Author: irishmodeltclub

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Autumn Run September 2019

The Autumn Run of the Club took place on Sunday 15th September 2019 when we all gathered at the Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. We were delighted to welcome Vincent and Aileen and two small boys to our club. We look forward to seeing them out and...

Brass Brigade September 2019

Whilst not a Club event, the Annual Brass Brigade is one that receives wholesome support from our members. Martin, a kind enthusiast presented us with a compendium of photographs for our enjoyment.

Stradbally August 2019

The 55th annual steam rally took place at Stradbally, Co. Laois over the 4th August 2019 bank holiday week end and we accepted an invitation to present our Model T ford cars and commercials at as a static display on Sunday. On the previous evening...

Terenure July 2019

The latest club outing saw us attend the Terrenure car show in Dublin. The stand at the show was organised by John O’Neill. A massive thank you goes to John for putting his time and effort into organising the stand at the show and giving...