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CIE: SuperTrain

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Advertisement for the CIE SuperTrain service in which a couple travel by train while the voiceover describes the various services on board. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (2206)

CIE: Green Green Grass

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Advertisement for CIE consisting of a series of still images showing a woman arriving home by train. The images show her spending time with family and friends and the song The Green Green Grass of Home is heard. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1166)

CIE: Going Home

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Advertisement for the CIE Supertrain service in which a woman travels by train to be reunited with her partner. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1783)

CIE: Holiday for a Day

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Animated advertisement for CIE featuring a lively jingle and encouraging people to ‘Holiday for a day in the city.’ To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (757)

CIE: Great Train Robbery

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An advertisement for CIE’s Great Train Robbery reduced fares. A cowboy urges buyers: ‘ ‘Come on folks – join the Great Train Robbery and get away with less than half-price return’. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (942)

CIE: Rail Presenter

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A short advertisement for a new type of CIE train, showing aspects of the comfort and speed now available with rail travel. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1220)

Quix: Train

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Advertisement for Quix washing up liquid which takes places on the CIE Express train from Dublin to Cork. Quix is tested against an unnamed brand and is found to last longer. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (996)

CIE: Go Midweek

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Advertisement for the CIE mainline rail service in which a family travel by train midweek. The voiceover explains that you can avail of free return fares midweek. To see more from The Irish Adverts Project, click here. (1236)

Castlerea Train Station – Monsignor Reid Collection

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This short film follows a train journey from Roscommon to Dublin in 1947. When everyone is aboard the train leaves Castlerea Station and the camera captures the stunning landscape of the trip. Castlerea Train station opened on November 15th 1860 and continues to service the Roscommon area today. Father Reid (later Monsignor Reid) acquired his […]

KENMARE’S LAST TRAIN – Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 32

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On the 1st of February 1960, Kenmare locals and railway workers looked on as the last train made its final journey on the tracks before the line closed. These trains were quite slow by modern standards but acted as a faster more efficient method of travel compared to a horse and cart. However, due to […]