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Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd
Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd
Irish Steam Preservation Society Ltd
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50th anniversary plaque to be unveiled in Stradbally , Laois

Minister of State, Tom Hayes TD unveiled a plaque at Market Square, Stradbally, Laois, to commemorate the first ever rally held in Stradbally on the 27th December 1965. The Minister unveiled the plaque at 11.30am on Friday 27th December 2013 at Market Square, Laois.

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‘The Magical Smell of Steam…’

Steam enthusiasts and families from all over Ireland are expected at the premier event in the calendar of steam and vintage shows throughout Ireland. 2014: The BIG 50th anniversary. Sunday 3rd and Monday 4th August 2014. Mark it in your diary!
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Camping (now onsite)

Camping charges:

Campervans/caravans - €20.
Tents - €10

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Railway running dates 2014
Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois, Ireland

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Sunday 29th June
from 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Saturday 2nd August
from 2.00pm to 4.00pm

Sunday and Monday 2nd and 3rd August from 12midday to 5.30pm
(to co-incide with the 50th National Steam Rally!)

Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th August from 1.00pm to 4.00pm
(to co-incide with National Heritage Week)

Sunday 26th and Monday 27th October from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.

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Stradbally Woodland Express, Narrow Gauge Steam Railway:
Cost:
€2 for children (< 2yrs)
€6 for children (< 16yrs)
The steam train gets a well deserved rest  after the October weekend until Spring 2015!

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STEAM

QUEEN

COMPETITION


We are organising a ‘Steam Queen’ competition, where businesses and/or engine owners can nominate a female entrant into the competition.

Interviews and the announcement of overall winner will be held over the weekend of the Steam Rally.

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