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Fermanagh"s railways

a photographic tribute

by Charles P. Friel

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Published by Colourpoint Books in Newtownards, County Down, Northern Ireland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Ireland,
  • Fermanagh.
    • Subjects:
    • Railroads -- Northern Ireland -- Fermanagh.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 144).

      StatementCharles P. Friel, Norman Johnston.
      ContributionsJohnston, Norman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTF60.F47 F75 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL441908M
      ISBN 101898392390
      LC Control Number98153657
      OCLC/WorldCa39465231

      History. Newtownbutler began to be built as a Plantation village in the early 18th century. It was built within the townland of Aghagay. [1] [2] Originally known as Newtown, it was renamed Newtownbutler when Theophilus Butler was created Baron of the area in The local terrain was the undoing of some of the Jacobite forces in in the Battle of Newtownbutler.   The Navvies: How the Irish built the modern British railways Wikimedia The Great Famine had a range of negative effects on Ireland – starvation, disease, economic turmoil and, notably, a period Author: Matthew Calfe.

      NI Railways, also known as Northern Ireland Railways (NIR) and for a brief period Ulster Transport Railways (UTR), is the railway operator in Northern is a subsidiary of Translink, whose parent company is the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHCo), and is one of five publicly owned train operators in the United Kingdom, the others being Main region(s): Northern Ireland.   The following are a list of book titles relating to Co. Fermanagh. The topics are varied: history, heritage, geology, language and some tourist guides. Some of these may be easily obtainable, some are rare and out of print.

      ABOUT NORTHERN IRELAND GREENWAYS Northern Ireland’s disused railway network is a forgotten piece of industrial and rural heritage being lost to time. Around 1,km of former transport routes lie abandoned, winding through spectacular countryside, linking villages, towns and cities, major attractions and workplaces. It represents a major potential tourist draw. The Waterford - Rosslare Harbour Railway was opened in by the Fishguard & Rosslare Railways & Harbours Company (F&RR&H) to link to South and West of Ireland to the Port of Rosslare with its shipping services to Fishguard and connections to the GWR for London. It was once part of a route onwards from Waterford to Mallow to allow easy access to Cork and Kerry.


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The book covers all three railway companies to operate in Fermanagh as well as the bus services. The first edition was published in and this second edition has many previously unpublished pictures as well as increased.

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