Irish Railway History

A Rail Irish Portrait In honour of St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we’d celebrate by looking into a little Irish railway history. What we discovered was very interesting and so we thought to focus on one man’s ideals and genius to celebrate our railway ties! A Saviour in the Making William Dargan born February 28th, 1799, came from humble beginnings as the son of a tenant farmer near Carlow, Ireland. There’s very little known or written about Dargan’s early years. But it has been noted that he had an incredible aptitude for math and accounting while attending the local school in Graiguecullen. After working on his father’s 101-acre farm he secured a position working in a surveyor’s office i

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