Dermot McCarthy Collection

Dermot McCarthy was a keen railway enthusiast originally from Clonakilty but based in England. Over many years he collected a vast array of photographs relating to the history of railways in Cork. The collection covers photographs of railways on the Cork Bandon and South Coast railways, with most images dating from the 1950s. His extensive collection of photographs offers a unique portrait of the important role played by railways in the social history of Cork in the decade prior to the closure of the railway lines in the early 1960s.

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