Forthcoming Events

IRRS : Manchester

At each meeting we hope to have a selection of Irish railway books and magazines on sale. Entry is £3 for IRRS members and £5 non-members. The non member fee is refunded if you join the society on the night. Further details will be placed on this page and the news page; please check back for details or email the branch :

The branch has prepared an exciting season of speakers for the 2022/23 season, you can find dates and summary details below. All meetings will be held at the Waldorf Pub in central Manchester – 18:00 for an 18:30 start with the aim of concluding by 21:30.

Thursday October 13th, 2022. “70 Years Gone My First Irish Adventure” PART TWO by Michael Davies. This event is postponed, and will be rearranged.

Thursday December 8th, 2022.A Christmas lunch and afternoon Special, including Lunch at the Waldorf, followed by the “Railways of the Bord Na Mona, Past and Present”, presented by Ted McAvoy and Andrew Waldron.

Thursday January 12th, 2023. The Railways of West Cork, by John. C Dwyer.

Thursday February 9th, 2023. North Wales and the Cambrian Coast from the Camera of John Hobbs, presented by Richard Ellis Hobbs.

Thursday March 9th, 2023. The Railways of the “County Donegal Railways Joint Committee” (CDRJC) by Ken Grainger.

Thursday April 13th, 2023. “The Railways of the Isle of Man” presented by Sean Cain.

Please email the branch or use the get in touch form if you’d like further details and the dial in details for these meetings – all meetings will be face to face as well as having a dial in available to watch online.

If you need to contact the Branch, then we can be contacted via the following email address:

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