In our October issue (161) we ran a report on the I.V.E.T.A. All-Ireland Rally that took place in June, and we had so many great photos to choose from (thanks to Pat Gubbins) we were unable to fit them all in the report, so here are the rest. To read our report on the AII-Ireland Rally, which took place in the Swallow’s Quarters in Donaghmore, … Read more
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