Clifden Railway Heritage Weekend
Celebrating one of the great lost railways of Ireland, Clifden Chamber of Commerce, together with Galway County Council & the Station House Theatre, hosts our inaugural Railway Heritage Weekend from the 18th-20th April, 2008.
The weekend will be launched by Minister Eamonn O’Cuiv on Fri, 18th April at 7pm in Clifden Station House, followed by the reissue of The Connemara Railway by Kathleen Villiers Tuthill. A special late night railway comedy movie, The Titfield Thunderbolt, will be shown in the Station House Theatre.
Saturday will feature a day of lectures and documentaries in the Station House Theatre. Lecturers will include Paul Duffy, Kathleen Villiers Tuthill, Michael Gibbons & Fergus Mulligan. Saturday evening will finish with a Commemorative Railway Dinner in the Clifden Station House .
Sunday winds up the weekend with a fascinating walk along the original railway line guided by local historian & archaeologist Michael Gibbons.Learn more