Larkin, Chris

Chris Larkin was born near the Chetwynd Viaduct, Togher, Cork, and has been an avid collector of railway material over fifty years. Notable railway historians such as Joe St. Leger, Walter MacGrath and Colm Creedon also entrusted him with much of their valuable records. He is a long-time member of the Irish Railway Record Society as well as the GAA, road bowling and vintage car clubs. He gives talks to many railway societies, heritage bodies and historical societies and is well known as a transport and military historian as well as being an artist, photographer and poet