Growing up, I suppose my love of cars was nurtured by the fact that my dad always had something interesting in the garage (Well, that and years of Mondello visits!) He was into classic cars for the same reason I now am- he remembered the cars when they were new. Dad had a succession of MGs, a Mk1 Cortina GT,Read more
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Motormouth’s Mutterings. Paddy Hopkirk & Alec Poole are in Dalkey on Monday- and I’m interviewing them!
Wondering what to do this bank holiday Monday? Wonder no more. If you are into cars, (and you must be if you are reading this!) then get yourself to the church in the beautiful village of Dalkey from 12 midday on Monday for the Dalkey Vintage Festival. Not only will Paddy Hopkirk’s famous Monte Carlo Rally winning Mini be there,Read more
The ‘Dublin Riviera’ will play host to a piece of motoring history from its French equivalent this August Bank Holiday Monday when the Dalkey Vintage Festival takes place. The event in the South Dublin village showcases many of Ireland’s best classic cars. This year the undoubted star of the show will be the 1964 Mini Cooper that won the MonteRead more