The Station Masters
Irish Rail Connolly Station, Dublin 1, Ireland
* Author - Bernard Share
* Author - Gregg Ryan
Coming as this does, from Irish Rail's heritage officer (Gregg Ryan), to have as fundamental a mistake as the ((gauge issue|Irish Railway Gauge)) in the first chapter
is unforgiveable. To continue this in Chapter 3 with the following statement:
"...it was not until 1 September 1877 that a line was built from Amien's Street through Glasnevin and Cabra and under the Phoenix Park to connect the GNR with the
makes you wonder. The exact history is too complex to repeat in a book review. Suffice to say that this is not it.
There are a number on interesting photographs in the book, many of a built heritage nature. Overall, the book gives a potted history of Ireland's railways, not directly
related to the title, but is let down by the fundamental errors noted above.
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