Annual General Meeting

The Club’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place on Monday, the 11th of November, at 8pm in the Menlo Park Hotel, Headford Road, Galway. All members are invited to attend. We especially welcome any new members who would like to come and join us. We urge all members all members to make an effort to be there as your views are important to us and should be heard. Refreshments will be available at the meeting.

Autumn Run

Sunday, 15th September Meet at the Maldron Hotel, Oranmore @ 11.30am, depart @ 12 noon. Taking the old N18 to Gort and in the town taking the left after the railway bridge, onto to the R380 (then right onto the R353) going through Derrybrien, Abbey and finally Portumna. Lunch organised in the Portumna Golf Club (4 course dinner for €25). Please phone Bill Fennell on 086 8515558, if you are joining us for dinner, so he can advise the golf club on numbers.  

Frank Mullan Memorial Run

Sunday, 13th October Meet at the Maldron Hotel, Oranmore @ 11.45am. depart @ 12.15pm. The run is in memory of our good friend Frank Mullan. The route will take us on the old N18 to Kilcolgan, turning right onto the N67 to Kinvara, Ballyvaughan, Lisdoonvarna and into Ennistymon. Lunch is at the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon @ 2.15pm. Access to the dining room is direct from the upper car park (no steps). The will be a collection in aid of the St Vincent de Paul in which Frank was involved. Your support for this run would be greatly appreciated. Please let … Read more

Autumn Weekend Away 18th Oct – 20th Oct 2019

Arriving Friday afternoon at the Westgrove Hotel in Clane, Co. Kildare. Saturday morning, visiting the Japanese Gardens and National Stud. Saturday afternoon, off to the Kildare Village Outlets for a bit of shopping. Saturday evening, Dinner at the hotel. Sunday, day of leisure and return home. Cost of Hotel for two people for 2 nights B&B + 1 dinner together with entrance fees to gardens and stud is €270. Cost for one person is €165. There is an option to stay an extra night – €90 per couple B&B or €70 for single. For more details, contact Victor Andrews on 087 988 1036 … Read more

NCT Regulations for Vintage Cars

Note: This refers to the current rules. There are proposed changes to this. See here The following information which we have received from the RSA will be of particular interest to members and all vintage car enthusiasts. SI No 567 of 2009 Road Traffic (National Car Test) Regulations Cars first registered prior to 1st January 1980 are NOT subject to testing. Cars over 10 years old and first registered after 1st January 1980 must now be tested  EVERY YEAR. This came into effect on 1st June 2011. Vintage cars used for hire or reward (a small public service vehicle—SPSV) must be … Read more