cover 99 smallThe August 2014 edition of Irish Vintage Scene (Issue 99) is on sale now, and as usual is packed with a wide variety of interesting features. On the cover this month is a classic that will bring back fond memories for a great many people; the Hillman Imp was a popular family car in Ireland during the sixties and seventies, and sure enough the owner of this example remembers well the blue Imp that his dad bought in Dublin in 1972. Our second car feature looks at some very unusual variants of the iconic ‘sit-up-and-beg’ Ford Anglia; this soft-top tourer and roadster pickup originally hail from Australia, and are two models that we never saw on European shores. They’re now both in the stewardship of a well-known sidevalve Ford collector in Co. Cavan, and so are in the best of hands.

Our main tractor feature this month is the fantastic tale of one man’s fifty-year admiration of his neighbour’s Allis-Chalmers WC, which has always been in the same West Cork parish from new. He finally got his hands on his dream tractor last August, and restored it in just six months despite meeting some serious hurdles with the engine. We also feature a lovely pair of classic David Brown tractors, namely a 995 and a 1210, which are fine specimens from a now sadly-defunct manufacturer.

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Streete Parish Park Annual Vintage Day

Saturday & Sunday 12TH & 13th JULY 2014 Philip Moran memorial tractor run sat 12th July @ 4pm Vintage Show is on Sunday 13th  July  At Kilmore, Streete, Rathowen, Co.Westmeath. Just 4 miles off the N4 at Rathowen Church. • Vintage Cars, Tractors, Motorcycles, Stationery Engines, Horse Drawn Equipment and much more • Special area for pre […]

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Duhallow Vintage Club Vintage Car and Tractor Run

Duhallow Vintage Club on  Sunday 13th of July Sign on at the James O Keeffe Institute at Newmarket Co. Cork, at 10am and proceeding to the Newmarket agricultural Show at the Green Glens Arena,Millstreet. Vehicles on display from 12.30 The Joe O’Connor Memorial run takes place on Sunday the 17th of August. Sign in at […]

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South Eastern Vintage & Machinery Club

in Ardattin, Co. Carlow 33 Annual Vintage Rally& Hay Making Day on Sunday 13th July Join us in The Ardattin Inn, Co. Carlow on Sat 12th July for a Great Nights Craic! STEP BACK IN TIME See Haymaking the old way with horse drawn machinery & tractors with machinery pre 1950 THIS YEARS THEME IS […]

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23rd Irish Classic and Vintage Motor Show

Terenure College on Sunday 6th July 2014 Charities to be supported this year are The National Maternity Hospital Foundation and The Migraine Association of Ireland and the Show will again be supported by AXA Insurance represented by their AXA Concours classic car insurance team. Highlights of this year’s show will be the late Colin McRae‘s […]

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Monaghan Veteran And Vintage Club

Sunday, 6th July 2014 10am-6pm At Clontibret Co. Monaghan (N2) Large display of vintage cars, tractors, motorcycles,  commercial vehicles and stationary engines. Traditional hay making with horses and tractors. Steam engine and Threshing display Autojumble,  antique and trade stalls Traditional crafts marquee, including basket making, churning, woodturning, lace and spinning wheel, potter’s wheel, Blacksmith, Traditional music. […]

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Sunday, July 6th 2014 HOSTED BY: BLACKSTAIRS VINTAGE RALLY, MYSHALL, CO. CARLOW All the usual attractions including… Tractor pulling, Blacksmith hotshoeing. Starting on Saturday night with entertainment. Camping available on site. The Chas Murphy memorial trophy will be presented for the best overall stationary engine. For more information contact us directly: Mick 086 6029050 or Martin 087 […]

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Western Vintage Tractor & Engine Club

22nd Hollymount Vintage Rally Sunday, July 6th, 2014 Hollybrook, HOLLYMOUNT, Co. Mayo Children admitted FREE & All Children Amusements FREE Special theme for 2014 Vintage Horse drawn implements & farm yard equipment and  machinery, with prizes in 2 categories ALL VEHICLES MUST BE OVER 30 YEARS TO ENTER Vehicles driven on the field must have […]

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Charleville Agricultural Show & Vintage Rally

28th & 29th June Gates open at 9am – Closed at 12:30pm sharp GREAT FAMILY DAY OUT! OPEN TO TRADE STANDS, CARS, TRACTORS, MOTORBIKES, TRUCKS,  AUTOJUMBLERS, STEAM ENGINES…  ALL WELCOME For more information contact: CARS – MIKE - 087 2530955 or PASCHAL - 087 2731336 TRACTORS – JOHN - 063 98289 TRUCKS – BILLY - 086 2670066 EVERYTHING ELSE – PAT - 086 2304892

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Irish Vintage Scene has received the following correspondence from the Motor Tax Policy section of the Dept. of the Environment regarding the upcoming renewal of off-the-road vehicle notifications: “The first declarations of non-use of a vehicle, as provided for in the Non-Use of Motor Vehicles Act 2013, were made in July 2013.  A large number […]

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Nephin View Restoration Group

Vintage Show and Family Fun Day Sunday 15th of June From 11-6pm Glenhest rd., Newport, Co. Mayo Dancing from 3.00pm-5.00pm with Declan Nearny One of the largest Harvest scenes in Ireland featuring Garvie Mills, Jones Cub Stationary baler, Bale Elevator, Corn Crusher and Hammer Mill, Súgan Making, and much more!! OTHER EVENTS Modified Cars, Trade […]

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Shrule & District Vintage Club

Annual Vintage Rally Sunday 8th June 2014 Castlehackett, Tuam, Co. Galway Proceeds in aid of Ability West,  Tuam & Crann Mór Centre, Ballinrobe Vintage Tractor Display, Vintage Car Display, Threshing, Stationary Engines Display Commercial Display, Steam Engines Display, Working Vintage Display, Fire Engines Dog Show, Traders & Autojumble, Cooking Churning & Crafts, Music Entertainment all […]

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