Our Vision


To restore the Ballyglunin Train Station to its former glory and provide a world class cultural experience to visitors.


  • To develop the Ballyglunin Train Station as a heritage site that will provide a quality visitor experience celebrating the legacy of the film ‘The Quiet Man’. :
  • Retell the history of Ballyglunin Station with particular emphasis on those who departed the West of Ireland via Ballyglunin Station;
  • Provide a space to enhance local community well-being, working with groups such as the active elderly, Ability West, drama clubs, music groups, mother and toddler groups to name a few.

Please download the Ballyglunin Train Station Development Plan

Core Values of the Ballyglunin Railway Restoration Project

  • Community and heritage
  • All works must be carried out in a archaeologically and environmentally sensitive manner
  • Minimum intervention and maximum retention
  • Work closely with key stakeholders
  • Sustainability will be at the core of all activities