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
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
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
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
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
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.