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Irish Rail extends free travel to overseas seniors

"It certainly is a very good thing," said the Rev. Colm Campbell, who has worked as a chaplain to older Irish emigrants in New York.

Visiting seniors can reserve free rail travel by going to www.discoverireland.com or by calling a local LoCall number to book a free Golden Trekker Ticket when in Ireland.

Irish Rail, which is also known as Iarnr