Ironing the land : the coming of the railways to Ireland / Kevin O'Connor.Publisher: Dublin : Gill & Macmillan, 1999Description: viii, 147 p. : ill., facsims., maps, ports. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0717127478 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Iarnród Éireann | Railroads -- Ireland -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 385.09415
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Includes bibliographical references.
Dublin to Kingstown - the first commuter railway -- The Great Northern Railway - Dublin to Belfast -- The great southern and western - the premier line -- The midland great western railway - cattle to markets -- Irish railways 1900-1952 - growth and decline -- From the republic to the millennium - a tale of revival -- Travel on ...
Ironing the land tells the thrilling story of the railways in Ireland. It was published to coincide with the television series of the same name, made by Imagine Ltd for RTÉ.