waterways and landscape of the north-west of Ireland. Through his commentary, he presents the complexities of the history, wildlife, landscape and politics of the area, and reflects on the vagaries of human nature. Niall Fallon's writings provide further insight into the past and the culture of the places visited.
Hardback, in a good dustwrapper, 145 pages, illustrated.€6

386. CIE Passenger Train Timetable for Summer 1966.
72 pages plus cover, From the days when the Irish railway system still served a purpose.
Nice clean condition.SOLD
387. Five Foot Three: No.36. Winter 1989/90
60 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

388. Five Foot Three: No.37. Winter 1990/91
56 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5
389. Five Foot Three: No.38. Winter 1991/92
48 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

390. Five Foot Three: No.41. Winter 1994/95
60 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5
391. Five Foot Three: No.42. Winter 1995/96
72 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

392. Five Foot Three: No.43. Winter 1996/97
72 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5
393. Five Foot Three: No.44. Winter 1997/98
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

394. Five Foot Three: No.45. Winter 1998/99
68 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5
395. Five Foot Three: No.47. Winter 2000/01
68 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

396. Five Foot Three: No.50. Winter 2003/04
72 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5
397. Five Foot Three: No.51. Winter 2004/05
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

398. Five Foot Three: No.54. Winter 2007/08
60 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5
399. Five Foot Three: No.55. Winter 2008/09
80 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Good condition.€5

400. Five Foot Three: No.56. Winter 2009/10
60 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Good condition.€5
401. Five Foot Three: No.58. June 2012
80 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Good condition.€5

402. Five Foot Three: No.59. August 2013
48 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Good condition.€5
403. Five Foot Three: No.60. October 2014
70 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with b/w and colour photos. Good condition.€5

404. Five Foot Three: No.61. April 2016
64 pages plus card cover, profusely illustrated with colour photos. Good condition.€5
405. 175 Years of Inchicore Works by Peter Rigney. Pub.Irish Rail (2021)
28 page booklet issued to commemorate another milestone in 'the Works' history.
Ill.with b/w and colour photographs.
In nice clean unread condition but with a dinge to top righthand corner.
Priced to sell at just €5

406. Three Bound Volumes of Irish Railway Record Society Journals covering the Years 2001 to 2009.
A rare opportunity to buy a professionally bound set of volumes that will last a lifetime.
In pristine condition.€25 each or all three for €60

407. The Grand Canal of Ireland by Ruth Delany. Pub.Lilliput Press in association with The Office of Public Works (1995)
Softcover, 280 pages, illustrated with b/w photographs and maps.
In very good condition.€8

408. History of the Railway to Wexford Town by Oliver Doyle. Pub.Iarnród Éireann (2022)
Scarce, booklet published to commemorate opening of the railway to Wexford.
18 pages plus laminated covers, b/w and colour illustrations.SOLD
409. Locomotives & Rolling Stock of Coras Iompair Eireann and Northern Ireland Railways by Oliver Doyle & Stephen Hirsch.Pub.Signal Press (1987) 3rd edition. Pocket size, 96 pages, illustrated and in good condition.€15

410. History of the Railway to Wexford Town by Oliver Doyle. Pub.Iarnród Éireann (2022)
Scarce, booklet published to commemorate opening of the railway to Wexford.
18 pages plus laminated covers, b/w and colour illustrations.SOLD
411. Railways in Ireland, An overly optimistic address by the late Jack Higgins, General Manager of CIE, to the Chartered Institute of Transport in October 1979.
Scarce item in a somewhat grubby cover, 46 nice clean glossy pages illustrated with b/w photographs, charts, graphs etc.€10

412. Off the Rails: The Story of ILDA by Brendan Ogle. Pub.Columba Books (2004)
The summer of 2000 in Ireland was dominated by a three-month lock out by Iarnrod Eireann/Irish Rail of 118 of its drivers, over 40% of the total workforce. The employees involved were all members of the ILDA - the Irish Locomotive Drivers' Association - with whom the company was refusing to deal in its implementation of new work practices...
Paperback, 352 pages in good condition.€5
413. The Trains Long Departed: Ireland's Lost Railways by Tom Ferris. Pub.Gill & Macmillan (2010)
The story of Ireland's lost railways, the repository of optimism, disappointment and nostalgia. The first Irish railway was established as early as 1834 and by 1914 the network covered the entire island. However, the development of the internal combustion engine, combined with the inherent unprofitability of many of the more remote lines resulted in a drastic cull of the system in the course of the twentieth century. Illustrated hardback with dustwrapper. Clean internally but some slight spotting on some page edges. Priced to sell.€5

414. Tales of the Permanent Way: Stories from the Heart of Ireland's Railways by Michael Barry. Pub.Andalus Press.
With a different and fresh look at the human face of the railways, Michael Barry brings his unique insight as a railway engineer to this fascinating part of Ireland’s history and heritage. Illustrated by a splendid collection of historical photographs and engravings, this book tells the little-known story which lies at the heart of the railway. Highly readable, it skilfully interweaves the history with the stories of the people who keep Ireland’s railways on track.
Hardback in excellent condition, 160 pages, full colour with over 180 photos and illustrations.€12
415. The Works "Open Day" souvenir booklet. A5, 20 pages plus card covers with small b/w photographs. Dating from the weekend of the 15th/16th June 1996 when CIE held an Open Weekend at Inchicore Railway Works to celebrate its 150th anniversary. An increasingly rare item. In good clean condition with slight edge discolouration to pages.€10

416. LUAS - Dublin's Light Rail System by Stephen Hirsch. Pub.IRRS (2005)
The planning, infrastructure, routes, rolling stock, services and future
of this new system is revealed. 48 pages, 40 photos (38 in colour).
Mint condition.€8

417. Irish Railway Record Society - Index to IRRS Journals Volumes 1 - 9.
A4, soft cover, 116 pages plus cover - indispensable when searching for articles in IRRS Journals.
In good condition. Also included are two folded sheet indexes for VOL.24 (2010-11) and VOL.25 (2012-13).€10

418. Locomotives & Railcars of Bord na Mona. Detailed fleet listing with photos of Bord na Mona narrow gauge fleet as it was in 1996. 48 pages, soft cover. In excellent condition save for two dents to front cover see images. Scarce volume.€10 plus postage.

419. Howth And Her Trams: Stories + Sketches Of The Howth Tram by Jim Kilroy. Pub.Fingal Book Publishers (1986). Large format paperback, 80 pages of charming stories and sketches by legendary tram restorer Jim Kilroy. A scarce little volume in overall nice clean condition but with wear to cover. Priced accordingly. €7

420. Irish Narrow Gauge Railways: A View from the Past by Michael H C Baker. Pub.Ian Allan (1999) Michael Baker recalls the era up to the 1950''s when many of the narrow gauge lines survived in some form to provide an essential service to the local communities they served.
96 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations throughout. In great condition€10
421. A Lifetime's Collecting: The Legendary Car Collection of Jim Boland by Bob Montgomery. Pub.Dreoilín (2010).
Softcover, (size 8.5" x 8.5"), 93 pages with numerous colour photographs. In good condition.€8


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