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THE IRISH RAILWAY RECORD SOCIETY Dublin Digital Event 19:30, Thu 29 April 2021 “Bantry Branch (Drimoleague to Bantry Pier)” presented by Oliver Doyle. (Digital sign-in from 19:00) “Bantry Branch (Drimoleague to Bantry Pier)” by Oliver Doyle. On the 60th Anniversary of the closure, Oliver will recount early efforts to have a railway to Bantry. The initial station was high above the town and was not long open before an extension was proposed including a pier for a steamer service to Glengarriff & Castletownbeare. Cattle fairs were a big source of revenue, particular