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Event News : Minis reach for the Stars

Our next big event is a party at the Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork, on the 5th of February. You’ll find details in our forum, but it’s sure to be a wild night, with a full meal, great entertainment, and we’ll get to use the full facilities of the Castle, including the cinema, but let’s just keep Lynchie away from the Telescope! Tickets are available from either Sarah or Ger, but get your names down fast as we’re limiting entries to this incredible night. … Read entire article »

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300 Bhp MINI Countryman WRC Launched

Mini has unveiled its new World Rally Car on the tenth anniversary of the original ‘new’ Mini’s own Paris debut. MINI will be joining the World Rally Championship’s Super 2000 category next year with a rally-going version of the MINI Countryman called the MINI Countryman WRC, rally-prepped by Prodrive. … Read entire article »

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The largest Mini event in Ireland for Cystic Fibrosis

In association with Morrison MINI, Beat FM and MINI Ireland, our Club organises the biggest Mini event in the republic. Last year we had nearly 110 Minis out for this run, and this year, we’re hoping to equal if not better it. There’s no better feeling than driving in such a huge convoy, except when it’s also for raising money for Cystic Fibrosis. Want to come along? Of course you do! … Read entire article »

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New club discount : Alan McCarthy Wedding Videographer

Our 32nd discount for club members is from Alan McCarthy, he has a Wedding Video service and produces some of the most professional work we’ve seen in a long time. Full details are available in our Forum, in the fully paid members section. … Read entire article »

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Finished Events : Cork Motor Fest

We were invited to the Cork Motor Fest in July, and because this is one of the best events for any motoring enthusiast, we jumped at the chance to have our own club stand at the show. We brought plenty of Minis, and kicked back to enjoy the day, mingling with owners of vintage vehicles, performance cars, exotic cars and anything driven by engines! … Read entire article »

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Finished Events : Ferg’s Pancake Run

Another great event, well attended by plenty of new MINIs, and lots of beautiful classic Minis too. Organised by Club Membership Secretary Ferg, this is a great run taking in some of the old Rally stages between Cork and Kerry, finishing up in the Stawberry Field Pancake Cottage in the mountains near Sneem for delicious treats and freshly brewed coffee. … Read entire article »

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