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T Thoughts – John and Ann Eagers

The Pub with no Beer Just sharing a few photographs taken outside The Rathcoole Inn, “Irelands oldest two storey thatched pub”, with the owner Kevn Hoyne and myself sharing a cup of tea in these extraordinary times. Thinking back to the first day we met...

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T Thoughts – Robert Clarke

My Introduction to the world of the Model T The Ford Model T has taken its place in history like no other car we know, there are many reasons why the Model T is a special car and of course we all know why. My...

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T Thoughts – John O’Neill

Hi members, I hope all is well with you in these strange times we are all living through. Our Secretary mentioned in his recent email our club is looking for things to publish on the website. As I have plenty of unplanned time on my...

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T Thoughts – Raymond Megaw

Hello members, I have put together a few memories of my life with old cars. My first vintage car was an Austin 12 which I bought in the 70s from a lady in Rostrevor,Co Down, my first restoration job. I joined Vintage Austin Register and...

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T Thoughts – Thomas Connor

In 1956, when I was 10 years old, my father, John Connor, purchased an old car from a gentleman who lived near Geesala, Co. Mayo. My brother Patrick and I, were brought along, on what was then just an adventure for me, along with two...

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T Thoughts – William Cuddy

Greetings to all fellow members, I have always had an interest in wheeled mechanical things from an early age. From a family tie I can only attribute this to my maternal grandfather who as a dispensary doctor in Milford, Co Donegal bought in 1903 a...

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T Thoughts – John Brady

Mick Melia’s Ford Model T Ton Truck As a child I listened to my father’s childhood stories about Mick Melia’s Ford Truck. Mick was a neighbour who had returned from America, having spent over thirty years there. On his return in 1926 he bought a...

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T Thoughts – Ann Duffy

Hello Members, My first introduction to Model Ts was when we traveled to England to bring home our 1913 Tourer. Twelve months later 2013 I was asked if I would like to go for a weekend away. Sure I thought all my birthdays had come together....

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President’s Greetings April 2020

MEMBERS, Our country is in the midst of a health crisis due to a dreadful Coronavirus. Many of our members are cocooning at home and keeping a safe distance from others so that we may protect ourselves and our fellow citizens. For now there is...