Successful action in compelling the Fiat of the Attorney General in action to injunct the closure of West Cork Railway System March 1961 untimately unsuccessful as it was permitted under Transport Act of 1956.
Courtesy Donal O’Sullivan’s history of Caheraagh Parish:
West Cork Railways closure Legal Action
The last trains left Bantry, Skibereen, Drimleague on Good Friday 1961. Some of the rails ended up in Nigeria.
Pingback: Meeting of Directors of West Cork Railway (Henry Winthrop O’Donovan (The O’Donovan), JP Chairman, James Hutchinson Swanton, JP, DL. McCarthy Downing, Solicitor) with Robert Peel re bringing Railway to Skibbereen, November 1861, Guarantees soug