The Ballinasloe & District Vintage Club took part in the Ballinasloe St. Patrick’s Day Parade and provided great entertainment for all spectators. A member of the club even transported the Queen of the fair in the parade! Some classy cars and vintage tractors were all on show in what was the first public outing for most of their members in 2 years.
The group also held a track day in Tynagh to raise vital funds in aid of the Ukrainian people. Voluntary contributions were given on the day in what was a very rewarding day for all.
The club held their AGM recently where they reflected on a very successful year, with one of the highlights being the €500 that was raised at a car and tractor run and presented to Galway Hospice on the night. They discussed their plans for the year including partaking in classic car road runs some organised by them and some by neighbouring clubs which they support.
The biggest event each year for the club is the static display in the streets of the town , the last Sunday of Fair Week - where over 100 vintage cars, all types of steam engines threshing display and this year some other motoring displays are being planned.
The following committee was elected for the year: President Peter Enright Mooney; Chairman Christy Ward; Secretary Ivan Mullen; Treasurer Mike Glynn; P.R.O Desmond Harney.
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