A day of ‘Automotive Strokestown Park House

 

 

 

 

Ireland’s newest car show will debut at Strokestown Park House, Co. Roscommon on Sunday, August 25th. Roscommon Sports & Classic Car Club in conjunction with Strokestown Park House & Gardens will hold their day of ‘Automotive History’ to showcase the progression of the motor vehicle from the 1920s to the current day and all are welcome on the day. The show opens at 12 pm and will run until 4 pm. Registration takes place from 11.30 am on the day.

  There promises to be something for everyone, with sports and classic cars, tractors and bikes from the 1920s right up to the 1980s. Entry to the show will be free for exhibitors and visitors alike.

  Highlights on the day will include some of Ireland’s rarest Mercedes cars including a 1933 Mercedes 200 convertible; an original Roscommon registered 1955 190sl; a 1959 220s convertible and 1963 230sl pagoda. Other confirmed cars include a 1926 Buick; a mk1 Renault 5 Turbo; Ferraris; DeLoreans; Triumphs; BMWs; Austins; MGs; Toyotas and more.

  All owners of vintage and classic cars and retro cars, bikes and tractors are invited to come and show off their pride and joy in a fabulous setting. There will be €500 in prizes for best in class in the various categories. 

  This event is sponsored by Norio’s Takeaway and proceeds will go to support Blood Bike West and Cuisle Accessible Holiday Resort. 

  Blood Bike West is an all-volunteer charitable organisation providing out of-hours transport of urgent and emergency medical supplies, such as samples, equipment, scan discs, human milk and documentation. Their free, fully donation-funded service links hospitals, hospices, clinics, care homes, and laboratories, contributing to patient care in the West of Ireland.  

  Cuisle is Ireland’s Premier Wheelchair Accessible Respite Resort and is located right here in County Roscommon.

  Representatives from Blood Bike West and Cuisle will be on-site to gather funds throughout the day.

  The organisers look forward to welcoming everyone to the beautiful surrounds of Strokestown House and Gardens for what promises to be a great day!

  For further details contact event organiser Noel Simpson on 087-2304960 and follow Roscommon Sports & Classic Car Club on Facebook.