Railway Heritage

In 2017, Discover Bundoran together with the Magh Ene Historical Society and Eclipse Cinema will commemorate the 60th anniversary of the last train to leave Bundoran on 30th September 1957.

September 2017 will be Railway Heritage Month with a series of talks, exhibitions, movie screenings and more and will culminate in a Railway Heritage Festival from Friday 29th September to Sunday 1st October.


Showbreak weekend available for the Friday & Saturday night – 2 nights bed & breakfast, 1 evening meal and dancing on Saturday night to Mike Denver for €129 per person sharing at the Allingham Arms Hotel – book direct on +353 71 9841075

Self Catering – stay 2 nights, get the third night free at Portbeg Holiday Homes– bookings are made direct via their office +353 71 9829952 (Railway Festival Weekend only)


Two classic movies will be shown by Eclipse Cinemas in conjunction with the weekend festivities:

The First Great Train Robbery will screen on Thursday 28th September at 8:30pm and costs €5. Tickets may be booked here.

Murder on the Orient Express will wrap up the weekend and screen at 6pm on Sunday October 1st – tickets may be booked here.

Boxtie play the Atlantic Apartotel on Saturday September 30th
Boxtie play the Atlantic Apartotel on Saturday September 30th



The Bundoran Express

Read more about Bundoran’s Railway Heritage here

Read about the launch event here