Christmas Social

We would like to inform you all of our Christmas social on Friday, 24th November next at Vienna Woods Hotel, Glanmire.

It is a free night to members, friends or anyone who might have an interest.

The evening will commence at 8pm with a wonderful illustrated lecture on “ Early Transportation of Cork” by Tim O Brien.

Following the show free finger food will be provided.

Hope to see you there and some new faces too !

2018 Calendar

Click below to see 2018 events calendar as agreed by the Veteran & Vintage Committee of Motor Cycling Ireland.

2018 calendar


Garage clearance

Dick O Brien is having an autojumble / Garage Clearance sale on Saturday Sep 2nd from 11am until 4pm.

DIRECTIONS; from city take Exit 2 from the N25, left at the lights, then right.  Turn left into Rockgrove Industrial Estate, then right to Unit 42, located at the very end.    Coming from the west, take Exit 2, then the first exit at the roundabout, straight through the lights, then right.  Turn left into Rockgrove Industrial Estate, then right to Unit 42, located at the very end.  Dick will have some signs up in case you get lost.

Much to interest any vintage or classic owner – windscreens, engines, starter motors, Mini parts, Haynes Manuals etc., etc.  Enquiries to Dick @ 086 1255709.

Carlow Show

A few pics from the Carlow Show yesterday.

Click here.

2017 Veteran Run Awards

An entry of 40 cars & 43 motorcycles took part in todays veteran run which took place in the East Cork area having started at Keary's BMW in Little Island.  Pictures of the event are available here

The Ross Hinds Shield (oldest car) – Denis Cronin 1910 Wolsley

The CAB Cup (best car) – Eric Palmer 1976 Triumph Spitfire

The Sam Hull Cup (oldest motorcyle) – John Quirke 1913 Triumph

The Joe Jackson Cup (best motorcycle) – Dan O Connor 1961 BSA M21

The Henry Ford Trophy (best Model T) – John Naughton 1923 Ford Model T

The Mayfield Cup (best unrestored motorcycle) – John Cooney 1960 NSU Supermax

The Alkin Cup (car that travelled greatest distance to event) – Robert & John Swan 1928 Lancia Lambda

The MMCCC Cup (motorcycle that travelled greatest distance to event) – John O Brien 1942 BSA M20.


The 62nd Cork Veteran Run – Saturday 15th July.

This Saturday's event is the 62nd Cork Veteran Run, the first Run took place in 1956 and the event has been held every year since then. As before, there will be two routes, a short run of approximately 55 miles and a longer run of approximately 90 miles for those who prefer a greater distance. You can choose either route, they will both go to the lunch halt at Garryvoe Hotel and to the same finish.

This year’s run will start at Kearys BMW, Eastgate, Little Island, Co. Cork (Sat Nav Latitude = 51°54'16" (North), Longitude = 8°21'26" (West)). Check-in opens at 9.30am, where tea & coffee will be available. The run starts at 11am.

Lunch will be available at Garryvoe Hotel at € .50 each including tea/coffee.

Concours awards will be judged and voted on by you the entrants and will be given out at prizegiving at the finish at The Brook Inn, Sallybrook (which is near to the morning Start). A Voting slip will be included with the route sheet and should be filled in at the lunch halt.

If you would like to have an evening meal at The Brook Inn after the prizegiving, please book this directly with The Brook Inn on 021 4821498 (not included in the entry fee).

Club Awards will be presented, which will include the following, with glass trophies for each award winner:

  • The Ross Hinds Shield for the oldest car
  • The Sam Hull Cup for the oldest motorcycle
  • The CAB Cup for the best car
  • The Joe Jackson Cup for the best motorcycle
  • The Mayfield Cup for the best unrestored motorcycle
  • The Henry Ford Trophy for the best Model T Ford
  • The Alkin Cup for the car that travels the furthest distance to the event
  • The Munster Motor Cycle & Car Club Cup for the motorcycle that travels the furthest distance to the event