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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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    

Swords Classic Car Show, Sale & Autojumble

The first of this year’s Classic Car Show, Sale & Autojumble events was held at the National Show Centre in Swords, Co. Dublin on the 10th of April, and Ian Shipley was there for Irish Vintage Scene to bring us these images. Photos by Ian Shipley

The 8th IEC Clare Run 19/3/2016.

The Irish Escort Owners Club held their annual Clare Run on the 19th of March last, and Pat Mullan was there to capture these images for us. Words & Photos by Patrick Mullan

Ballinakill Vintage & Classic Owners Club Indoor Motorshow

The well-known Ballinakill Vintage & Classic Owners Club Indoor Motorshow takes place indoors in the multi-storey car park of the Laois Shopping Centre in Portlaoise; the last event took place on the 25th of October, and Patrick Mullan was there for Irish Vintage Scene to photograph the event for us. Words & Photos by Patrick Mullan

Carlow Vintage & Classic Motor Club’s Annual Show

The second of two static car shows organised by the Carlow Vintage & Classic Motor Club each year, this year’s took place on Sunday the 9th of August on the grounds of the former Whitelite Automation factory on O’Brien Road in Carlow. Bob Flavin was there for Irish Vintage Scene to bring us these images from the day. Photos by Bob Flavin

Junction One Ford Show

This year’s Junction One Ford Show took place on Sunday the 13th of September at the popular shopping outlet in Co. Antrim, and Pat Mullan was there to record the event for us. Photos by Patrick Mullan

Connacht Veteran & Vintage Motor Club Rally

Based at The Park Hotel in Sligo Town, the Connacht Veteran & Vintage Motor Club’s 31st Annual Rally from the 26th to the 28th of June last saw a great turnout of just under 150 cars. Patrick Mullan attended on Saturday the 27th to bring us these great photos.

IVVCC Brass Brigade Rally

The 20th of September last was the date for the second running of the Irish Veteran & Vintage Car Club’s Brass Brigade Rally, based at The Park Hotel in Dungarvan and taking in some very scenic roads around Co. Waterford. Tom Heavey took to the route in a 1914 Rover, and brings us the following photos from the day.

Shane’s Castle Steam Rally 2015

This year’s Shane’s Castle Steam Rally took place on its traditional date over the May Bank Holiday Weekend, and Tom Heavey was there with his camera for Irish Vintage Scene. Words & Photos by Tom Heavey (Featured in issue 111 August 2015)

The Great Dorset Steam Fair

Our managing editor, Tom Heavey braved the mud and rain at the start of last August’s Dorset Steam Fair to enjoy the sun later in the week, bringing back this selection of photos of the massive range of exhibits at the event.

Durrow Vintage Show 2015

Traditionally the season-opener for many enthusiasts, the 2015 Durrow Vintage Show took place on the 19th of April last, and Andrew Pollock was there to bring you these photos from the day.