Held on Sunday 4th February the 9th Carnew Model Exhibition in Colaiste Bhride, Carnew Co. Wicklow. It’s one of the best model shows in Ireland. Incorporating the 1st All Ireland Miniature Steam Engine Rally, Model Steam, Farm Diorama’s, Cars, Trains, Boats, Planes, Circus, Trucks, Tractors, Lego, Remote Control, etc. Read the full report in Irish Vintage Scene issue 143 (April 2018)
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.
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
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
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