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Three Counties Two Countries Model T Run October 2022

Vincent Macklin and sons Adam and Matthew invited us to their home town, Monaghan, for an autumn run they collectively describe as Three Counties, Two Countries Model T Run 23rd October 2022.  Our meeting point was the Four Seasons Hotel where to the rear, we...

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Brass Brigade September 2022

In early February last, word got out via social media that the 2022 Brass Brigade would take place towards the end of September, the rally base would be in Clonmel, County Tipperary and the accommodation and meals would be provided by the Minella Hotel.  On...

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Autumn Run September 2022

Readers may recall the offer by Sean McEvoy to take on the 2022 Autumn run in September.  It does not feel that six months have passed meanwhile.  The motto must be,  get out in our Ts while we can!  While our numbers were down, a...

Michael Collins Commemoration Clonakilty August 2022

On the Tuesday morning of the preceding Saturday, Bob Clarke wrote in and ask if a message be conveyed to our Munster members along the following lines. I know this is short notice. In case anybody would be interested in the Michael Collins centenary, the...

Greystones Picnic Run August 2022

June and Clive and family extended an invitation to all members to foregather at “Denali”, the Evans’ homestead in mid-August (14th) for a summer run comprising of a shortish drive to a place of interest and back to home for a Sunday picnic.  Given that...

IVVCC Pre War Run August 2022

Our newly admitted member pointed us in the direction of the IVVCC pre war run to take place on Sunday 11th August 2022 where our base was the very famous Pembroke Kilkenny Hotel, situated in the heart of the city and on the same spot...

Stradbally Steam Fair 2022

After a recess of two years, on account of Covid-19, the annual steam rally at Stradbally, Co. Laois took place on 31st July 2022 and we took up our position in the manicured grassland plot where our Model T Ford cars and commercials were all...

33rd Annual Rally 9th and 10th July 2022

Castle Hyde House The Irish Model T. Ford Club held its 33rd Annual Rally over the week end of 9th and 10th July.  Being a National one marque veteran car club, the location varies from year to year.  Last year it was in Sligo and...

Ballinadee 26th June 2022

It is hard to believe that three years have passed since we were guests of the O’Neill family in Ballinadee.  Much has happened since.  We endured COVID 19 and for all intents and purpose we were shut down.  What a pleasure it was for us...

1915 Model T

T Thoughts – Robert Lambert

As every Model T owner knows, starting the car by hand is fairly straightforward, or is it? Standard procedure before attempting to start the car is to prime the carb with fuel, set the advance/retard and throttle levers. Finally, when everything is set, turn on...