Sunday, September 11th is Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Vintage Run Day

Castleisland St. Patrick's Day Parade 17-3-2011
The late Paudie Fitzmaurice and his son Pádraig and neighbour, Jimmy Horan at the 2011 Castleisland St. Patrick’s Day Parade. ©Photograph: John Reidy

A meeting to hear submissions from charity organisations interested in becoming beneficiaries of the annual Paudie Fitzmaurice Memorial Tractor and Vintage Run was held at Cordal Community Centre about a month ago.

The charity has been chosen and a date for the popular run has been set.

The Chemotherapy Unit at University Hospital Kerry is the chosen charity and Sunday, September 11th is the date.

Catch-Cry for 2016 Event

‘If it has Wheels – Bring it Along’ is the catch-cry of this year’s event – the fifth annual outing in memory of the popular taxi driver who died in a road traffic accident on May 27th 2012.

This year’s run, to which vintage cars, motor-bikes and non-vintage vehicles are being welcomed, will start at Cordal Community Centre at 1pm.

Click on the event poster to enlarge.
Click on the event poster to enlarge. Credit:

The cavalcade will proceed through The Black Banks and on to Brosna, Ahane Cross, Feales Bridge, Headley’s Bridge, Loughfouder, Castleisland and over to Cordal and across the finish line.

Live Music and Entertainment

There will be live music, entertainment and free food in Hughes Bar after the event.

And there will be a commemorative token for all paid-up participants.

Entry fee is €20 per vehicle.

For further information you’re invited to contact: Charlie on: 087 20 56 150 / Bertie on: 087 90 33 630 or Danny on: 086 23 27 771.

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