The 2nd Annual Kiltulla & District Vintage Show

The 2nd Annual Kiltulla & District Vintage Show

The 2nd Annual Kiltulla & District Vintage Show took place in east Galway on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of May last in glorious sunshine, and Norbert Sheerin was there for Irish Vintage Scene to bring us these images. Photos by Norbert Sheerin  

Shamrock Car & Machinery Club Vintage Festival

Shamrock Car & Machinery Club Vintage Festival

The Shamrock Car & Machinery Club held their annual show on the May Bank Holiday Monday at the Hamlet Court Hotel in Johnstown Bridge in Co. Kildare, and Irish Vintage Scene’s Andrew Pollock was there to bring you these photos from the day.

Neal Egan Club Cars & Coffee Meet

Neal Egan Club Cars & Coffee Meet

The well-known Neal Egan Memorial Club hold regular cars & coffee meets in Sligo, and at the one on the 26th of March 2017 Pat Mullan was there to bring us these photos. Full report in issue 26 of Retro Classics.

IEC/OVCI Blacksod Run & Kadettfest Meet

IEC/OVCI Blacksod Run & Kadettfest Meet

This year the Irish Escort Owners Club and Opel Vauxhall Club Ireland decided to merge their early-year Sligo-based events into one, to raise funds for the Irish Coastguard in light of the Blacksod helicopter disaster. Pat Mullan was there to document the day for us. Full report in issue 26 of Retro Classics.

London Classic Car Show 2017

London Classic Car Show 2017

Editor Andrew Pollock headed along to the 2017 London Classic Car Show this year, and brings us these photos from the event.

The 37th Erne Vintage Car Club Annual Rally

The 37th Erne Vintage Car Club Annual Rally

This year, on the occasion of the Erne Vintage Car Club’s 37th Annual Rally, I decided to spend the weekend with the club instead of leaving after the run on Saturday, and it was worth it. The event took place from the 19th to the 21st of August, and the Friday night saw a very big display of vehicles in Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, with the … Read more…

Moynalty Steam Threshing 2016

Co. Meath’s Moynalty Steam Threshing Festival is one of the largest vintage events in the country at this stage, and the 2016 festival on the 14th of August was another fantastic day, as Paddy O’Rourke shows in his photos. Words & Photos by Paddy O’Rourke

2016 IVVCC International Gordon Bennett Rally

2016 IVVCC International Gordon Bennett Rally

One of Ireland’s premier motoring events, the 2016 IVVCC International Gordon Bennett Rally took place from the 10th to the 12th of June, and brought 165 pre-1931 cars to the event base at the Killashee House Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare. Irish Vintage Scene’s Andrew Pollock was lucky enough to travel in two very fine vintage Vauxhalls on the day – the 1921 30/98E of … Read more…

This Month’s Newsletter Video Link

This Month’s Newsletter Video Link

Each month we like to bring the recipients of our online newsletter something of interest from the worldwide web, be it a video, photo or a blog. This month, we bring you an example of the mad-hattery that surrounds Dougal Cawley, Managing Director of UK-based vintage and classic tyre specialists Longstone Tyres. Well-known in vintage motorsport circles for his hairy 1929 GN/Ford special, affectionately known … Read more…

Norman Pratt Video 2016

Norman Pratt Video 2016

Organised by the Celtic Old Vehicle Owners Club each year in memory of one of their founder members, the 2016 Norman Pratt Run started off in Athboy in Co. Meath on the 1st of May, and Irish Vintage Scene Magazine were there to check out some of the cars taking part. Music: ͚Sunset Drive͛ by Husky Rescue  

Jumpstart 2016 (video)

Jumpstart 2016 (video)

Organised by the Limerick Classic Car Club, the 2016 Limerick Classic Car Show took place at Limerick Racecourse on the 29th of May, with prizes sponsored by Retro Classics Magazine. Music: ‘Nearer Than Heaven’ by Delays

Carlow VCMC Duckett’s Grove Show

Carlow VCMC Duckett’s Grove Show

The sun shone on May the 15th 2016 for the Carlow Vintage & Classic Motor Club’s annual event in Duckett’s Grove, and what a day it produced, with well over 300 classic and vintage vehicles on display. Ken Sweeney was there for Irish Vintage Scene.

RIAC Pioneer Run 2016

RIAC Pioneer Run 2016

Organised specifically for cars of a hundred years old or more, the Royal Irish Automobile Club’s Pioneer Run took place this year on the 28th of May, and Paddy O’Rourke was there for Irish Vintage Scene to bring us these images.

2016 Limerick Classic Car Show (Video)

2016 Limerick Classic Car Show (Video)

Organised by the Limerick Classic Car Club, the 2016 Limerick Classic Car Show took place at Limerick Racecourse on the 29th of May, with prizes sponsored by Retro Classics Magazine. Music: ‘Nearer Than Heaven’ by Delays

Kadettfest 2016

Kadettfest 2016

For information on Opel Vauxhall Club Ireland and their outings, log onto www.opelvauxhallclubireland.com or call 086 3256751. Photos by Patrick Mullan

COVOC Norman Pratt Run 2016

COVOC Norman Pratt Run 2016

The Celtic Old Vehicle Owners Club’s main event of the year, the Norman Pratt Memorial Run was held on the 1st of May last, based in Athboy, Co. Meath, and Andrew Pollock was there to join in the spectacle and fun of the day. Photos by Andrew Pollock