For/Against closure

http://historical-debates.oireachtas.ie/S/0102/S.0102.198402010007.html

http://www.westontrack.com/history04.htm

You can Purchase IRISH RAIL ARCHIVE VOLUME 2

The West of Ireland DVD Video DVD+RW Video

which includes a short visit to Loughrea, including a look at operations on the last day (the closure of the last true rural branch line in Ireland, Attymon Junction to Loughrea)

http://www.transportdiversions.com/publicationshow.asp?pubid=4728

A Book-The baronial lines of the Midland Great Western Railway: The Loughrea & Attymon Light Railway, the Ballinrobe & Claremorris Light Railway
by Padraig O'Cuimin

Publisher: Transport Research Associates (1972)

Irish Railways Today-B. Pender, H. Richards-Transport Research Associates-1967-168 Pages

Includes Attymon to Loughrea line
Comment:
"The most authoritative book compiled on Irish railways in the last 40 years, if not of all time! Everything you ever wanted or needed to know. Now a fascinating period-piece, and a mine of information about the Irish railway system in 1967. A very scarce book, but well worth tracking down.A superb book! The “Bible” as far as nearly everyone is concerned."

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