Cork City Library are currently hosting a celebration of the Carrigrohane Straight and its significance for Motorsport.
The Exhibition is open daily at their library premises on Grand Parade, Cork and runs until 2 June next. It has motoring memorabilia, history on Vernon Mount premises, old photos, digital displays and models of rally and race cars from bygone days.
In addition they have more content on their website . This will be available to view until 31 Aug next at
Exhibitions Online – Cork City Libraries . As a 1st time user, you will be asked to Accept cookies, Accept all.
Content; A pdf of posters, created by the Library, and on display at their premises.vLinks to all the Pathe coverage of the 1930’s Races, Copies of the following publications: Cork Grand Prix : 75th Anniversary Book; 100 years of Motorsport 1911- 2011. Both these publications may be viewed in Full Screen format by clicking on the View Book in Full Screen option under each thumbnail
The following, on display in the library, but not on their weblink, may also be viewed on this website under LINKS – 1) Ben Healy Collection of 1950 photos (courtesy of Mark Healy) 2) JP Frost Scrapbook 1915 – 1930 (courtesy of his great grandson, Robert O Riordan)
We hope your visit, whether physical or digital, brings back happy motoring recollections.
Cork City Library are to be commended for their commitment to and support of this project