LATEST ISSUE - 106 March 2015 ON SALE NOW

Screen Shot 2015-02-20 at 09.05.59The March 2015 edition of Irish Vintage Scene (Issue 106) is on sale now, and is packed with yet more interesting vehicle features. On the cover this month is a stunning Ford Cortina Mk3 that amazingly hasn’t left its first family since it was sold in 1975. A glitzy 1600XL model, its long-running restoration has recently been completed by the son-in-law of the original owner, but as you’ll see it wasn’t an easy project due to the relative scarcity of Mk3 Cortina parts, which really held up its event debut. Our second feature car is another unique family tale, this time of a 1980 Toyota Corolla that has found its way back to its first owner having been restored by another enthusiast. It’s a complicated story with an Australian twist involving good old Facebook, so you’ll just have to read the feature to find out more!

Our main tractor feature this month isn’t run-of-the-mill by any stretch of the imagination, as this beautifully restored machine doesn’t have wheels, but tracks; the big six-cylinder David Brown 50TD is one of the most sought-after of classic DBs, and this one has been done to a standard that impresses on every level. Our second tractor is another unusual machine, a fifties twin-cylinder Hanomag that has been restored to a tee by a well-known German tractor fan in Co. Kerry. Motorcycle-wise this month we bring you a gorgeous 1960 NSU Supermax, an example of one of the finest 250s of all time, while our commercial feature looks at a 1973 Mini Van that’s been at the receiving end of some subtle upgrades during its recent restoration.

We’ve lots of event reports for you this month as usual, including the Gerard Murphy Memorial Run in Co. Wexford, the Inistioge Vintage Rally in Co. Kilkenny and the IVVMCC Autojumble in Leopardstown, Dublin, and all of our usual attractions are in there too, so you won’t want to miss the March 2015 issue of Irish Vintage Scene; get yours today at any good newsagent or by clicking the button below!

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Show postponed

The Connacht Veteran and Vintage Motor Club have decided to postpone the Indoor Classic & Vintage Motor Show in Breaffy House which was set to take place next Sunday 30th September as a mark as respect to club member Eugene Giliespe who died in tragic circumstances in Sligo over the weekend. The club are heart […]

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Date Correction for Swords Classic Car Sale/Show

The current issue of Irish Vintage Scene (October 2012, Issue 77) contains an advert on page 7 listing the incorrect date for the next Classic Car Sale/Show & Autojumble at the National Show Centre, Swords, Co. Dublin. The correct date is SUNDAY THE 7th OF OCTOBER, and for the first time this year the event […]

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IVVCC stand at the Beaulieu Auto jumble

This year for the first time the IVVCC will have a stand at the Beaulieu Auto jumble, the stand will be located just inside the entrance close to the Bonhams tent, which is across from the Brabazon Restaurant.

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Lough Rynn Festival

The 18th annual Lough Rynn Harvest Festival & Vintage Day will take place on the 2nd of September next,

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This weekend: Kilkenny Motor Club Classic & Vintage Show

This Weekend: Kilkenny Motor Club Classic & Vintage Show plus Family Field Day in conjunction with “SOS” Kilkenny, Sunday 26th August. NEW VENUE at St. James Park, Freshford Road, Kilkenny For more information contact Eamonn 087 9441900 www.kilkennymotorclub.com  

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This weekend: Girley Harvest Festival

Girley Harvest Festival takes place this Sunday 26th August. One of Ireland’s Largest Working Festival’s & Family Day Out. Tractor Pulling Steam Threshing, Combining, Threshing Reaping & Binding Ploughing, Tilling, Vintage Displays Model Farm Display Situated off the Kells/Athboy Road, Co. Meath For further information contact: John Curran 086 2494319 / Philip Tully 087 0575556 […]

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SHOW CANCELLED

Western Vintage Tractor & Engine Club’s 21st Annual Show at Hollybrook, Co. Mayo; has been cancelled again for details, call 086 8411989 or 096 8411986, or log onto www.westernvintage.com

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Kilmeedy show takes place 30th September

The Kilmeedy show has been rescheduled to the 30th September (it was due to take place on Sunday 5th August).

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Show cancelled

Harry Ferguson Homestead show 18th Aug has been cancelled due to poor condition and pre event poor weather forecast.

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Show cancelled

The Kilmeedy show set to take place on Sunday 5th August has been cancelled a new date will be announced soon.

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Joe O’Connor Memorial Run

Joe O’Connor Memorial Run Sunday 19th August 2012 in aid of Liscarroll National School and Special Classes.   Sign on the Hi-Land Newmarket from 10:30-11:30 Leaving Newmarket at 12 Noon on route to Reemount, Broadford, Dromcollogher stopping at Liscarroll National School for refreshments & entertainment. for more information call Joe O’Sullivan 087 2989277

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