Since 1950, the Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand has been exporting vehicles dismantled into individual parts in order to assemble them in the destination country. This approach is referred to as … Continue Reading ON THE ROAD- Beetles in boxes: 70 years of CKD car exports by Volkswagen
Some of my earliest Mondello Park memories are of Larry Mooney. He raced an ungainly Audi 80 GT in Production Saloons before moving to a very early VW Golf GTi … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- A Lap With Larry
The manufacturing and heavy industry we know today was a distant dream for an emerging Republic in the 1920’s and early 1930’s. In contrast to today, The Republic of Ireland … Continue Reading ON THE ROAD- “Motor Assembly In Ireland” book launched
Bishop Eamonn Casey was larger than life. He was known for his love of fast cars and if the stories were to be believed, was once stopped by the Gardaí … Continue Reading The Day The Bishop Raced At Mondello!
As I write my Mondello review for the CarSport Yearbook, (which should be on your shelves soon,) I always comment on the fact that the year has passed extremely quickly. … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings- There’s another year gone!
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!) … Continue Reading Motormouth’s Mutterings – Dalkey Vintage Festival.